Announcement from Collector´s Annual General Meeting held on 28 April 2016

Gothenburg, Sweden – Collector AB (publ.) (Nasdaq Stockholm: COLL). Collector´s Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held 28 April 2016 at the West Sweden Chamber of Commerce in Gotheburg. The most important resolutions from the Annual General Meeting are summarized below.

Adoption of balance sheet and income statement
The Annual General Meeting (the “Meeting”) approved the income statement and the balance sheet for the parent company, as well as of the consolidated income statement and the consolidated balance sheet for the fiscal year 2015.

Board of Directors and Auditor
The Meeting resolved in accordance with the Nomination Committee's proposal and decided to reelect Board members Lena Apler, Christoffer Lundström, Vilhelm Schottenius and Erik Selin. Helena Levander, Johannes Nyberg och Claes Kinell had declined reelection. The Meeting elected Azita Shariati and Cecilia Lager as new Members of the Board. Lena Apler was elected as Chairman of the Board. For a more detailed presentation of the Board Members, please refer to
The Annual General Meeting appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers AB as auditors for the period until the next Annual General Meeting has been held. In accordance with the Election Committee the Meeting decided a fixed Board fee of SEK 300,000 each to the Chairman of the Board and other Board members and that remuneration of the auditor shall be payable in accordance with an approved invoice.

Guidelines for remuneration of senior executives
The Annual General Meeting adopted the nomination committee’s proposal that the remuneration to senior managers shall consist of a fixed salary, pension and other benefits. To avoid encouraging unsound risk taking by senior managers, no variable remuneration will be paid.

Authorization for the Board of Directors to resolve to issue new shares
The Annual General Meeting resolved to authorize the Board of Directors to issue new ordinary shares, no later than the next Annual General Meeting, on one or more occasions, with our without deviation from existing shareholders’ preferential rights, against cash or non-cash consideration or a set-off. The maximum number of shares that may be issued is 9,335,000 ordinary shares in total.

For further information, please contact:
Lena Apler, Chairman of the Board Collector I Phone +46 705-25 65 80 I Email
Åsa Hillsten Eklund, CMO Collector I Phone +46 70-081 81 17 I Email

This information is published pursuant to the Swedish Securities Market Act, the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act or the rules and regulations of Nasdaq Stockholm. The information was submitted for publication on 29 April 2016 at 8.45 a.m. Stock exchange: Ticker symbol COLL


About Us

Collector is an innovative, digital, niche bank that offers financing solutions to private and corporate customers. Operations are comprised of the Retail and Corporate segments. Within the Retail segment, the company is engaged in lending to private individuals, invoice and payments by instalments to e-commerce and retail companies, credit card services and deposits. The Corporate segment includes real estate credits, factoring and company credits directed mainly at small and medium-sized enterprises, debt collection on behalf of customers (assignment debt collection) and the acquisition of portfolios of overdue receivables. The company has offices in Gothenburg (head office), Stockholm, Helsinki and Oslo. The Group consists of the parent company Collector AB (publ), wholly owned subsidiary Collector Bank AB, where the main business is conducted, Colligent Inkasso AB and Colligent Norge AS with business services and debt collection and Collector Ventures 1 KB with investments in Fintech. Collector AB (publ) is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm