Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced that Resurs Holding AB (short name: RESURS), a large cap company within the financial sector, has started trading of its shares on the main market of Nasdaq Stockholm. Resurs Holding is the 23rd company to list at Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2016.
Founded in 1977, Resurs Holding is a Nordic financial services group specialized in retail finance. The company operates through two subsidiaries, Resurs Bank and Solid Försäkring, and offers a wide range of payment solutions, consumer loans and niche insurance products. Resurs Holding has established collaborations with more than 1,200 retail partners and 35,000 stores, and currently serves around 5 million private customers across Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway.
“I am proud and happy that Resurs now is a publicly listed company,” said Kenneth Nilsson, CEO of Resurs Holding. “The company was founded in the 70’s and has grown steadily since then. We have great owners that have supported our business and growth during all these years. Now we also welcome a new variety of owners – both institutional and private – from Sweden, Europe and America. I very much look forward to our new life as a listed company.”
“We welcome Resurs Holding to Nasdaq Stockholm and to our family of companies,” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “Resurs Holding will make a valuable addition to our strong financial sector, and we look forward to supporting the company with the increased investor exposure that comes with a main market listing.”
*Main markets and Nasdaq First North at Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.