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APS Holding was established in 2004 in response to the need for servicing the portfolios of non-performing loans purchased by Slavia Capital (the parent company of APS) in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. In 10 years from that time, APS Holding has opened branches in Slovakia, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and Serbia.

2007 represents the beginning of the receivables collection activity under the aegis of APS in Poland and Romania, the latter going through various stages of development throughout the eight years of existence on the local market.

In 2011, APS Holding is acquiring, in partnership with Slavia Capital, the consumer finance division of KBC Consumer Finance Romania and signs a servicing agreement for the management of corporate portfolio of secured loans belonging to Corporate Recovery Management (CRM), MKB branch (currently Nextebank).

The partnership with Slavia Capital materialized once again with the acquisition of the company Auto Trade Leasing IFN Romania, in December 2012.

In 2014, APS Holding has signed an agreement with International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank group, by which the American giant commits to finance acquisitions with up to 20 million EUR of non-performing assets in the Central and Eastern Europe area.

Meanwhile, APS Romania has emerged as one of the most active managers of performing and non-performing loans and as a partner of the largest financial and non-financial companies in the country. Moreover, APS Romania is the only company capable of managing guaranteed corporate SME and retail cases, acquiring 100% of such portfolios on sale on the local market.

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APS Holding SE achieved significant milestones in three key areas of its business in 2014.

APS successfully underwrote and invested in some 11 portfolios of Non-performing Loans (“NPLs”) in 2014, across 5 countries including Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Poland, and Romania.

IFC PARTNERS WITH APS HOLDING TO TACKLE NON-PERFORMING LOANS IN EASTERN AND SOUTHERN EUROPE

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, signed agreements with APS Holding, a distressed asset investment management and servicing company, to acquire non-performing loan (NPL) portfolios and restore access to finance for businesses and consumers.

VB Romania closed sale of half a billion Euros of NPL

A non-performing portfolio of secured loans with a volume of EUR 495 million has been sold to an international investors consortium. First transaction of its kind on the Romanian market will allow other banks to follow.

APS Holding Buys MKB's Debt Collection Company

MKB Bank, the Hungarian group that sold Nextebank to investment manager Axxess Capital this spring, has completely left Romania, following the sale of Corporate Recovery Management to APS Holding last month.