The Norwegian investment bank Pareto Securities acquires the Swedish online broker Aktieinvest FK AB (“Aktieinvest”) from the Swedish Shareholders’ Association (“Aktiespararna”). Aktieinvest offers a range of different savings products to private investors (e.g. fraction trading: customers can trade shares in amounts and fractions including re-investment of dividend for free) and various issuance services to companies. Aktieinvest currently has 60,000 customers with deposit accounts and the Company has been owned by Aktiespararna for about 30 years.
”It’s a good transaction for us as a membership association, for our members and the customers of Aktieinvest”
-Joacim Olsson, CEO Aktiespararna
Carlsquare acted as sole financial advisor to Aktiespararna. The transaction is subject to the approval of the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Sw: Finansinspektionen) and expects to close by the end of the year.