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Klarna announces acquisition of BillPay

Press releases   •   Feb 06, 2017 09:09 GMT

​STOCKHOLM/BERLIN, February 6, 2017 - Klarna today announces the acquisition of German online payment company BillPay, strengthening its position as one of the leading payment providers in Europe and accelerating its growth in the region.

Klarna Launches in U.S. with as First Major Retail Partner

Klarna Launches in U.S. with as First Major Retail Partner

Press releases   •   Sep 01, 2015 13:15 BST

Klarna, Europe’s leading payment solutions providers, today announced the official launch of commercial operations in the U.S. with as its first major retail partner. According to, this partnership will bring a simplified buying experience on mobile devices, enabling shoppers the ease of buying from their smartphone or tablet with just one tap.

​Klarna now available to 30,000 small businesses in the UK

Press releases   •   Jan 05, 2015 12:02 GMT

Swedish payments solution will revolutionise the consumer experience offered by ekmPowershop users Klarna, the leading European online checkout solution has announced its next step in its UK expansion. Klarna’s payment solution is now available to users of the UK’s leading eCommerce website solution, ekmPowershop, which powers one in five online stores in the UK.


Press releases   •   Sep 19, 2014 10:07 BST

Klarna, a Swedish e-commerce company focused on simplifying buying, today announced plans to expand to the U.S. market in early 2015. A well-known player in Europe for close to a decade, Klarna delivers a much needed payment solution for disenchanted online U.S. retailers and frustrated consumers alike.

Jon Kamaluddin joins Board of Directors of Swedish payments company Klarna

Press releases   •   Aug 18, 2014 07:29 BST

Klarna, the leading European payment provider, today announces that Jon Kamaluddin, former international director at the online retailer ASOS, joins Klarna’s Board of Directors.

Klarna raises €90 million for acquisition of SOFORT

Press releases   •   Mar 14, 2014 08:00 GMT

Klarna today announced it has raised €90 million from its investors, in order to finance the acquisition of SOFORT. The fundraising was led by Klarna’s founders, with participation from existing investors like Sequoia Capital, General Atlantic and Atomico.

Klarna completes SOFORT acquisition

Press releases   •   Mar 07, 2014 09:00 GMT

Klarna today announces the completion of the SOFORT acquisition as all conditions precedent for the closing have been fulfilled. The two companies will together form Klarna Group and become Europe’s leading alternative online payments provider.

Klarna and SOFORT join forces to become one of the leading independent European online payments providers

Press releases   •   Dec 18, 2013 09:09 GMT

• Complementary businesses unite to accelerate growth across all European markets • New group will combine payment alternatives preferred by more than half of German consumers • Merchants to benefit from a new leading European payment group

“Silver Surfers” are booming e-commerce

Press releases   •   Oct 08, 2013 17:17 BST

Klarna awarded Most Innovative Company by GP Bullhound

Press releases   •   May 24, 2013 08:43 BST

At the yearly Media Momentum Awards arranged by the investment bank GP Bullhound, this year being held in Stockholm, Klarna was awarded ”Most Innovative Company”. For the second consecutive year, Niklas Adalberth, deputy CEO, received awards on Klarna's behalf.

Bad Credit? Start Tweeting

News   •   Apr 01, 2013 19:29 BST

LinkedIn: The Ugly Duckling of Social Media

News   •   Feb 28, 2013 19:23 GMT

Klarna reaches 50 million transactions

Klarna reaches 50 million transactions

Press releases   •   Dec 20, 2012 12:16 GMT

Klarna, the company that makes it simple and safe to shop online, has processed 50 million transactions since it was founded in 2005. Over 8 million consumers in 7 countries have used Klarna.

One million Finns use Klarna’s e-payment services

Press releases   •   Dec 19, 2012 08:54 GMT

Already nearly every fifth Finn has used safe and easy e-payment services in different online shops operated by Klarna. Klarna offers safe and easy-to-use e-payment services for both e-stores and individual consumers. In December 2012, the company reached a significant milestone of one million customers in Finland.

Klarna enters Austria

Press releases   •   Jul 04, 2012 12:14 BST

Klarna, a leading European online payments service, today announced that they are expanding their business into a seventh European country. Klarna´s services will be available to e-merchants and consumers in Austria during the fall of 2012.

Klarna Appoints Two New Directors to Board

Press releases   •   May 24, 2012 12:12 BST

Nigel Morris, co-founder of Capital One, and Anton Levy, Managing Director of General Atlantic join Klarna Board of Directors. Stockholm, Sweden – May 24 – Klarna, a leading European online payments service, today announced that Nigel Morris, co-founder of Capital One, and Anton Levy, Managing Director of General Atlantic will join its Board of Directors.

Sequoia Capital invests in Klarna

Press releases   •   May 05, 2012 12:10 BST

Sequoia Capital is investing in Klarna AB ("Klarna"), one of the Nordic region’s leading e-commerce payment solution providers, and will become Klarna’s largest single owner. Sven Hagströmer, Chairman of Investment AB Öresund ("Öresund"), has been named Chairman of the Board of Klarna, and Michael Moritz, Partner at Sequoia Capital, has been made a member of the board.