18 December 2017, 14:32 CET

Axactor Group

Press release

Axactor enters a Forward Flow agreement for unsecured non-performing loan (NPL) claims with Instabank ASA in Norway.

Axactor will acquire fresh unsecured Consumer lending claims, on a monthly basis, from Instabank. The annual volume is expected to be over EUR7m, giving Axactor further regular volumes on top of existing contracts already in place. This deal in combination with several key hires into the Portfolio management team within the Norwegian entity in Axactor, will significantly increase the contribution the acquisition business makes to Norway in 2018.

Oddgeir Hansen, Interim Country Manager for Axactor commented "This deal clearly demonstrates the increased focus from both Group and Local management on the debt purchase product is paying off. The new hires in the portfolio team are already delivering the changes needed to push Axactor onto a completely different level. I welcome these additional volumes as well as further expected portfolios to help drive significant growth in 2018."

This acquisition will be financed through Axactor's existing Cash and Credit Facilities.

For further information, please contact:

Endre Rangnes

Chief Executive Officer

Mail: endre.rangnes@axactor.com

Tel: +46 8 402 28 00

Cell Phone: +47 48 22 11 11

Geir Johansen

Chief Financial Officer

Mail: geir.johansen@axactor.com

Cell Phone: +47 477 10 451