New financial targets for Resurs Holding

Non Regulatory

The Board of Resurs Holding has decided on new medium term capital and financial targets for the company.

The Financial targets include:

  • Maintain a Core Tier 1 ratio of above 12.5% and a Total Capital Ratio of above 14.5%
  • Maintain annual loan growth of around 10%
  • Decrease the Bank’s Cost Income Ratio towards 40%
  • Achieve a Return on Tangible Equity of around 30%

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About Resurs Holding

The Resurs Group, which operates through its subsidiaries Resurs Bank and Solid Insurance, is the leading retail finance bank in the Nordic region, providing payment solutions, consumer loans and niche insurance products. Resurs has, since the foundation in 1977, established a base of more than 1,000 retail partners with more than 30,000 stores. As a result, Resurs has created a customer base of approximately 5 million customers in the Nordic region. Resurs Bank has had a banking license since 2001 and is subject to the supervision of the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority. The Resurs Group has operations in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland. At the end of 2014, the Resurs Group had approximately 680 employees and a total loan portfolio of approximately SEK 14 billion.

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