Colliers awarded top scores in Customer References, Awards & Certifications, Programs for Innovation and CSR

TORONTO, May 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Leading global commercial real estate services firm Colliers International Group Inc. (Nasdaq and TSX: CIGI) is pleased to announce that it has been selected for the 2020 Global Outsourcing 100 list by IAOP® for the 14th straight year. Colliers also earned an All Star distinction from IAOP® for receiving top scores in the following major categories: Customer References, Awards & Certifications, Programs for Innovation and Programs for Corporate Social Responsibility.

Colliers earned a perfect Customer Reference score, the single most important factor in a company’s overall score, by creating value and accelerating success for the firm’s clients. Colliers has a proven track record in the global outsourcing industry and is committed to service excellence in the delivery of market-leading expertise to our clients.

“It’s an honour to be recognized for this prestigious distinction from the IAOP,” said John Friedrichsen, COO | Global at Colliers International. “Being named to this list for the 14th straight year is a testament to the best-in class service we provide, as well as strong leadership in areas that really matter to companies’ outsourcing decisions, both of which are synonymous with the Colliers brand and have never been more important.”

The 2020 Global Outsourcing 100 recognizes the world’s best outsourcing service providers and advisors. This list is based on applications received, and judging is based on a rigorous scoring methodology that includes an independent review by an independent panel of IAOP customer members with extensive experience in selecting outsourcing service providers and advisors for their organizations.

“Buyers understand there are hundreds of qualified service providers and advisors out there, but what they need to understand now is what makes each one exceptional,” said IAOP CEO, Debi Hamill. “The Global Outsourcing 100 list has done just that. We’re proud to recognize Colliers International for being among these companies this year.”

About Colliers International

Colliers International (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading real estate professional services and investment management company. With operations in 68 countries, our more than 15,000 enterprising professionals work collaboratively to provide expert advice to maximize the value of property for real estate occupiers, owners and investors. For more than 25 years, our experienced leadership, owning approximately 40% of our equity, has delivered compound annual investment returns of almost 20% for shareholders. In 2019, corporate revenues were more than $3.0 billion ($3.5 billion including affiliates), with $33 billion of assets under management in our investment management segment. Learn more about how we accelerate success at corporate.colliers.com, Twitter @Colliers or LinkedIn.

About IAOP
IAOP is the global association that brings together customers, providers, and advisors in a collaborative, knowledge-based environment that promotes professional and organizational development, recognition, certification, and excellence to improve business service models and outcomes. Our members and affiliates worldwide are digging deep at IAOP conferences, learning at IAOP chapter meetings, getting trained and certified at IAOP courses and workshops, and connecting through IAOP social media, all with one goal: better business results. Whether you are a customer, provider or advisor, new to collaborative business models like outsourcing, or you are an experienced professional, IAOP connects you and your organization to our growing global community and to the resources you need to get the results your company deserves and demands. For more information and how you can become involved, visit www.IAOP.org.

For further information, please contact:

Andrea Cheung
Global Manager, Communications
Andrea.Cheung@colliers.com
(416) 324-6402

Kate Tulloch-Hammond
Director, Media & Communications, IAOP
kate.hammond@IAOP.org
+1.845.452.0600, ext. 122