Net profit of DKK 5.9 billion for the first half of 2021

7.0%

Return on equity after tax

DKK 5.9 bn

Net profit

"In the first half of 2021, we saw higher customer activity, primarily from our large corporate and institutional customers, as the Nordic economies have recovered during the latter part of the period, which together with especially our strong capital markets performance resulted in a positive development in our total income."
Carsten Egeriis

Chief Executive Officer

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Outlook for 2021

We expect a net profit for 2021 of more than DKK 12 billion.

We expect total income in 2021 to be higher, including the gain from the sale of the business activities in Luxembourg and higher customer activity.

Underlying operating expenses are expected to be lower than DKK 24.5 billion. Total expenses are expected to be no more than DKK 25 billion, including additional tax-related one-off items in the second half of the year of around DKK 0.2 billion.

Impairment charges are now expected to be no more than DKK 1.5 billion.

We maintain our ambition for a return on shareholders’ equity of 9-10% in 2023.

The outlook is subject to uncertainty and depends on economic conditions, including government support packages.

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