CPP began life as a provider of Card Protection insurance in 1981. Since then it has grown into an international provider of consumer assistance products and services operating across multiple sectors.
Card Protection Plan Ltd incorporated by founder, Hamish Ogston
Card Protection launched in UK
CPP offices opened in Germany
CPP offices opened in Ireland
CPP offices opened in Spain
Hamish Ogston becomes Non-Executive Chairman
York HQ opened
CPP offices opened in Portugal
Homecare Insurance & Mobile phone insurance acquired (with book dating back to 1995)
CPP offices opened in Italy
Acquired Metris Enhancement Services in US (with book dating back to 2001)
Eric Woolley and Shaun Parker join CPP
CPP offices opened in US
CPP offices opened in France
Identity Protection launched in UK
CPP offices opened in Hong Kong
CPP offices opened in Singapore
Card activation launched Cross-selling introduced
CPP offices opened in Malaysia
Commercial Identity Theft product introduced
CPP offices opened in Turkey
Home 3 joint venture with Mapfre Asistencia established Chesterfield call Centre opened
CPP offices opened in India
Leapfrog Group acquired Travel Assistance introduced.
CPP offices opened in Mexico
IPO of CPP on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange
CPP offices opened in China
i-Deals Promotional Marketing launched
CPP offices opened in Brazil
Key focus in 2012 to align culture to customer-centric way of thinking and behaving
Sale of North American business to AMT Warranty Corp.
Planned exit from France, Singapore, Hong Kong & Brazil and sale of shareholding in Home3.
Secured £20 million new equity funding, restructured the Group's balance sheet and appointed a new Chairman
Closure of Airport Angel business.
Significant growth in our Asia Pacific region.
Acquisition of Blink Innovation Limited.