Danske Bank
Danske Bank  

Danske Bank

Danske Bank A/S is the largest bank in Denmark and one of the leading financial institutions in northern Europe with about 300 branches and 2.7 million personal customers. Danske Bank Group is organized in four business units: Personal Banking, Business Banking, Corporates & Institutions and Wealth Management. 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 28 branches with headquarters based in Trondheim. In Finland, Danske Bank (formerly Sampo Bank) has approximately 1 million personal customers and 90,000 business and institutional customers. In Sweden, it operates about 40 branches and six financial centres. In Northern Ireland, Danske Bank is one of the leading retail banks with over 46 branches and four finance centres. It is also 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, it acquired National Irish Bank and Northern Bank. In 2006, it 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 March 31, 2017, the company had total assets of DKK 3.544 trillion (US$534 billion), total deposits of DKK 883.5 billion and total loans of DKK 1.705 trillion.

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

Mergers and 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