Svenska Handelsbanken operates as a universal bank that provides services in the whole banking area. The company engages in corporate business, investment banking and trading, and consumer banking and life insurance. Branch office operations The bank conducts universal banking operations with 453 branches in Sweden, 34 in Norway, 35 in Finland, 36 in Denmark and 15 in Great Britain. The bank has a presence in 13 other countries to support the branch operations in its domestic markets. The banks branch office operations comprises of 11 regional banks, Handelsbanken Finans and Stadshypotek Bank. Seven of the regional banks are in Sweden and the remaining four are located in Great Britain, Denmark, Finland and Norway. Handelsbanken Finans offers a range of finance company services in the four Nordic countries and is expanding its operations in Great Britain. Stadshypotek Bank is an internet and telephone bank in Sweden. Branch Office Operations in Sweden: Branch office operations in Sweden comprise seven regional banks with a total of 453 branches. One new branch was opened in Knivsta, which is situated between Stockholm and Uppsala. Mortgage lending in the branch office operations: Mortgage lending in the Swedish branch operations is mainly offered through the Bank’s subsidiary Stadshypotek. Branch Office Operations outside Sweden: Branch office operations outside Sweden comprise the regional banks in Great Britain, Denmark, Finland and Norway. Handelsbanken Markets Handelsbanken Markets’ operations are organized into two business areas: Handelsbanken Capital Markets and Handelsbanken Markets International. Handelsbanken Capital Markets comprises Corporate Finance, including Debt Capital Markets, equities, foreign exchange and fixed income trading, and also structured products. Handelsbanken Markets International comprises banking operations outside the Nordic countries and Great Britain, and also Trade Finance. Handelsbanken Capital Markets is the Nordic investment bank with integrated operations in the field of equities, foreign exchange, fixed income instruments, corporate finance and structured products in the same organization. Handelsbanken Markets International is responsible for the branch offices outside the Nordic region and Great Britain, clearing services for foreign banks, export documentary credits, export finance and project finance. Outside Sweden, it supports the Bank’s Nordic and British customers by acting as a business partner in the international markets where the Bank is established. Banking operations are conducted in New York, Luxembourg, Amsterdam, Paris, Vienna, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Warsaw, Singapore and Hong Kong. There are representative offices in Moscow, Beijing, Shanghai and Taipei. Handelsbanken Asset Management Handelsbanken Asset Management comprises Fund Management, Discretionary Management and Nordic Institutional Custody Services. In addition to the services provided to companies, institutions and individuals, Handelsbanken Asset Management provides support to the branch offices regarding investments, portfolio systems and accounting for foundations. Operations are conducted in the four Nordic countries, and also in Luxembourg, Switzerland, France and Spain. Asset Management outside The Nordic Countries and Great Britain: Private banking outside the Nordic countries and Great Britain is conducted through Svenska Handelsbanken S.A. in Luxembourg with a branch in Zurich and representative offices in Marbella and in St Raphaël. Business Development–Investments Business Development–Investments is a unit at Handelsbanken Asset Management that offers the branch office operations support in the form of business and skills development and methodology for investment advice. Handelsbanken Pension and Insurance The Handelsbanken Pension and Insurance business area comprises Handelsbanken Liv and SPP. These companies offer a range of life insurance products for occupational and private pensions, and asset protection schemes for companies, organizations and private individuals. Handelsbanken Liv has demutualised its life insurance operations and conducts its unit-linked operations and insurance within the same company. Acquisitions In June, 2004, the bank acquired the mutual fund management company XACT Fonder AB, from OMX AB. XACT Fonder AB is a fund management company in Sweden which issues exchange traded funds. History Svenska Handelsbanken was founded in 1871.
svenska handelsbanken-a shs
(SHBA:OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)
Stockholm, 106 70
Phone: 46 87 01 10 00
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