Revenue tops £200m at Leeds-based Callcredit

Leeds-based Callcredit Information Group reported record results and launched a new identity “designed to position the business for continued growth both in the UK and internationally.”

Callcredit recorded an 18% increase in gross revenue to £201 million with group operating profits growing by more than 20%.

Mike Gordon, CEO, Callcredit Information Group, said: “Today’s results represent seven consecutive years of profitable double digit revenue growth and provide the springboard for further UK and international expansion …

“During 2016 and the first half of 2017, we have made significant acquisitions and key appointments which will accelerate our business both in the UK and internationally.

“We bought customer experience specialist Numero in March 2016 and device fraud protection firm Recipero in September 2016.

“At the beginning of 2017 we restructured our wider operating model, appointing both a head of North America and a separate head of International Markets.

“Last month we acquired leading Spanish fraud prevention and anti-money laundering business, the Confirma group of companies and appointed a head of Spain.”