Klarna vs BNPL Peers & Weekly Update

Weekly Edition & Stock Spotlight

November 10, 2023

Hill Chart Shape

ApeVue50 Index & Sectors YTD Performance (% YTD)

Returns for Private Markets (%YTD to 06-Nov-23):

SaaS = +24.52%

Data = +21.83%

ApeVue50 = +13.03%

Financial = +10.86%

Security = - 14.28%

Most Active Names Performance

ApeVue50 Privates versus Public Benchmarks/ETFs



Source: Citi (via Bloomberg), ApeVue



Public v. Private (12mo)

The ApeVue50 tracks the performance of the 50 most active private names observed in the secondary market. It is an equal-weighted index, rebalanced on a monthly basis.

This rebalancing of constituents over time gives way for more active names to participate in what we observe as "market performance," and in a more appropriate manner than static selections and weightings criteria.





Stock Spotlight - Klarna

Klarna is an e-commerce payment solutions platform that operates on a 'buy now, pay later' strategy.

The company's business model focuses on offering flexibility and freedom in payment options, allowing customers to choose from four payment methods and pay at the time that best suits their needs.

ApeVue’s ‘Data Room’

Bid and Ask Volume

ApeVue highlights the top 5 and bottom 5 private companies based on total bid and ask volume in the past 90 days.

Bytedance has had the highest bid and ask volume at $2B, followed by SpaceX at $1B. Starburst, Comma.ai, BeeHero, Ro and CoinDCX have had the lowest bid and ask volume at $1M.

YTD Average 90D Volatility    

Among the selected names Starburst has had the highest volatility at 55%, and Bytedance had the lowest volatility at 10%.   


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