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Nordea is a Stockholm-based financial services group operating in Northern Europe. It is the result of the successive mergers and acquisitions of the Swedish, Finnish, Danish and Norwegian banks of Nordbanken, Merita Bank, Unibank and Kreditkassen (Christiania Bank) that took place between 1997 and 2000. The largest share holder of Nordea is Sampo (Finnish insurance company) with around 20% of the shares. Total assets: EUR 662.6 billion (as of March 31, 2013). Net profit: EUR 2,634 million (2011), EUR 3,126 million (2012).

Nordea has more than 1,400 branches and is present in 19 countries around the world, operating through full service branches, subsidiaries and representative offices. Nordea splits its operations into three main divisions: retail banking, corporate and institutional banking, and asset management and life insurance.

HQ: Stockholm, Sweden
Founded: 2000
ID: 961. Updated: 26.03.2016

  • Press Releases
  • 01.12.2012 Nordea is named Bank of the Year among the leading European banks for 2012 by The Banker owned by the Financial Times. Read more
  • 18.07.2012 Today Nordea presented strong results for the second quarter 2012 despite global macroeconomic concerns. Based on its stable position, Nordea was able to increase its household lending by EUR 2.3bn. Corporate lending was up even more. Read more
  • 11.12.2010 The Banker magazine has awarded Nordea "Bank of the Year 2010" in Denmark, Sweden and Norway. The "Bank of the Year" awards acknowledge banks for the best overall performance in their country. Read more
  • Head office: Smålandsgatan 17
    SE-105 71 Stockholm
  • Phone: +46 8 614 7000, +46 8 614 7880
  • Fax: +46 8 614 7000
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  • Key people: Christian Clausen (President and Group CEO), Fredrik Rystedt (Group CFO)
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