Danske Bank A/S

Danske Bank A/S

Danske Bank A/S

Date Founded



Holmens Kanal 2-12,Copenhagen, Capital Region 1092

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Retail & Commercial Banking
Investment Banking & Brokerage

Company Description

Danske Bank A/S engages in the provision of services in the fields of banking, mortgage finance, insurance, pension, real-estate brokerage, asset management and trading in fixed income products, foreign exchange, and equities. It operates through the following segments: Banking DK, Banking Nordic, Corporates & Institutions, Wealth Management, Northern Ireland, Non-Core, and Other Activities. The Banking DK segment offers daily banking, home financing, investment and retirement planning solutions. The Banking Nordic segment encompasses global asset finance activities, such as lease activities. The Corporate & Institution segment provides wholesale banking services for institutional and corporate customers involving cash management services, trade finance solutions, custody services, foreign exchange and derivatives products, corporate finance, and acquisition finance. The Wealth Management segment encompasses expertise from Danica Pension, Danske Capital, and Private Banking. The Northern Ireland segment serves personal and business customers through a network of branches in Northern Ireland and digital channels. The Non-core segment includes certain customer segments that are no longer considered part of the core business. The Other Activities segment encompasses group treasury, and group support functions and eliminations. The company was founded by Gottlieb Hartvig Abrahamsson Gedalia on October 5, 1871 and is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Group Chief Operating Officer

Chief Compliance Officer

Chief Risk Officer

Head of Group Societal Impact & Sustainability

Head of Banking Dk (Interim) & Head of Banking Nordic

Head of Corporate, Corporate & Business Banking Team

Head of Organizational Development, Corporate & Business Banking Team

Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer at Confederation of Danish Industry

Chairman-Simple Financial Products Steering Group at HM Treasury

Chief Investment Officer at A.P. Møller Holding A/S

Chief Strategist at Danske Bank A/S (Norway)

Former Chief Executive Officer at ABN AMRO Group NV

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Topdanmark A/S

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Bramsløkke Landbrug A/S

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Didner & Gerge is an active, conservative manager with an investment horizon of five years or longer and employs a stock picking approach of concentrated portfolios, seeking to invest in well managed companies with good stock price potential, a stable sales and earnings history, good profit margins in the potential to achieve it.

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Recent Transactions
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European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (Private Eqty), Citadele Banka AS purchase Danske Bank AS /Latvia Branch/ /Mortgage Loans from Danske Bank A/S

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Nykredit Realkredit A/S, Foreningen Nykredit purchase LR Realkredit A/S from Danske Bank A/S

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Nordic Cultural & Educational Foundation, Nordic Capital Ltd. purchase Consilium Marine & Safety AB from Consilium AB

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Advised on Första AP-fonden, Omers Infrastructure Management, Inc., Tredje AP-fonden (Private Equity), Folksam /Private Equity, Fortum Distribution AB /Private Group purchase Ellevio AB from Fortum Oyj

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Advised on Bergs Timber AB purchases Jarl Timber AB from Norvik hf

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Advised on Covivio SA, Immeo Dansk Holding ApS purchase Berlin IV A/S

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Advised onNationwide Mutual Insurance Company purchases Danica Life SA from Danske Bank A/S


Advised onNationwide Mutual Insurance Company purchases Danica Life SA from Danske Bank A/S

Legal Advisor

Advised onNationwide Mutual Insurance Company purchases Danica Life SA from Danske Bank A/S

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Legal Advisor

Partner at Jones Day

Legal Advisor

Partner at Jones Day


Former Head-Group Development & Member-Executive Board at Danske Bank A/S


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