Sky News has learnt that the Stockholm-based consumer credit provider has informed investors it has kicked off preparatory work ahead of a listing expected to be launched as soon as the first half of next year.
The administrative decision has been taken to reflect the UK’s standing from a legal, regulatory and capital markets perspective, they added. The incorporation of the new holding company does not, however, mean that Klarna will necessarily decide to float in London.
Bankers believe that based on a comparison with New York-listed peer Affirm Holdings, Klarna should attract an IPO valuation of between $15bn and $20bn (£16.1bn).
Banking 4.0 – „how was the experience for you”
„So many people are coming here to Bucharest, people that I see and interact on linkedin and now I get the change to meet them in person. It was like being to the Football World Cup but this was the World Cup on linkedin in payments and open banking.”
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