Banks in Norway

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Bank Norwegian – An online retail bank providing deposit accounts, personal loans, debit and credit cards and payment services.

BN Bank ASA – A Norwegian commercial bank owned by consortium of SpareBank1 Banks. It specializes in mortgage loans, private financing and savings. The company was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Trondheim.

Cresco – A Norwegian finance company offering credit cards and consumer finance. It is owned by DnB Bank ASA and is based in Trondheim.

Danske Bank

DNB ASA (formerly DnB NOR) – The largest financial services group in Norway and one of the leading shipping banks in the world. As of May 10, 2018, the Group's market capitalization was about US$32 billion.

DNB Bank ASA – A subsidiary of the DNB Group. As of December 31, 2016, DNB Bank ASA had total assets of NOK 2.35 trillion (US$273 billion).

Eika Gruppen (formerly Terra-Gruppen) – A strategic alliance between 77 independent savings banks and one of the largest banking groups in Norway

Express Bank – A Norwegian branch of Danish Ekspres Bank A/S, a subsidiary of BNP Paribas.

Fokus Bank was a brand name for Danske Bank's operations in Norway. In November 2012, Fokus Bank changed its name to Danske Bank.

Handelsbanken – Norway's fourth largest bank with 50 branches and about NOK 180 billion in assets. It is a part of Svenska Handelsbanken, one of the leading banks in the Nordic region.

Landkreditt Bank AS – A Norwegian commercial bank headquartered in Oslo. The Bank provides its products online and operates as a subsidiary of Landkreditt SA, a financial group with approximately 9,500 members.

Nordea Bank Norge ASA was a subsidiary of Nordea Bank AB, a Sweden-based financial services group operating in Northern Europe.

Nordlandsbanken was a Norwegian commercial bank. It operated as a subsidiary of DnB NOR which bought the company in 2003. In October 2012, Nordlandsbanken merged with DNB.

Norges Bank – The central bank of Norway, established on June 14, 1816. It has offices in Oslo, London, Singapore, Shanghai and New York. At the end of 2016, Norges Bank’s assets totaled NOK 8.08 trillion ($941 billion).

Santander Consumer Bank – A market leader in Norway within car finance. It is one of the most profitable banks in Norway in terms of return on equity. The company offers car finance, personal loans, Visa credit cards and deposits.

Storebrand ASA – A leading player in the Nordic markets for pensions, life and health insurance, banking and asset management. The company was founded in 1767 and is based in Lysaker. As of December 1, 2017, it had a market capitalization of NOK 30 billion.

Storebrand Bank – A wholly owned subsidiary of Storebrand Group. It has some of the most satisfied and loyal customers in the retail market.

SpareBank 1 Gruppen is a financial holding company owned by Norwegian savings banks that form SpareBank 1 Alliance, one of the largest financial groups in Norway.

Sparebanken Hedmark – A Norwegian savings bank located in Hedmark county. It serves over 180,000 retail and business customers through a network of about 30 branches. Sparebanken Hedmark is a member of the SpareBank 1 Alliance.

SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge – A Norwegian regional savings bank headquartered in Tromso. It serves over 380,000 customers through offices in Nordland, Troms, Finnmark and Svalbard. As of December 1, 2017, SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge’s market capitalization was NOK 6 billion.

SpareBank 1 SMN – The largest bank in Mid-Norway and part of the SpareBank 1 Alliance. The company serves about 228,000 retail and corporate customers in 42 municipalities in Trøndelag, Møre og Romsdal and Sogn og Fjordane.

SpareBank 1 SR-Bank – The largest savings bank in the country with a focus on the Southwestern region of Norway (Rogaland, Hordaland and Agder).

Sparebanken Ost – One of the biggest non-alliance savings banks in Norway. The company’s primary market area is the lower part of Buskerud county, the Drammen region.

Sparebanken Vest (Oslo Børs: SVEG) – The third largest savings bank in Norway with total assets of NOK 167 billion (US$21 billion). With about 700 employees, the company has 35 branches in Hordaland, Sogn & Fjordane and Rogaland. The Bank was established in 1823 and is headquartered in Bergen, Norway.

Vekselbanken (Voss Veksel og Landmandsbank ASA) – A Norwegian commercial bank in western Norway. The Bank has one office in Voss as well as office in Haugamoen. The company was founded in 1899 and is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

YA Bank – An internet bank offering standard banking products. It serves over 100,000 customers.