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Svenska Handelsbanken


one of the largest commercial banks in Sweden. In the mid-1970’s the Svenska Handels-banken was the second largest Swedish private joint-stock bank in terms of total assets. It was founded in 1871 as the Stock-holms Handelsbank, with share capital of 1 million kronas. It received its present name in 1919.

Since its inception, the Svenska Handelsbanken has absorbed several small and medium-sized banks. In 1973 it granted approximately 50 percent of its credits to enterprises in various branches of industry and foreign and domestic trade and large credits to housing construction. It participates in various multinational consortium banks, such as the Nordic Bank (London), Nordfinanz-Bank (Zurich), and Manufacturers-Hanover Bank Nordique (Paris). It has 495 branches in Sweden and seven representative offices abroad, including one in Moscow. At the end of 1974 the Svenska Handelsbanken had assets of 29.7 billion kronas, deposits of 19.8 billion kronas, loans of 15.2 billion kronas, and total capital, including reserves, of 900 million kronas.


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Svenska Handelsbanken (Handelsbanken) is a universal bank, which provides a range of banking services including commercial and investment banking services, property finance, investment, fund and asset management services.
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Svenska Handelsbanken AB (STO:SHBA) announced on Friday the appointment of Jorgen Oldensand as board member and chairman of the board of Handelsbanken's wholly-owned subsidiary Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB, effective immediately.
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Swedish banking company Svenska Handelsbanken AB (STO:SHBA) on Wednesday announced that its nomination committee, at the Annual General Meeting of shareholders, will propose the re-election of board members Karin Apelman, Jon Fredrik Baksaas, Par Boman, Kerstin Hessius, Ole Johansson, Lise Kaae, Fredrik Lundberg, Bente Rathe and Charlotte Skog, with Boman re-elected as chairman of the board.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-May 6, 2014--Vang-Jensen to head Sweden branches of Handelsbanken
He was most recently responsible for the bank's largest regional bank in Stockholm and began his career with Handelsbanken - the Swedish clearing bank - in the early 1980s.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Handelsbanken has been found to have contravened the Stockholm Stock Exchange's listing agreement by not handling price-sensitive information correctly.
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