Sumary of Klarna raises cash from SoftBank at $45.6 billion valuation:
- Klarna Bank AB is raising fresh funds led by SoftBank Group that value the Swedish fintech startup at $45.6 billion, just months after two separate investment rounds have sent the company valuation soaring..
- The Stockholm-based company, which is already Europe most valuable startup, raised $639 million in new equity funding, it said in a statement on Thursday..
- Klarna in March raised $1 billion at a valuation of $31 billion, tripling its price from a previous round in September..
- Other investors in the latest funding round include Adit Ventures, Honeycomb Asset Management and WestCap Group as well as Sequoia Capital, SilverLake, Dragoneer and Permira….