Stockholm, June 10, 2015 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced that Collector AB (short name: COLL), a Mid Cap company within the Financials sector, has started trading of its shares on the main market of Nasdaq Stockholm. Collector is the 43rd company to list at Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2015.
Collector is a niche bank that offers innovative financial solutions to private and corporate customers. Operations are carried out in two segments; Retail and Corporate. Within Retail, Collector offers personal loans, invoicing and instalment solutions to e-commerce and retail customers, credit cards and deposits. The Corporate segment includes factoring and corporate loans primarily to SMEs, junior property financing solutions, third party debt collection services and acquisitions of portfolios of overdue receivables. The Company has offices in Gothenburg (headquarter), Stockholm, Malmö, Helsinki and Oslo. For more information, please visit www.collector.se.
“I am proud of our employees and what we achieve together,” said Stefan Alexandersson, CEO of Collector. “We remain focused on growth, profitability and quality. The listing gives us access to the capital markets and increases the awareness of Collector, which in combination with our strong technology platform and corporate culture will support our continued growth strategy. To go public should not be considered as reaching the finishing line, but rather the start of a new phase.”
“We welcome Collector to our main market where they will make a valuable addition to our strong financials sector,” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “Collector operates in a niche market with great potential and we look forward to supporting them in their continued journey as a publically traded company.”
*Main markets and Nasdaq First North at Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.
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