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Freedom Finance launches third Scandinavian business

Wilmslow-based financial services group, Freedom Finance, has continued its European expansion with the launch of its third Scandinavian business.

The Denmark business, based in Copenhagen, is the latest step in the group’s Scandinavian expansion. Freedom already has existing businesses in both Norway and Sweden.

Tony Machin, chief executive at Freedom Finance Group, says: “We are delighted to launch our loan brokerage business in Denmark. We are confident that the Scandinavian region can continue to offer us real growth potential and believe that our new business in Denmark can be as successful as our Swedish and Norwegian businesses.

“Our strategy of European expansion has already proven beneficial and with the current economic uncertainty in a number of countries we believe it is even more important that we continue to look for opportunities that will enable us to continue to grow in the future.”


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