A London firm that specialises in corporate fraud prevention has linked up with a Swiss firm of asset tracing and debt recovery experts.

The alliance of the Maxima Group and Ovag International will give clients access to a range of services, such as risk management, rapid response investigations support, asset tracing and recovery, fraud prevention and detection services.

Mike Comer, chairman of Maxima said: "We see this alliance as another weapon in our fight against fraud. We now have the ability to recover money, be it debts or the proceeds from fraud, wherever in the world assets have been hidden."