“Customers want good advice and a guarantee that the Bank can deliver on the agreements and plans that are made. That guarantee is a product of people knowing what they are doing. Moreover, we are also very good at placing shares,” he says.
Surge in global equity market IPOs
When the corona pandemic kicked off, capital markets initially faced a great deal of uncertainty as many companies focused on building a liquidity buffer. However, as central banks stepped in with bond purchasing programmes and additional injections of liquidity, the situation turned and stock market IPOs surged around the world. That has also resulted in a record number of IPOs on NASDAQ Copenhagen, with 22 new companies launching on the stock market in the first quarter of 2021 alone.