Our history

Resurs Holding is the result of a group of entrepreneurs dreams and visions. A business that started in 1977, in an attic in the fishing village Domsten outside Helsingborg. Since its beginnings, Resurs has rapidly evolved into a leading Nordic group within banking and insurance.

1977

Consumer electronics chain Resurs Radio & TV is founded. The “Sverige-TV” begins its foray into Swedish homes.

1983

Resurs Finans is founded.

1985

The concept “Interest-free” is launched to provide retail customers interest-free financing.

1989

The Radio and TV stores are sold and Resurs focuses on financing and wholesale operations.

1993

Resurs is authorized to conduct insurance business’ and Solid Försäkringar is founded.

1998

Expansion in the Nordic countries.

2001

Resurs Finans receives abanking license. Resurs Bank sees the light of day.

2004

Resource Bank is awarded the “Best Savings Account” of Swedish weekly magazine Privata Affärer.

2005

Resurs Bank launches the Supreme Card Gold.

2008

Kaupthing Finans is acquired.

2010

Solid Försäkringar is nominated as “Best insurance company” by Risk & Försäkring.

2012

Nordic Capital becomes the main shareholder of the Resurs Holding.

2013

Resurs Bank acquires Ellos Finans.

2014

Resurs Bank acquires Dan-Aktiv and Finaref for continued expansion.

2015

Resurs Bank acquires Norwegian niche bank yA Bank and received the award “Bank app of the year” from the magazine Privata Affärer.

2016

Resurs Holding is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.