Paysera, a Lithuanian payment processor with a dominant presence in the Baltics, has raised its authorised capital from EUR 3 million up to EUR 7 million. The capital was raised from the accumulated profit.
“Paysera has become a well-known financial partner in the Baltic region and Central Europe, and also beyond the European borders. Its expansion in Europe and beyond has also resulted in a growth of the clients’ money in accounts, which was also affected by the global pandemic. In the face of COVID-19, people and companies saved more and spent less money, and, naturally, they felt a need to keep their savings somewhere.
Due to an increased amount of money in accounts, we have strengthened our capital according to the supervisory requirements. We have raised our capital from our profit. Our business has been profitable from the start of our activities,”
says Vytenis Morkūnas, CEO of Paysera LT.
The firm reported that in a year, the client funds held in the accounts of the electronic money institution (EMI) increased from 200 million up to 288.5 million euro. Approximately 60% of this amount consisted of funds of non-Lithuanian residents.
Last year, Paysera had also introduced an alternative way of keeping money in accounts where it offered its clients the possibility to keep funds and preserve the value of their money in the form of physical gold.
According to the data from the Bank of Lithuania, at the end of the third quarter of 2020, Paysera was one of the largest electronic money institution in Lithuania by the number of payment transactions.