Coface was established 18 years ago as “Coface Rus Services”, offering credit management services: business information and debt collection, providing information on 600,000 Russian companies.  Coface also produces credit ratings on Russian companies, and recently took full control of its Russian rating company, buying back 100% of the shares.  This is part of Coface’s worldwide strategy to become the first global European rating agency.   Source: Coface Press Release

BIIA Newsletter July I – 2010 Issue