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Swedbank announces management changes and a new digital group function

To secure delivery on strategic objectives and to increase customer and employee satisfaction, Swedbank today announces changes to the Group Executive Committee as well as the formation of a new group function for Digital Banking. In addition, two new product areas; Group Savings and Group Lending & Payments, will replace Group Products. By making these changes, Swedbank strengthens its effort to meet changed customer demands and behaviour.

30-05-2016 07:00    Press releases

Swedbank appoints Elisabeth Beskow and Ola Laurin Heads of Large Corporates & Institutions

Elisabeth Beskow and Ola Laurin have been appointed Co-Heads of Swedbank Large Corporates & Institutions. Both will be members of the Group Executive Committee and will report to CEO Birgitte Bonnesen.

29-04-2016 08:30    Press releases

Interim report for the first quarter 2016

Swedbank´s President and CEO, Birgitte Bonnesen comments: “Our strategy remains firm. We will continue to be an available full-service bank with low risk for private and corporate customers in our four home markets.”

26-04-2016 07:00    Press releases

Interim report for the first quarter 2016

Swedbank´s President and CEO, Birgitte Bonnesen comments: “Our strategy remains firm. We will continue to be an available full-service bank with low risk for private and corporate customers in our four home markets.”

26-04-2016 07:00    Press releases

Swedbank appoints Birgitte Bonnesen as President and CEO

Swedbank’s Board of Directors has appointed Birgitte Bonnesen as President and CEO in Swedbank. Birgitte Bonnesen has until today been acting CEO in the bank.

22-04-2016 07:00    Press releases

Swedbank Economic Outlook Update

Global recovery threatened by political risks

Tags: Swedbank Economic Outlook, April, 2016

14-04-2016 08:00    Comments    Publications

Invitation to presentation of Swedbank's interim report January - March 2016

Swedbank's interim report for January - March 2016 will be published on Tuesday April 26 at 07:00 a.m. (CET). You are invited to participate in the following events:

12-04-2016 16:30    Press releases

Swedbank's Annual General Meeting 2016

Today's Annual General Meeting adopted that there shall be eight board members and to elect Bodil Eriksson and Peter Norman and to re-elected Ulrika Francke, Göran Hedman, Lars Idermark, Pia Rudengren, Karl-Henrik Sundström and Siv Svensson. The Annual General Meeting elected Lars Idermark as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

05-04-2016 17:45    Press releases

Purchasing Manager's Index - Services March 2016

Services PMI fell to 54.9 in March: Robust service activity

Tags: PMI, Services, March, 2016

05-04-2016 08:30    Comments    Publications

Lars Idermark resigns from the Board of Directors of Aleris

Lars Idermark, who has been proposed as Chair of the Board of Directors in Swedbank by the Nomination Committee, has informed the main owners in Aleris that he wishes to resign as Chair of the Board of Directors of Aleris with immediate effect.

03-04-2016 13:00    Press releases

Purchasing Managers’ Index - March 2016

PMI rose to 53.3 in March – New orders recover

Tags: PMI, March, 2016, Purchasing Managers’ Index

01-04-2016 08:30    Comments    Publications

Press meeting with Anders Sundström at 10.00

With reference to the Nomination Committee’s new proposal to the Annual General Meeting in Swedbank 2016, the Chair of the Board of Directors of Swedbank will host a press meeting in the morning.

30-03-2016 08:10    Press releases

Change of Swedbank’s Nomination Committee’s proposal to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Swedbank 2016

The Nomination Committee for the AGM 2016

30-03-2016 08:00    Press releases

Swedbank´s takeover of Danske Bank retail banking services in Lithuania and Latvia approved

Based on the agreement from September 2015 between Swedbank and Danske Bank, which now has been approved by the Competition Authorities in both countries, Danske Bank retail banking services will be transferred to Swedbank.

22-03-2016 16:15    Press releases

Anders Karlsson new CFO at Swedbank

Göran Bronner has communicated that he will leave Swedbank. Birgitte Bonnesen, Acting CEO, has appointed Anders Karlsson as CFO.

