Intrum Justitia acquires secured debt portfolio

Intrum Justitia has entered into an agreement to acquire a non-performing secured debt portfolio in Hungary for a total investment of about EUR 62 million. The seller is Erste Bank Hungary, part of an international bank group and the portfolio consists of a large number of non-performing consumer loans secured by real estate.

"This investment is in line with our strategy to expand our purchase debt business for consumer unsecured receivables to adjacent asset classes, in countries where we have a strong market position and solid operations. Through acquiring secured debt portfolios, we also broaden our commitment to be a trusted partner for clients in the bank and finance industry", says Mikael Ericson, CEO of Intrum Justitia.

The investment will be financed by Intrum Justitia’s available cash and credit facilities.

For further information, please contact:

Erik Forsberg, CFO
Tel: + 46 8 546 102 02

Intrum Justitia is Europe’s leading Credit Management Services (CMS) group, offering comprehensive services, including purchase of receivables, designed to measurably improve clients’ cash flows and long-term profitability. Founded in 1923, Intrum Justitia has some 3,850 employees and operations in 19 markets. Consolidated revenues amounted to about SEK 5.6 billion in 2015. Intrum Justitia AB is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm since 2002. For further information, please visit www.intrum.com

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Intrum is the industry-leading provider of Credit Management Services with a presence in 24 markets in Europe. Intrum helps companies prosper by offering solutions designed to improve cash flows and long-term profitability and by caring for their customers. To ensure that individuals and companies get the support they need to become free from debt is one important part of the company’s mission. Intrum has more than 8,000 dedicated and empathetic professionals who serve about 80,000 companies across Europe. In 2017, pro-forma revenues amounted to SEK 12.2 billion. Intrum is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and the Intrum share is listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange. For further information, please visit www.intrum.com.

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