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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 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

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.