21-03-2016 07:00    Press releases

Purchasing Manager's Index - Services February 2016

Services PMI fell to 55.8 in February: Steady service activity

Tags: Pmi, Services, February, 2016

03-03-2016 08:30    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Manager's Index- February 2016

PMI fell to 51.7 in February – Cooling demand

Tags: Pmi, february, 2016

01-03-2016 08:30    Comments    Publications

Disclosure of Home Member State - Offentliggörande av hemmedlemsstat

26-02-2016 16:50    Press releases

Disclosure of Home Member State - Offentliggörande av hemmedlemsstat

26-02-2016 16:50    Press releases

Welcome to Swedbank’s Annual General Meeting 2016

The shareholders in Swedbank AB are hereby given notice to the Annual General Meeting at Dansens Hus, Barnhusgatan 14, 111 24 Stockholm, on Tuesday 5 April, 2016 at 11:00 am (CET).

25-02-2016 16:19    Press releases

Swedbank’s Annual Report 2015 published

Swedbank’s Annual Report for 2015 has been published at www.swedbank.com/ir together with the bank’s Risk Management and Capital Adequacy Report 2015.

25-02-2016 15:50    Press releases

Invitation to conference call for investors and analysts

Swedbank’s chairman, Anders Sundström, will host a conference call for investors and analysts Friday February 12 at 6.00 pm CET to address today’s media statements on a report filed at the Swedish Economic Crime Authority concerning former CEO and president Michael Wolf.

12-02-2016 16:34    Press releases

Swedbank comments on media statements regarding Michael Wolf being reported to the police

Swedbank confirms that the bank has submitted a report to the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority under the reporting obligation rules in the Swedish Market Abuse Act.

12-02-2016 15:09    Press releases

Invitation to conference call in English for investors and analysts

Following the agreement with Michael Wolf to step down as President and CEO of Swedbank, Anders Sundström, Chair of the Board of Directors, will host a conference call on Tuesday February 9 at 5.00 pm CET.

09-02-2016 14:40    Press releases

Technical problems - Phone Conference delayed

Unfortunately we have technical problems with the Phone Conference at the moment

09-02-2016 10:12    Press releases

Michael Wolf to leave Swedbank. Birgitte Bonnesen appointed Acting CEO.

The Board of Directors of Swedbank and Michael Wolf have reached an agreement that Mr Wolf will step down as President and CEO as of today. The change was made on the Board’s initiative.

09-02-2016 07:00    Press releases

Nomination to the Board of Directors of Swedbank 2016

Swedbank AB’s nomination committee proposes Bodil Eriksson and Peter Norman for election as member of the Board of Directors. The nomination committee further suggests re-election of board members Anders Sundström, Ulrika Francke, Göran Hedman, Lars Idermark, Pia Rudengren, Karl-Henrik Sundström and Siv Svensson. Anders Igel and Maj-Charlotte Wallin have declared they are not available for re-election due to personal reasons.

04-02-2016 16:05    Press releases

Purchasing Manager's Index- Services, January 2016

Services PMI rose to 59.3 in January: Super strong new orders

Tags: PMI, Services, january, 2016

03-02-2016 08:30    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Manager's Index Janaury 2016

PMI fell to 55.5 in January – Hiring needs still rising

02-02-2016 14:07    Comments    Publications

Year-end Report 2015

02-02-2016 07:00    Press releases

Macro Focus

Can Brexit be this year’s black swan?

Tags: macro focus, january, 2016, Brexit

01-02-2016 08:00    Comments    Publications

Swedbank economic Outlook January 2016

Slippery road ahead – central banks back in action

Tags: Swedbank Economic Outlook, SEO, january, 2016

26-01-2016 09:30    Comments    Publications

Invitation to presentation of Swedbank's year-end report January - December 2015

Swedbank's year-end report for January - December 2015 will be published on Tuesday February 2 at 07:00 a.m. (CET). You are invited to participate in the following events:

21-01-2016 12:00    Press releases

Invitation to presentation of Swedbank's year-end report January - December 2015

Swedbank's year-end report for January - December 2015 will be published on Tuesday February 2 at 07:00 a.m. (CET). You are invited to participate in the following events:

21-01-2016 12:00    Press releases

Purchasing Manager's Index - Services December 2015

Services PMI rose to 58.0 in December: Finish to 2015 paves the way for a strong start to 2016

Tags: PMI, Services, December, 2015

07-01-2016 08:30    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Manager's Index December 2015

PMI rose to 56.0 in December – A solid finish to the year

Tags: Pmi, December, 215

04-01-2016 08:30    Comments    Publications

Fastighetsbyrån sells its shares in Hemnet

The Norwegian media group Schibsted acquires the housing site Hemnet. An agreement has been signed by all owners, which means that Schibsted buys 80 per cent of Hemnet, based on a company value of SEK 1.5 billion.

