Handelsbanken is a full-service bank for both personal and corporate customers and has a nationwide branch network in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Great Britain and Netherlands. Handelsbanken regards these countries as its domestic markets and has over 800 branches in this markets. The bank was founded in 1871 and currently has over 11 000 employees working in more than 20 countries. Since the early 1970s, Handelsbanken’s organisation has been strongly decentralised and operations are always based on the customer's requirements. This means that all business decisions regarding individual customers’ relationships with the Bank are taken close to the customer. Handelsbanken has more satisfied customers than peer banks, is one of the most cost-effective listed full-service banks in Europe and every year during the past 43 years has had higher return on equity than the average of peer banks.
Company Growth (employees)
Stockholm, SE
Size (employees)
11,584 (est)-1%
Handelsbanken was founded in 1871 and is headquartered in Stockholm, SE

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Handelsbanken has an office in Stockholm
Stockholm, SE (HQ)

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Market capitalization (21-Sep-2017)

231.2 b

Closing share price (21-Sep-2017)

Handelsbanken's current market capitalization is kr231.2 b.
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Not a-moosed: Handelsbanken chair questioned over elk hunting accusations

The chairman of Swedish bank Handelsbanken confirmed late last night he had been questioned by prosecutors over elk hunting accusations. Par Boman said he was quizzed by a prosecutor from the Swedish Prosecution Authority over hunting trips he had taken hosted by fostery firm Holmen while he was …

Challenger Handelsbanken grows UK profits in third quarter

Swedish-based UK challenger bank Handelsbanken grew third quarter profits by expanding business volumes and reducing loan losses. The lender posted a nine per cent increase in operating profit for the three months to September across its UK branches, in sterling adjusted terms. Read more: Hand…

Handelsbanken chief exec Frank Vang-Jensen handed marching orders

Handelsbanken announced today it was waving goodbye to group chief executive and president Frank Vang-Jensen. Vang-Jensen is being replaced immediately by Anders Bouvin, who was the bank's UK chief up until today. Meanwhile, Andrew Copsey is replacing Bouvin as acting chief executive of Handelsba…

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