Crypto Exchange Safello Says Planned IPO Is Oversubscribed by 1,240%

The Swedish firm is expected to list on Nasdaq First North on May 12.

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Updated May 9, 2023 at 3:18 a.m. UTC
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Swedish cryptocurrency exchange Safello has said its planned initial public offering is oversubscribed by 1,240%.

  • The IPO was subscribed for 502 million Swedish krona ($59 million) from an initial offering of SEK 40.5 million ($4.76 million), according to an announcement Wednesday.
  • “This is another validation of the maturity of the crypto industry and how it is finding its footing in the established financial industry,” said Frank Schuil, CEO of Safello.
  • The firm’s shares are expected to start trading on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market, an alternative stock exchange for small and medium-sized growth companies in Europe, under the ticket SFL on May 12.
  • Safello’s anchor investors include Northzone, White Star Capital and Digital Currency Group, the parent company of CoinDesk.
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