Debt Collection Agency List
If you actually require a debt collection agency list, there is a good chance you will not find it easily. Unless you wish to spend some serious cash. However, we have ways to help you locate the list you require. Or at the very least suggestions on how to obtain a debt collection agency list cheaply.
For a very quick and simple solution you can try a gig on Fiverr or any of the other outsourcing companies. They charge $5 + 20% commission for a small sample. However, they have found some great lists for us.
Continue reading, we do have links to cheap or FREE data bases that are regularly updated.
Table Of Contents
- List Of Collection Agencies
- Debt Collection Associations
- Google Operators – Must See
- USA Debt Collecting Companies
- UK Debt Collecting Companies
- Business Debt Collection Agencies
- Debt Collection Agency Fees
- Frequently Asked Questions
Time needed: 1 hour and 30 minutes.
How To Create A Debt Collection Agency List
- Why do you need a list?
Do you need the list to solve a debt collection problem? Are you marketing a solution to debt collection platforms? Are you a debt collection agency seeking to find competitors or partners?
- What location are you interested in?
- Size of list
If you are looking to recover a personal debt you might only need 3-6 potential businesses. The same goes if it is business to business commerical debt. Keep you list manageable.
If, However you are trying to sell to debt collectors, you might require all the details of an entire country – which we show you on this page – for free or cheap.
- Google might not be the answer
The first thought is to use Google. However, that is going to achieve nearly 200 million results. Which is neither good to man nor dog.
- Debt collection associations
There are many. And we have found them useless. They are for the use of members. Avoid.
- Final step
If you are unable to source a list. Drop us an email and we might be able to find one for you – time permitting – as it is free
List Of Collection Agencies
Almost without exception most google results will either show a business touting their wares or an extremely limited list of collection agencies.
Our Google research to obtain a general list was limited. But read on and you might find your solution. We have invested time and resources so that you do not need to.
Debt Collecting Associations
You might think that asking a national association for their members would be easy. Not so. They treat their lists as money earners, and you can expect to pay handsomely to have access to the list.
Our favourite way to find proper companies is to carefully use google operators. This allows you access to the full and microscopic date mining available through the biggest library of data ever held.
USA Debt Collecting Companies
You can use the North American Classification System. Many companies offer the entire data set. Gumroad offer a list of all business for $299. However, you will need a great data mining person to interrogate the database to obtain a useful list of debt collection agencies.
You will be able to create a comprehensive report or maybe just debt collections agencies near you or any other location. Or you might be looking for lenders who you can pitch your debt collection business to.
This list only contains debt collection companies that are incorporated. It may also include companies who do not actively collect debt. The information on the lists are incredibly detailed. However, some of the data might be historical.
UK Debt Collection Companies
SIC or Standard Industrial Classification codes could be your way to creating a debt collection list. Company Database offer some free advice on many UK debt collectors. Their list has slightly over 200 entries.
Alternatively there is a FREE data base from Companies House and as long as you know the SIC code you can interrogate their data base and make you won debt collection agency list of you own. Companies can have up to 4 SIC classifications.
The following list are some of the SIC that might be of use to you:
- 64992: debt purchase
- 82911: debt collector
- 64992: discount company (debt factoring)
- 88990: debt counselling services
- 66190: credit or finance broking
- 64921: finance house activities
Similar to the USA you will not reveal any unincorporated debt agencies in these lists.
Business Debt Collection Agency
There is no classification for companies that purport to be a business debt collection agency. You can safely assume that most debt collectors will take on clients for business debt.
Copy and paste either of these into the Google search engine. Instead of having millions of responses it is reduced down to a few thousand.
allinurl: business debt collection agency
allintitle: business debt collection agency
These searches via google operators narrow down you search. However, scraping this information is not entirely legal. We have no information on how to extract a meaningful list of debt collecting agencies from a Google search.
Collection Agency Fees
You will need to employ an army of researchers to obtain a list of debt collection agency fees. Even a data scientist would be at a push to create a list. The other option is to outsource and call the companies up to create you own personal list of collection agency fees. We would love to know why you would want this.
If you visited our site to employ a debt collector. Use the advice above – narrow it down to 6 debt collection companies and call them yourself. Each debt is unique, and you can negotiate collection fees and commissions.
Debt Collection Agency List
If you research thoroughly you will fin that you can create a personal debt collector agency list cheaply. There is a ton of data put there available. however, you need to know what you are looking for.
Here Are Some Common Questions
NO – generally speaking you will have to pay
NO – you would think that they would be but they are sometimes difficult to find. Sole traders, partnerships etc.
No – It will depend on the credit worthiness of the debtor, what is the value of the debt, how old is the debt.
No – both creditors and debtors are not really keen to divulge that they are involved in debt recovery. You will have to depend on your research and sometimes your gut instinct.
Comments and Ideas
If you have any stories or suggestions about debt collection agency lists or a business debt collection agency (those are scarce) we would love to share. How can we acquire them etc. – it would be appreciated by all.
We will try and answer as many questions as we can.