Press Release: Andersen, Randall & Richards and The Bessenbacher Co. Announce Merger Creating BARR Credit Services, Inc.

BARR Credit Services

Two industry leaders, Andersen, Randall & Richards, headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, and The Bessenbacher Co., headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri have merged creating BARR Credit Services, Inc. The newly formed company, BARR Credit Services, Inc. will be a leading provider of commercial debt recovery, collections, and credit services.

BARR Credit Services, headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, with regional offices in Kansas City, MO and New Orleans, LA, will service over 12,000 customers throughout the United States and in twenty countries around the world with commercial debt recovery, collections and credit services.

We are positioned to become a worldwide leader in our industry,  said Randy Frazee, CEO of BARR Credit Services and former President and CEO of Andersen, Randall & Richards.  We have been working on this merger for the last five years. I have always respected and admired the Bessenbacher family. I am proud to be partnered with such a highly respected company.  Jim Bessenbacher, Jr., President of BARR Credit Services, said,  We are joining two highly regarded companies, leaders in the commercial collections industry, which can build on their core strengths and develop innovative solutions to better serve our clients. This merger is creating a strong foundation for future growth.  The combination of these two companies to form BARR Credit Services offers a broader and even more sophisticated range of credit and collection services for corporations worldwide.

New Visual Identity
As part of the announcement, BARR Credit Services is also unveiling a new visual identity, logo, and website ( reflecting the legacy of a trusted brand.

About Andersen, Randall & Richards
Andersen, Randall & Richards has offered sophisticated debt collections services, including both Third and First Party debt collection to clients across the country since 1998. Andersen, Randall & Richards is nationally recognized, earning a reputation for providing top results, utilizing industry leading technology, and for being one of the Best Place to Work in Tucson.

About The Bessenbacher Co.
The Bessenbacher Co. has been servicing commercial credit collection clients since 1933. The Bessenbacher Co. is well-known in the commercial credit industry for their innovative development of industry credit groups and proprietary Inet Credit Exchange (ICE). Inet Credit Exchange (ICE) provides industry trade groups with a secure and effective online resource to manage Accounts Receivable portfolios.

Press Contacts
Randy Frazee
(877) 654-1234 x151

Jim Bessenbacher, Jr.
877-654-1234 x194

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