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2016-10-17

Collector AB: Collector's rights issue fully subscribed

The result of Collector AB's (publ) ("Collector") rights issue, for
which the subscription period ended on October 11, 2016, indicates
that 9,333,133 shares, representing approximately 99.9 percent of the
offered shares, were subscribed for by the exercise of subscription
rights. Additionally, applications for subscription without
subscription rights corresponding to 2,934,400 shares, have been
received. Thus, the rights issue is fully subscribed. Through the
rights issue, Collector will receive proceeds amounting to
approximately SEK 513m before transaction costs.

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, TO U.S. NEWS
WIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA,
CANADA OR JAPAN, OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE DISTRIBUTOR
OR RELEASE WOULD BE UNLAWFUL.

Those who have subscribed for shares without subscription rights will
be allotted shares according to the principles outlined in the
prospectus. A notification will be sent to such subscribers who have
been allotted shares without subscription rights. Only those who have
been allotted shares will be notified.

Through the rights issue Collector's share capital increased by SEK
933,500 from SEK 9,335,550.20 to SEK 10,269,050.20 and the total
number of shares increases by 9,335,000 from 93,355,502 to
102,690,502 when the rights issue is registered at the Swedish
Companies Registration Office.

The final day for trading in paid subscribed shares (BTAs) is expected
to be October 24, 2016. The new shares subscribed for with
subscription rights are expected to start trading on Nasdaq Stockholm
on October 26, 2016 and the shares subscribed for without
subscription rights on October 28, 2016.

Financial and legal advisors
SEB Corporate Finance is acting as financial advisor and Setterwalls
Advokatbyrå as legal advisor to Collector in connection with the
rights issue.

Gothenburg October 17, 2016
Collector AB (publ)

For more information, please contact:
Stefan Alexandersson, CEO Collector I Phone +46 10 161 00 00 I
stefan.alexandersson@collectorbank.se

Pia-Lena Olofsson, CFO & Head of IR Collector I Phone +46 10 161 00 00
I pia-lena.olofsson@collectorbank.se

Åsa Hillsten, CCO & IR Collector I Phone +46 10 161 00 00 I
asa.hillsten@collectorbank.se

This information is information that Collector AB is obliged to make
public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation and the Financial
Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for
publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above,
at 12.00 CET on October 17, 2016.

About Collector
Collector is a niche bank that offers innovative financial solutions
to private and corporate customers. Operations are carried out in two
segments; Retail and Corporate. Within Retail, Collector offers
personal loans, invoicing and instalment solutions to e-commerce and
retail customers, credit cards through Collector Easycard and
Collector Easyliving, and deposits. The Corporate segment includes
factoring and corporate loans primarily to SMEs, junior property
financing solutions, third party debt collection services and
acquisitions of portfolios of overdue receivables. The Company has
offices in Gothenburg (headquarter), Stockholm, Malmö, Helsinki and
Oslo.

Important information
The information in this press release does not constitute an offer to
acquire, subscribe for or otherwise trade in shares, subscription
rights or other securities in Collector.

This press release may not be released, published or distributed,
directly or indirectly, in or into the United States, Australia,
Canada, or any other jurisdiction where such action is wholly or
partially subject to legal restrictions or where such action would
require additional prospectuses, registrations or other actions in
addition to what follows from Swedish law. Nor may the information in
this press release be forwarded, reproduced or disclosed in a manner
that contravenes such restrictions or would entail such requirements.
Failure to comply with this instruction may result in a violation of
applicable securities laws.

No subscription rights, BTAs (interim shares) or new shares have or
will be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended,
("Securities Act"), or securities legislation in any state or other
jurisdiction in the United States and may not be offered or sold,
directly or indirectly, in or into the United States, except pursuant
to an available exemption from the registration requirements of the
Securities Act and in compliance with the securities laws of any
state or other jurisdiction of the United States.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements which
reflect Collector's current view on future events and financial and
operational development. The words "intend", "estimate", "expect",
"may", "plan", "anticipate" or similar expressions regarding
indications or prognoses of future developments or trends and which
are not statements based on historical facts constitute
forward-looking information. Although Collector believes that these
statements are based on reasonable assumptions and expectations,
Collector cannot give any assurances that such statements will
materialize. Forward-looking statements are in its nature involved
with both known and unknown risks and uncertainties, since it is
depending on future events and circumstances. Forward-looking
statements do not constitute any representations and warranties and
the outcome could differ materially from the information set out in
the forward-looking statements.

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