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September 29, 2023
Finance Technologies

Swiss lendtech Loanboox secures €20m funding

Swiss money and capital market platform Loanboox has collected a cool €20 million in a Series B financing round.

"We were significantly oversubscribed"

“We were significantly oversubscribed”

Investors include Deutsche Kreditbank, the LGT Group and others from Europe and overseas. The company’s valuation now stands at €110 million.

Loanboox’s founder and CEO Stefan Muehlemann says: “We had the opportunity to select the new investors who could offer the most added value to Loanboox, as we were significantly oversubscribed. In addition, all previous shareholders have again invested in this round, a special sign of trust. We take those results as a great compliment, but also as an incentive for our further expansion in Europe and the expansion of our product range, for which we are now ideally equipped.”

The firm was launched in Switzerland at the end of 2016 and now employs 40 people in that country, and Germany, France and Austria.

It offers an online platform for “big ticket loans”. Its clients are public sector authorities, banks, large corporations and institutional investors.

In Switzerland, private placements and bonds can also be issued through Loanboox. Since its go-live at the end of 2016, a financing volume of €17.5 billion has been requested through Loanboox and over 1,000 customers are active on the platform.

It explains that even after the Series B financing round, the majority of the shares will remain in the hands of the founders and employees.

The aim is to achieve profitability by the end of 2021.

Swiss lendtech Loanboox secures €20m funding
Swiss lendtech Loanboox secures €20m funding

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