We pioneered responsible collections, the ethical approach to maximising performance in the interests of clients, consumers and society as a whole. Lowell best practice is enshrined in The Lowell Way and we have expanded our reach and impact of The Lowell Way through careful and timely growth.

This is our mission, to make credit work better all - for businesses, for consumers and our communities, across Europe. The Lowell Way drives growth and value, for us and all our stakeholders.

2018
  • Lowell launches new corporate website
  • Lowell acquires Nordic carve-out business from Intrum
2017
  • Lowell achieves FCA authorisation in the UK
  • Former Lowell Group and GFKL rebrand as Lowell
2016
  • Acquisition of Tesch Inkasso Group 
  • Acquisition of IS Inkasso Group 
2015
  • Former Lowell Group and GFKL agree to become one group
  • Permira acquires Lowell Group from TDR and merges with GFKL
  • Lowell Group launches Lowell Solicitors Limited
  • Lowell Financial Limited ranked number-one credit management and debt collection business in Europe by OC&C
2014
  • Lowell Group granted interim permissions by FCA
  • Lowell Group opens new headquarters in Leeds Valley Park, Leeds
  • AAA-rated Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan acquires significant holding in Lowell Group
  • Intratech and Deutsche Multiauskunftei form part of GFKL Group
2013
  • Lowell Group acquires Interlaken Group
  • Lowell Group ranked in top three leading credit management businesses for the sixth consecutive year
2012
  • Lowell Group breaks new industry ground by placing a £200m high-yield bond
  • GFKL acquires SNT Inkasso & Forderungsmanagement, now GFKL Collections
2011
  • TDR Capital acquires Lowell Group