Mergers & Acquisitions

At Danske Bank Group, we adjust our activities as we identify and pursue business opportunities that offer a satisfactory return.

Get an overview of the Group’s most important mergers, acquisitions and divestments since 1990.

Mergers

Over time, the Group has strengthened its position by expanding in Denmark, the rest of the Nordic region, and other parts of northern Europe.


Mergers & Acqisitions
 2018SEB pension Danmark
 2006Sampo Bank
 2005Northern Bank
 2004National Irish bank
2000RealDanmark
1999Fokus Bank
1997Östgöta Enskilda Bank 
1995Danica Pension
1990Handelsbanken
1990Provinsbanken
                                                           

 

 Divestments
 2018                      Sold Krogsveen (Norwegian real estate broker) 
 2017The remaining part of our portfolio in the Republic of Ireland (now completely wound down) 
 2015Personal banking activities in Lithuania and Latvia
2005Handelsfinans
2004Intl. engrosbank: UK
2004Intl. engrosbank: USA
2002Danske Securities
2002Hong Kong Branch
2001Singapore Branch
2001BG Garanti
2001BG Factoring
2000Forenede Factors
2000BG International Lux.
1999General Insurance
                                                                                                                                                              

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