21-12-2015 08:30    Press releases

Acting Head of Large Corporates and Institutions (LC&I) at Swedbank

Björn Meltzer, currently CFO at Large Corporates and Institutions (LC&I), has been appointed acting Head for LC&I. 

14-12-2015 12:15    Press releases

Anna Breman – Swedbank’s new Chief Economist

Anna Breman, currently Senior Economist at Swedbank Research, has been named Group Chief Economist.

14-12-2015 08:00    Press releases

Indicative financial effects from Visa Inc.’s intended acquisition of Visa Europe Limited

Visa Inc. announced an intended acquisition of Visa Europe Limited on 2 November 2015, subject to regulatory approvals. Swedbank is a member of Visa Sweden, an economic association. Visa Sweden is a group member of Visa Europe. Swedbank will, through its membership, receive part of the consideration for the intended acquisition. Such right is not possible to sell or otherwise transfer to a third party.

09-12-2015 15:45    Press releases

Purchasing Manager's Index-Services, december 2015

Services PMI fell to 56.3 in November: Robust service sector

Tags: PMI, Services, December, 2015

03-12-2015 08:30    Comments    Publications

BALTIC SEA REPORT 2015

Geopolitical challenges require closer collaboration

Tags: Baltic sea report, 2015

02-12-2015 10:00    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers' Index, November 2015

PMI rose to 54.9 in November – Production chugs along

Tags: PMI, November, 2015

01-12-2015 08:30    Comments    Publications

Macro Focus, November 2015

ECB quantitative easing (QE) – update for the Baltics

Tags: Macro Focus, November, 2015

25-11-2015 15:32    Comments    Publications

Swedbank Economic Outlook - Update, November 2015

Better-safe-than-sorry central banks leave markets in a state of uncertainty

Tags: Swedbank Economic Outlook, SEO, Update, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

10-11-2015 09:00    Comments    Publications

Macro Focus, November 2015

Wave of refugees propels growth

Tags: Macro focus, November, 2015

10-11-2015 09:00    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers' Index- Services, october 2015

Services PMI rose to 57.5 in October: Business volumes provide support

Tags: PMI, Services, October, 2015

04-11-2015 08:30    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers' Index, October 2015

PMI rose to 53.5 in October – steady manufacturing activity

Tags: PMI, October, 2015

02-11-2015 16:09    Comments    Publications

Interim report for the third quarter 2015

Swedbank's President and CEO, Michael Wolf comments:  “Efficiency improvements are progressing faster than expected and are now allowing us to invest more to enhance customer value"

20-10-2015 07:00    Press releases

Invitation to presentation of Swedbank's interim report: January - September 2015

Swedbank's interim report for January - September 2015 will be published on Tuesday 20 October at 07:00 CET. You are invited to participate in the following events:

07-10-2015 11:30    Press releases

Purchasing Managers' Index- Services, September 2015

Services PMI rose to 57.0 in September: New orders turn higher

Tags: PMI, Services, September, 2105

05-10-2015 08:30    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers' Index- September 2015

PMI rose to 53.3 in September: Sub-indexes offered mixed picture

Tags: PMI, September, 2015

02-10-2015 08:30    Comments    Publications

Commodities and Energy - september 2015

Commodities drop broadly as China slows

Tags: commodities, energy, september, 2015

30-09-2015 11:29    Comments    Publications

Swedbank to acquire Danske Bank’s retail banking business in Lithuania and Latvia

Swedbank strengthens its footprint in the Baltics by an agreement with Danske Bank to acquire its retail banking business in Lithuania and Latvia.

23-09-2015 10:00    Press releases

Nomination Committee for the AGM 2016

The 2016 Annual General Meeting of Swedbank AB will be held in Malmö, Tuesday 5 April 2016. The following persons are the members of the Nomination Committee: Lennart Anderberg, appointed by owner-group Föreningen Sparbanksintressenter, Chair of the Nomination Committee; Ramsay Brufer, appointed by Alecta; Jens Henriksson, appointed by owner-group Folksam; Peter Karlström, appointed by owner-group Sparbanksstiftelserna; Anders Sundström, Chair of the Board of Directors of Swedbank AB.

