Coface worldwide

Established in France since 1946, Coface has developed over the course of its 75 years of existence into an international group on a human scale, listed on the Stock Exchange, with over 4,700 employees in 58 countries.

Coface is home to the largest international network of all the players on the market - meaning we can manage the risk of export arrears in sync with specific local conditions. By leveraging our top-tier network, Coface can meet a wide range of needs, including providing cover for subsidiaries of our multinational client companies via a single contract. 

An international company with global and local expertise

We help our clients today in nearly 100 countries, either directly or via our network of partners, and we support them in around 200 markets.

The Group boasts a portfolio of licences in nearly every major market in the world - meaning we can issue insurance contracts directly and deliver credit insurance solutions quickly.

700 employees
Asia Pacific
500 employees
Central and Eastern
1000 employees
Northern Europe
700 employees
Western Europe
1100 employees
Mediterranean & Africa
900 employees

What makes Coface a global leader

Seasoned teams supporting companies in a wide range of markets.

  • +75years of experience
  • +4,900employees in 58 countries
  • 100kclient companies
  • ~200markets covered

In which country are you located?

  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Belgium
  • Benin
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Hong Kong, S.A.R.
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Ivory Coast
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macedonia
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom & Ireland
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Vietnam
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Coface's powerful geographical network

enables us to be close to our clients and to manage risks by adapting to local realities.

South Africa

  • Coface Hrvatska d.o.o. za zastupanje u osiguranju

    Avenija Dubrovnik 46,

    10000, Zagreb

  • Coface Hrvatska d.o.o. za zastupanje u osiguranju

    Avenija Dubrovnik 46,

    10000, Zagreb

  • Coface Hrvatska d.o.o. za zastupanje u osiguranju

    Avenija Dubrovnik 46,

    10000, Zagreb

  • Coface Hrvatska d.o.o. za zastupanje u osiguranju

    Avenija Dubrovnik 46,

    10000, Zagreb

  • Coface Philippines Representative Office c/o PGA Sompo Insurance Corporation

    Corinthian Plaza, 121 Paseo de Roxas,
    Legaspi Village,
    5th Floor

    1229, Makati City

Coface Partners

The Coface Partners network includes around 200 banks and general insurers across the world.

Coface has organised this network since 1992 with a single objective: to strengthen our international foothold and provide our clients with extensive geographical coverage and in-depth knowledge of local economies.

Closer to the risks, closer to our clients

Our aim is to provide our clients with reliable, in-depth information and accurate assessments so that they can dynamically assess risks.

  • 162countries assessed every year
  • 13sectors analysed in 6 regions
  • 200partners worldwide (Coface Partners))
  • 195mcompanies in our database

Our history

  • 1946

    The Compagnie française d’assurance pour le commerce extérieur (Coface) is founded by the French government, which instructs Coface to insure its political, monetary and exceptional trade risks.

  • 1992

    Coface starts to take on an international dimension: Italy (1992), United Kingdom (1994), Germany (1996), Austria (1997), United States (2002)… and in 100 countries worldwide today!

  • 1994

    Most of Coface’s capital is privatised following the privatisation of SCOR, its major shareholder, but the Compagnie continues to manage public guarantees on behalf of the French state.

  • 2002

    Natixis acquires 35.26% of Coface’s capital from SCOR, in the process becoming the majority shareholder.

  • 2006

    Delisted in 2004, Coface becomes a subsidiary of Natixis, the financing, management and financial services bank that is part of the BPCE group.

  • 2012

    Coface Global Solutions (services for multinationals) and TopLiner, additional credit insurance coverage, are launched.

  • 2014

    Coface is listed on the French stock exchange on compartment A of the regulated Euronext Paris market.

    EasyLiner - a 100% digital package for SMEs - comes online.

  • 2017

    Coface transfers the management of public export guarantees to Bpifrance.

  • 2019

    Coface seals the acquisition of PKZ, Slovenia’s leading credit insurance provider, and creates a new entity for expansion in Greece.

    COFACE SA is integrated into the SBF120, the flagship index of the Paris Stock Exchange.

  • 2020

    The Build to Lead strategic plan is launched, designed to consolidate the Group's leading role in credit insurance and develop adjacent businesses (information services, debt collection, bonds, factoring and single risk insurance).

    With the acquisition of GIEK Kredittforsikring AS, Coface strengthens its position in the Nordic market.

  • 2021

    Coface incorporates its strategy into the global framework of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

    Natixis sells part of the capital of Coface SA to the Arch Capital Group Ltd, which now holds 29.5% of the shares.

  • 2022

    Coface creates an entity so it can expand in New Zealand.

  • 2023

    Coface augments its databases with the acquisition of Rel8ed, a company specialising in data analysis in North America, and consolidates its analytical capabilities on behalf of our credit insurance and business information clients.

  • 2024

    Coface launches new 3 year strategy - 'Power the Core' which builds on the successes of previous strategic plans, to deepen and broaden Coface’s franchise, with the ambition to develop a global ecosystem of reference for credit risk management.