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OSSFIN

Monitor on financial intermediaries specialized in leasing, factoring, and consumer credit


The SDA Bocconi Monitor on financial intermediaries - OSSFIN is recognized as the main source for financial analysis and assessment of the performance of financial intermediaries.

Thanks to its experience in research, knowledge of operations, and its independence, it not only represents a point of reference for companies within the sector for the purposes of improvements and benchmarking, but also for the operators and institutions that monitor them.

Activities

The SDA Bocconi Monitor on financial intermediaries - OSSFIN performs financial analysis and performance assessment services for financial companies for:

  • financial and credit companies - such as banks, holding companies, etc. – that need to rate other companies or institutions
  • the very same companies that are being studied
  • consulting firms.

Rigorous reclassification and analysis procedures are applied to the financial statements, taking into consideration the unique accounting issues and business characteristics of each industry sector.

Membership advantages

Monitor on financial intermediaries - OSSFIN members are entitled to receive a copy of the annual industry report for their sector or for the industry sectors of interest. Each report includes an aggregated balance sheet, reclassified for the industry sector in question, a series of balance sheet indicators that are expressed as a percentage and are specific to that sector and an overview of the industry for the years where information is available. 

Publications

A summary of the latest industry reports is provided below:

Books and articles

“La performance degli operatori specializzati nel factoring nel 2016”, P. Ferrari, Assifact Fact&News, anno 19, numero, 4, 2017 (ISSN 1972 3970)

“La performance degli operatori specializzati nel factoring nel 2015”, P. Ferrari, Assifact Fact&News, anno 18, numero, 4, 2016 (ISSN 1972 3970)

“La valutazione della performance degli operatori specializzati nel factoring: un confronto temporale e un’analisi intersettoriale”, P. Ferrari, CrediFact Osservatorio credito commerciale e factoring, Discussion Paper Series, n. 1/2015.