15-09-2015 14:15    Press releases

Purchasing Managers' Index - Services, August 2015

Services PMI fell to 52.4 in August: Slowdown on broad basis

Tags: pmi, services, august, 2015

04-09-2015 08:43    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers' Index- August 2015

PMI fell to 53.2 in August – production growth wanes

Tags: PMI, 2015, August

01-09-2015 08:30    Comments    Publications

Swedbank Economic Outlook August 2015

Emerging markets - the main threat to the global economic recovery

Tags: Swedbank, Economic Outlook, SEO, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

24-08-2015 10:52    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers' Index - Services, July 2015

Services PMI rose to 56.6 in July: Consistent momentum

Tags: PMI, Purchasing Managers' Index, July, 2015, Services

05-08-2015 08:30    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers’ Index - July 2015

PMI rose to 55.2 in July – production and orders drove the increase

Tags: pmi, july, 2015

03-08-2015 08:30    Comments    Publications

Interim Report January - June

Swedbank's President and CEO, Michael Wolf comments:  "The dialogue with customers is driving our digital offering. Through stable profit, low risk and high cost efficiency, we create the capacity to invest in our customers.”

16-07-2015 07:00    Press releases

Swedbank’s decision to take an extra dividend from its Estonian sub-group generates increased tax cost

Swedbank has decided to take an extra dividend from its Estonian sub-group. In addition, changes have been made in Swedbank’s US operations. This will generate one-off tax effects, which will have a negative effect totalling SEK 447m on Swedbank’s result for the second quarter.

08-07-2015 14:00    Press releases

Invitation to presentation of Swedbank's interim report January - June 2015

03-07-2015 10:30    Press releases

Purchasing Managers’ Index – Services, June 2015

Services PMI fell to 54.9 in June: Slowing activity in the Swedish service sector

Tags: PMI, Purchasing Managers’ Index, June, 2015, Services

03-07-2015 08:30    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers’ Index - June 2015

PMI fell to 52.8 in June – production slowing

Tags: PMI, June, 2015

01-07-2015 08:30    Comments    Publications

The Swedish National Board of Consumer Disputes rejects the class action against Swedbank Robur

In December 2014, the Swedish Shareholders’ Association (Aktiespararna) submitted a class action to the National Board of Consumer Disputes (ARN) concerning the management of the funds Allemansfond Komplett and Kapitalinvest. Today the ARN decided not to proceed with the class action. The ARN states in the decision that the matter is not suitable for the ARN to try.

01-07-2015 07:45    Press releases

Commodities and Energy - May 2015

Continued low inflation pressure from commodity markets

Tags: Commodities, Energy, May

24-06-2015 11:53    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers’ Index – Services, May 2015

Services PMI rose to 58.2 in May: Orders shift into higher gear

Tags: PMI, Services, May, 2015

03-06-2015 08:30    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers’ Index – May 2015

PMI fell to 54.8 in May – stable industrial production with rising prices

Tags: PMI, May, 2015

01-06-2015 08:30    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers’ Index – Services, April 2015

Services PMI fell to 53.9 in April: Broad decline in service sector

06-05-2015 08:30    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers’ Index - April 2015

PMI rose to 55.7 in April – new orders turn higher

Tags: PMI, April, 2015

04-05-2015 08:30    Comments    Publications

Interview in CNBC: Michael Wolf comments on the reult of Q1, 2015

Swedbank CEO, Michael Wolf, says the group is producing stable results despite a challenging environment of low interest rates, deregulation and digitalization.

28-04-2015 11:05    Comments    Videos

Swedbank Corporate Presentation 31 March 2015

A short presentation of Swedbank Group, 31 March 2015.

28-04-2015 09:08    Comments    Presentations

Interim report January - March 2015

28-04-2015 07:00    Press releases

Swedbank Economic Outlook - Update, April 2015

Budding spring with spells of night frost

Tags: Swedbank, Economic Outlook, Update, SEO, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

21-04-2015 09:30    Comments    Publications

Commodities and Energy - March 2015

Increased commodity supplies pressure prices

Tags: Commodities, Energy, March

16-04-2015 08:30    Comments    Publications

Invitation to presentation of Swedbank’s interim report January - March 2015

14-04-2015 13:50    Press releases

Swedbank Robur responds to the Swedish Shareholders’ Association’s submission to ARN

14-04-2015 08:00    Press releases

Purchasing Managers’ Index – Services, March 2015

Services PMI rose to 57.2 in March: continued strong development in the service sector

Tags: PMI, Purchasing Managers’ Index, Services, March

07-04-2015 08:30    Comments    Publications

Swedbank divests Juristbyrån

Swedbank AB divests its subsidiary Juristbyrån AB to Familjens jurist AB. Familjens jurist aims to continue the franchise operation in its current form. Through a cooperation agreement with Familjens jurist, Swedbank will continue to offer advisory services in both private and family law with a wider offering and a broader geographic reach. The Savings banks will also be offered to enter into cooperation agreements with Familjens jurist. 

