1st Credit

1st Credit is a leading UK debt purchase and collection business that focuses on the acquisition and collection of distressed debt portfolios from credit providers such as banks, credit card companies and utilities.

Sector Financial Services Office London
Acquired 2004 Deal size £67m


The company has two distinct activities: it purchases non-performing debt from companies at a discount to face value and then uses its bespoke collection methodologies to recover outstanding debt from individual account holders. It also collects unpaid debts on behalf of companies, typically being paid a fixed percentage commission from the debt it recovers.

In November 2016 the company was sold to Intrum Justitia.

To learn more about the company, visit www.1stcredit.com

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