Intrum has announced the appointments of two new Managing Directors (MDs) for Intrum Spain and Intrum Italy respectively. José Luis Bellosta Rigo has been appointed Managing Director for Intrum’s operations in Spain. Rigo has 25 years’ of international experience from the financial services sector, and comes most recently from the position as Managing Director of…

New research from Experian has found that one in six (60%) of consumers are e continuing to embrace digital transactions by using universal mobile wallets. The research has found that more people become accustomed to the security and convenience of the digital channel, digital transactions including mobile wallet payments are continuing to increase.  The Global…

Sales of non-performing loans (NPLs) hit a four-year low last year with €67.7bn sold, according to the Debtwire European NPLs FY20 Report. The Government supported disposals accounted for 60% of the total, the report found. The Cobid-19 crisis delayed portfolio sales as Europe went into lockdown, while agreements fell apart as the economic outlook deteriorated.…

As European economies struggle to cope with the effects of the second wave of the coronavirus, Intrum’s Financial Wellbeing Barometer highlights the disparities in financial wellbeing among consumers across the continent. While pre-existing household debt and financial instability have been aggravated by the pandemic in southern Europe, stimulus measures appear to have protected household incomes…

The European Commission has today presented a strategy to prevent a future build-up of non-performing loans (NPLs) across the European Union, as a result of the pandemic crisis. The strategy aims to ensure that EU households and businesses continue to have access to the funding they need throughout the crisis. Banks have a crucial role…

Economic upheaval is putting a disproportionate strain on young adults and parents in the UK, according to the latest European Consumer Payment Report by Intrum The annual European-wide survey of more than 24,000 consumers found that 36% experienced an income drop as a result of the Covid-19 crisis. Though 10% said their income has since…

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has reminded firms to be ready for the end of the transition period in one month’s time. When the transition period ends at 11pm on 31st December, firms will need to be prepared for a number of changes to the regulatory environment in which they operate. EU laws will no…

Customer communications, identification and graphics services specialist Paragon Group has announced the acquisition of French Groupe Bernard – specialist in Business Process Operations (BPO), effective 1st of October 2020. Groupe Bernard will be integrated into the Paragon Customer Communications (PCC) Division with a focus on Business Process Management and Loyalty Cards / Program Management. Groupe…

A new Bill designed to ensure the UK’s world-leading financial services sector continues to thrive and grasp new opportunities on the global stage has been introduced to Parliament. The Government says that the new Financial Services Bill is an important first step in taking responsibility for our financial services regulation, ensuring that the UK maintains…

European credit management specialist, Intrum has announced the appointment of Anders Engdahl as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Current CEO Mikael Ericson who will leave the company after four years as President and CEO. At the same time, the Board has appointed Intrum’s current Chief Financial Officer Anders Engdahl as new President and…

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