Swedbank has recruited a FX & FI team to the Helsinki branch office

Top Quote To further strengthen Swedbank´s position as a leading Nordic and Baltic investment bank, Swedbank Markets is hiring a team of FX and fixed income specialists to the business area Large Corporates & Institutions to the Swedbank branch in Helsinki. The team will initially consist of five employees. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 12, 2010 - The team is expected to be up and running on 1 September and initially it will mainly work with FX trading and short term certificate of deposits. However, during the autumn will also strengthen its FI offering.

    ”There is great potential in FX & FI trading in Finland. Swedbank is in an attractive position and we believe there is a good possibility of gaining market share in this area as well as expanding the bank’s total offerings for customers in Finland, the Baltic countries and the rest of the Nordic region” said Päivi Suksi, Head of Swedbank in Finland.

    ”This is part of the bank’s strategy to strengthen our Nordic /Baltic offering. Our new team will support our Nordic business activities and provide Swedbank’s FX & FI trading with increased, cross-border volumes” said Stefan Carlsson, head of Large Corporate & Institutions at Swedbank.

    With the new team on board, Swedbank will provide local equity trading as well as FX & FI trading to corporate and institutions in Sweden, Norway, Finland and the Baltic countries.

    Further information, please contact:
    Stefan Carlsson, Head of Large Corporates & Institutions, Swedbank, phone: +46 73 800 0842

    Tomas Hedberg, Head of FX & FI Trading, Swedbank, phone: +46 70 643 9711
    Päivi Suksi, Head of Swedbank Finland, phone: +35 8 50 339 0958

    Swedbank is the bank for the many people, households and companies. As a leading bank in the home markets Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, Swedbank offers a wide range of financial services and products. Swedbank has 9.5 million retail customers and 535,000 corporate customers with 377 branches in Sweden and 224 branches in the Baltic countries. The group is also present in other Nordic countries, the U.S., China, Japan, Russia and Ukraine. As of March 31 2010 the group had total assets of SEK 1,890 billion. Read more at www.swedbank.com

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