The Lindorff History

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Founded by the Dane Eynar Lindorff in Kristiania in 1898, Lindorff is today one of the fastest growing debt-collection companies in the world.
(Unknown photographer, copyright Oslo City Museum)

Lindorff is one of the leading European providers of debt-related administrative services with more than 100 years of history.

From a small Norwegian office founded 1898, we have grown into one of the biggest and fastest growing debt-collection companies in the world, with clear global ambitions. With our financially strong owners with unique industrial knowledge, Lindorff is building up a strong international position, highly weighted within banking and finance.

Lindorff possess market-leading expertise and unique databases with debt-related information to help customers make better decisions, improve their efficiency and accelerate their cash flow.

Our services range from customer selection to credit evaluation, invoicing, reminders, debt collection, portfolio management and customer services.

We care about our customers, and constantly seek the most effective and customized service model for them. Caring is one of our four core values, along with professionalism, being customer oriented and performance oriented.

Lindorff has currently 3000 employees in 11 countries - Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, The Netherlands, Germany and Spain. Net revenue in 2012 was € 500 million. Lindorff is owned 50% by Altor (Altor 2003 Fund and Altor Fund II) and 50% by Investor AB. Our headquarters are in Oslo, Norway.

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