Swedbank AB

Swedbank AB

Swedbank AB

Overview
Date Founded

1820

Headquarters

Landsvägen 40,172 63 Sundbyberg,Stockholm 105 34

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

15.1K

Industries

Retail & Commercial Banking
Holding Companies
Consumer Finance
Accounting & Financial Services

Company Description

Swedbank AB provides financial products and services. It operates through the following segments: Swedish Banking, Large Corporates and Institutions, Baltic Banking, and Group Functions & Others. The Swedish Banking segment caters to customers through digital channels and branches as well as through cooperating savings banks and franchises. The Large Corporates and Institutions segment develops corporate and capital market products for the rest of the bank and the savings banks. The Baltic Banking segment handles customers located in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. The Group Functions and Others consists of three types of centralized business support units: Group Products, Group Staffs and Ektornet. It offers services for private customers comprising payment cards; electronic banking services; lending and leasing products, such as home loans and consumer loans; savings, investments, and insurance services, including pensions, child's funds, life insurance, time deposit, saving bonds, investment deposits, investment accounts with tax benefit, and investment funds and fund portfolios; and financial derivative services. The company also provides services for corporate customers, such as payment cards; electronic banking services; loan and leasing products comprising investment loans and working capital loans; financial risk management services consisting of management of exchange rate and interest rate fluctuation risks, and other financial derivative instruments; management of free funds; investment banking services, such as professional advice to owners, boards, and senior managers in the areas of initial public offerings, company acquisitions and divestments, raising capital, and other ownership related issues. The company was founded by Eduard Ludendorff on October 28, 1820 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Executives & Employees

President & Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Risk Officer

Chief Credit Officer

Head-Western Region

Head-Compliance

Head, Group Strategy

Head, Financial Institutions

Head of Large Corporates, Large Corporates & Institutions

Head of Digital Banking

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Board of Directors

President & Chief Executive Officer at Södra Skogsägarna AB

Director General at The GSM Association

Executive Vice President-Product, Brand & Communications at Volvo Cars AB

Minister for Financial Markets at Sweden Ministry of Finance

Member, Board of Directors at Swedbank AB

Member, Board of Directors at Swedbank AB

Group Controller at Merita Nordbanken AB

Head-Compliance at Swedbank AB

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AMF Fonder is an active, GARP-oriented manager which invests for the long-term in fixed-income, equity and real estate, with a strong focus on investments in Sweden. They also invest in the US and in select European and Asian markets. They favor sectors such as information technology, telecommunications, engineering, pharmaceuticals, construction and financials, and invest marginally in derivatives.The firm combines fundamental analysis with quantitative tools to invest in equities. Their investment committee utilizes a top-down approach to strategically allocate equities across regions and sectors and construct concentrated portfolios based on a bottom-up approach which targets reasonably-priced companies with quality management. Stock selection criteria include competitive position, visible earnings, growth potential and valuation focused on earnings projections, cash flow, balance sheet soundness and dividend capacity.In addition to valuation, AMF Fonder meets with companies and their competitors and regularly reviews allocation decisions.

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Alecta is a long-term, risk-averse manager which follows a growth-and-value investment approach. Their investment philosophy emphasizes cost efficiency, capital appreciation and meeting planned withdrawals. A major part of their assets is invested in fixed-income, focusing on Sweden and Europe.The firm invests in equity across market-caps, favoring Sweden, Europe, the US and Japan. They also manage real estate investments located both in Sweden and abroad, favoring office and commercial space as well as in industrial and residential real estate.Alecta constructs diversified portfolios which they manage against benchmarks with minimal deviation. They actively manage Swedish and US equity, while European and Japanese equity is managed passively to track reference indexes in each market.

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$230B
Total Enterprise Value
$968B
Earnings Per Share
$17.38
Revenue
$56.1B
Net Profit
$19.4B
Total Debt
$946B
Total Equity
$134B
Enterprise Value Sales
17.26x
TEVNet Income
50.01x
Debt TEV
0.98x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-3.58%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-2.86%
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