01 2015



Financial advisor to Nordic Capital

Deal Team

Milan Bartik
Clemens Hisch

Transaction Summary

On January 2015, Nordic Capital Fund VIII (“Nordic Capital”) closed the acquisition of Euroline AB (“Euroline”).

Euroline is a well-established provider of card acquiring solutions in Scandinavia with a strong market position in eCommerce and Nordic Retail.

Nordic Capital private equity funds have invested in mid-market companies primarily in the Nordic region since 1989.

Overview of Euroline

Euroline has built a sophisticated portfolio of services that include simplification of payment processes, multi-currency support and risk management support.

The company offers businesses a simple and secure infrastructure for card transactions both online and in stores.

Euroline provides card acquiring services to SEB’s corporate customers, corresponding to volumes of approximately SEK 100 billion and over 200 million transactions per year.

It is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has approximately 50 employees.

Corestar Partners’ Role

Corestar Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Nordic Capital on the acquisition of Euroline, contributing with in-depth knowledge of the Nordic acquiring market, the company’s competitive position as well as valuable process insights.

Corestar Partners has been in close dialogue with Nordic Capital over the last years.