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About us

Swedbank offers loans, payments and savings to simplify everyday life for individuals and companies. Swedbank has its roots in the Swedish savings bank movement, which dates back to 1820.

Swedbank in society

Here's some of our initiatives:

  • We're the main sponsor of the Friends Foundation and a part of their effort to counteract bullying.
  • