Mandate Vinge advises when Lendify, a digital lender and one of Sweden’s largest challengers to the banking sector, reaches a billion valuation in conjunction with new capital raising

September 10, 2019

Vinge has advised Lendify AB (publ) (”Lendify”) in connection with the procurement of new capital in an investment round in a total amount of approximately SEK 197 million.

The issue occurs to a valuation of Lendify of approximately SEK 1 billion (prior to the investment). The capital is intended to be used for capital adequacy and future liquidity.

Vinge’s team primarily consisted of partner Jonas Johansson together with, among others, associates Filip Öhrner, Anna Thoms and Hanna Risberg.

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