Skandiabanken is the top internet retail banking firm for customers in Sweden and Norway. Skandiabanken started in 1994 and offers a full range of banking products and services including savings accounts, personal loans, mortgages, pensions and life and general insurance. Skandiabanken operates as a subsidiary of Scandia, a Swedish insurance company founded in 1855. In 2006, South African/British financial group Old Mutual acquired the Scandia, which was subsequently delisted from the Stockholm and London stock exchanges. In 2007, the Danish branch of Skandiabanken was sold to Eik Bank Danmark. SkandiaBanken has over 850,000 customers and offers a full range of banking services focusing on fund selection, concept development, and market support and services for private and business customers. It has one office in Stockholm and conducts the rest of its business over the internet and via telephone. is the leading Internet bank in Norway, established 27 April 2000, as Norway's first pure Internet bank for private customers. Skandiabanken Norway is a branch of the Swedish based Skandiabanken, and is a 100% owned by the Financial Services group Skandia. Today it has over 370,000 retail customers.

Skandiabanken Sweden address:
Kungsgatan 28
106 55 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: 0771-55 55 00

Skandiabanken Norway address:
Skandiabanken AB
Folke Bernadottesvei 38
Bergen, 5020
Phone: +47 55 26 00 00

26 May, 2010

Skandiabanken tops ratings for online banking

Skandiabanken ranks first and Swedbank last. At Cybercom's behest, Keynote Systems, a leading US research company, investigated how Swedes experience banks on the internet. For the overall Nordic region, Skandiabanken tops the list while Jyske Bank in Denmark ranks last.
Internet today is the most common method in the Nordic countries for customers to handle banking services. In its role as a leading supplier of internet services, Cybercom asked Keynote Systems, a US research firm, to rank Nordic banks. Keynote Systems has researched American and British opinions and experiences for years of leading US and British banks on the internet.

In April and May, 2,100 Nordic test subjects attempted to open bank accounts and take out loans in various Nordic banks. For the entire Nordic region, Skandiabanken tops the overall rating, while Jyske Bank in Denmark received the lowest user score. In Sweden, Skandiabanken held the top standing, followed by Handelsbanken, Danske Bank, SEB, Nordea, and Swedbank in last position. There are big differences between the top-rated and bottom-rated banks in each country. (Source: