The first European exchange, Paymium, was founded in the year 2011. They have tens of thousands of European customers and are marketplace compliant, following European Union regulations on payment services.
Paymium is a French company, with its headquarters in Paris. In addition to being an exchange, Paymium offers options that help both merchants and payment processors accept payments in bitcoin. They also help merchants and payment processors avoid cryptocurrency risk and reduce costs associated with transactions.
Provided by Paymium are EUR/BTC exchange services. They also help get Bitcoins sent and received by mail. European Regulations, SEPA Wire Transfer, Credit Card Bitcoin purchase are all compliant.