Azzurro Associates recognised as one of Europe’s fastest growing companies

Azzurro Associates is celebrating being recognised by the Financial Times as one of Europe’s fastest growing companies.

The business, which delivers Commercial Debt Solutions to a range of SME lending clients, grew its revenues in 2021 to €28.6m, achieved a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 68.9% and an Absolute Growth Rate of 381.9%.

Azzurro’s CEO and founder Andrew Birkwood says that the inclusion in the 7thedition of FT 1000 Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies report is a testament to an extremely talented team’s hard work, persistence and drive: “I’d also like to take this opportunity to thank all our SME lending clients that have placed their trust in Azzurro over the years,” he said.

Azzurro’s COO, Karen Bulgarelli is similarly delighted with the news: “Having launched in 2017 with a vision to create the commercial debt solutions sector, Azzurro has enjoyed consistent growth in its first five years of operation,” she added.

“Being named in the 7th edition of FT 1000 Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies shows we have the resources, the people and the skills to continue our journey to bring excellence to the Commercial Debt Solutions marketplace through a combination of innovation, choice and opportunity.”