01-04-2015 10:00    Press releases

Purchasing Managers’ Index - March 2015

PMI rises to 54.1 in March – underlying components offer hope for the future

Tags: PMI, Purchasing Managers’ Index, March

01-04-2015 08:30    Comments    Publications

Swedbank's Annual General Meeting 2015

Today's Annual General Meeting adopted that there shall be nine board members and re-elected Ulrika Francke, Göran Hedman, Lars Idermark, Anders Igel, Pia Rudengren, Anders Sundström, Karl-Henrik Sundström, Siv Svensson and Maj-Charlotte Wallin. The Annual General Meeting elected Anders Sundström as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

26-03-2015 15:05    Press releases

Swedbank signs acquiring agreement in Finland

Swedbank* has signed an acquiring agreement with S Group** (SOK), Finland’s largest retailing cooperation.  The agreement makes Swedbank the acquiring bank for a large number of stores in Finland

25-03-2015 14:15    Press releases

Franchisees in Svensk Fastighetsförmedling AB acquire the company

Swedbank Franchise AB has today agreed with DNB Bank to unwind the acquisition by Swedbank Franchise of Svensk Fastighetsförmedling AB. Most of the franchisees in Svensk Fastighetsförmedling will at the same time acquire Svensk Fastighetsförmedling and sign a cooperation agreement with Swedbank AB.

12-03-2015 10:20    Press releases

Purchasing Managers’ Index – Services, February 2015

Services PMI drops to 56.7 in February: All sub-indices remain in the growth zone, but the price index is approaching the 50 mark

Tags: PMI, Purchasing Managers’ Index, Services, February

04-03-2015 08:30    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers’ Index - February 2015

PMI drops to 53.3 in February – actual production weakens, but plans for the future are brighter

Tags: PMI, Purchasing Managers’ Index, February

02-03-2015 08:30    Comments    Publications

Welcome to Swedbank’s Annual General Meeting 2015

The shareholders in Swedbank AB are hereby given notice to the Annual General Meeting at Dansens Hus, Barnhusgatan 14, 111 24 Stockholm, on Thursday 26 March, 2015 at 10:00 am (CET).

23-02-2015 09:00    Press releases

Swedbank’s Annual Report 2014 published

Swedbank’s Annual Report for 2014 has been published at www.swedbank.com/ir 1) together with the bank’s Risk Management and Capital Adequacy Report 2014. Swedbank’s sustainability work is a central part of the bank’s operations and the sustainability report is thus an integral part of the Annual Report. In addition, there is a separate sustainability appendix in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative, G4.

20-02-2015 14:58    Press releases

Nomination to the Board of Directors of Swedbank 2015

The nomination committee proposes re-election of all board members Anders Sundström, Ulrika Francke, Göran Hedman, Lars Idermark, Anders Igel, Pia Rudengren, Karl-Henrik Sundström, Siv Svensson and Maj-Charlotte Wallin.

13-02-2015 17:30    Press releases

Swedbank´s issuance of Additional Tier 1 Capital confirms the bank´s strong position

13-02-2015 10:30    Press releases

Macro Focus - Sweden

Super-dovish Riksbank stresses the safeguarding of the inflation target

Tags: Riksbank, repo rate, Macro

12-02-2015 13:35    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers’ Index – Services, January 2015

Services PMI climbs to 57.9 in January: new orders the driving force

Tags: PMI, Services, January, Purchasing Managers’ Index

04-02-2015 08:30    Comments    Publications

Year-end report 2014

03-02-2015 07:00    Press releases

Purchasing Managers' Index - January 2015

PMI drops to 55.1 in January – stable industrial economy in the wake of falling prices

Tags: PMI, Purchasing Managers' Index, January

02-02-2015 08:30    Comments    Publications

Swedbank Economic Outlook - January 2015

Global recovery underway – but policy support will remain crucial

Tags: Swedbank, Economic Outlook, SEO, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

27-01-2015 09:30    Comments    Publications

Invitation to presentation of Swedbank’s year-end report January-December 2014

21-01-2015 08:00    Press releases

Purchasing Managers’ Index – Services, December 2014

Services PMI dropped to 55.4 in December – stable growth with signs of rising price pressure

Tags: PMI, Services, December, Purchasing Managers’ Index

07-01-2015 08:30