SOFORT AG, based in Gauting near Munich (Germany), offers products and services for the secure purchase of goods and digital products on the Internet. The company is part of the Klarna Group, the leading European payment provider. Besides the payment method SOFORT Banking, SOFORT AG offers, among others, the online-verification system SOFORT Ident and SOFORT Banking Paycode. With the TÜV Saarland certified payment system SOFORT Banking, SOFORT AG is the market leader among the direct transfer methods in Germany and Austria, which operate based on online banking as we know it. More than 30,000 eCommerce shops process about three million transactions per month using SOFORT Banking. SOFORT Banking is available in eleven countries: Aside from Germany, the system works in Austria, Belgium, France, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Switzerland and the UK.