Collector publishes prospectus and changes publication date for its report for the third quarter

The prospectus relating to Collector’s issue of shares with preferential rights for the Company’s shareholders has now been approved and registered by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority and is now available on the Company’s website   www.collector.se/en/rights-issue and SEB’s website www.sebgroup.com/prospectuses. 

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The prospectus and the application forms can also be obtained from Collector and SEB .

Due to the ongoing rights issue, Collector has decided to change the publication date for its report for the third quarter 2016. New time for publication will be at 08.15 a.m. CET on October 31, 2016. 

Financial and legal advisors
SEB Corporate Finance is acting as financial advisor and Setterwalls Advokatbyrå as legal advisor to Collector in connection with the rights issue. 

Gothenburg September 22, 2016
Collector AB (publ)

For more information, please contact:
Stefan Alexandersson, CEO Collector I Phone +46 10 161 00 00
E-mail stefan.alexandersson@collectorbank.se

Pia-Lena Olofsson, CFO & Head of IR Collector I Phone +46 10 161 00 00
E-mail pia-lena.olofsson@collectorbank.se

Åsa Hillsten Eklund, CCO & IR Manager Collector I Phone +46 10 161 00 00
E-mail asa.hillsteneklund@collectorbank.se

This information is information that Collector AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation and the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above, at 6.30 p.m. CET on 22 September, 2016.  


About Collector
Collector is a niche bank that offers innovative financial solutions to private and corporate customers. Operations are carried out in two segments; Retail and Corporate. Within Retail, Collector offers personal loans, invoicing and instalment solutions to e-commerce and retail customers, credit cards through Collector Easycard and Collector Easyliving, and deposits. The Corporate segment includes factoring and corporate loans primarily to SMEs, junior property financing solutions, third party debt collection services and acquisitions of portfolios of overdue receivables. The Company has offices in Gothenburg (headquarter), Stockholm, Malmö, Helsinki and Oslo.


Important information
The information in this press release does not constitute an offer to acquire, subscribe for or otherwise trade in shares, subscription rights or other securities in Collector. Any invitation to the persons concerned to subscribe for shares in Collector will only be made through the prospectus that Collector has published on 22 September 2016.

This press release may not be released, published or distributed, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States, Australia, Canada, or any other jurisdiction where such action is wholly or partially subject to legal restrictions or where such action would require additional prospectuses, registrations or other actions in addition to what follows from Swedish law. Nor may the information in this press release be forwarded, reproduced or disclosed in a manner that contravenes such restrictions or would entail such requirements. Failure to comply with this instruction may result in a violation of applicable securities laws.

No subscription rights, BTAs (interim shares) or new shares have or will be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, (“Securities Act”), or securities legislation in any state or other jurisdiction in the United States and may not be offered or sold, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States, except pursuant to an available exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and in compliance with the securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction of the United States.

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Collector is an innovative, digital, niche bank that offers financing solutions to private and corporate customers. Since 2005, Collector has had annual organic revenue growth of just over 30% and profit growth (EAT) of approximately 56%. 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 factoring and company credits directed mainly at small and medium-sized enterprises, property finance, debt collection on behalf of clients (assignment debt collection) and the acquisition of portfolios of overdue receivables. The company has offices in Gothenburg (HQ), Stockholm, Malmö, Helsinki and Oslo. The Group is comprised of the parent company, Collector AB (publ); the wholly-owned subsidiary, Collector Bank AB, in which the main operations are conducted; and Collector Finance & Law AB and Collector Norge AS, which are active in commissioned services and debt collection. Collector is listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm Mid Cap list. Find out more at www.collector.se/en/