Danske Bank
Danske Bank  

Danske Bank

Danske Bank Group is the largest bank in Denmark and one of the leading financial institutions in northern Europe with about 630 branches and 5 million customers in 15 countries. The Group is organized in three business units: Personal Banking, Business Banking and Corporates & Institutions. The Bank’s core activity is retail banking. It also provides asset management, investments, pension, mortgage finance, insurance, brokerage, real estate and leasing services. In Norway Danske Bank (formerly Fokus Bank) serves about 230,000 customers through 36 branches with headquarters based in Trondheim. In Finland Danske Bank (formerly Sampo Bank) has approximately 1 million personal customers and about 90 000 business and institutional customers. In Northern Ireland Danske Bank (formerly Northern Bank) is one of the leading retail banks with over 80 branches and four finance centres. It is one of the four commercial banks in Northern Ireland which are permitted to issue their own banknotes. Danske Bank was established on October 5, 1871 and is headquartered in Copenhagen. In 2005, Danske Bank acquired National Irish Bank and Northern Bank. In 2006, Danske Bank Group acquired Sampo Bank, the third-largest bank in Finland. The acquisition also included activities in Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia as well as operations in Russia. As of June 30, 2015, the Group had total assets of DKK 3.452 trillion (US$519.1 billion) and deposits of DKK 984.409 billion (US$148 billion).

Countries in which the Danske Bank Group operates:
Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ireland, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Germany, Poland, Luxembourg, Russia and the United States.

Mergers & Acquisitions
2006  Sampo Bank
2005  Northern Bank
2004  National Irish Bank
2000  RealDanmark
1999  Fokus Bank
1997  Östgöta Enskilda Bank
1995  Danica Pension
1990  Handelsbanken
1990  Provinsbanken

Head office address:
Holmens Kanal 2-12
DK-1092 Copenhagen K
Phone number: +45 33 44 00 00
Websites: www.danskebank.com, www.danskebank.se, www.danskebank.no, www.danskebank.fi, www.danskebank.ie, www.danskebank.co.uk

London Branch
75 King William Street
London EC4N 7DT
United Kingdom

New York branch
Danske Markets Inc.
280 Park Avenue
35th Floor, West Building
New York, NY 10017, USA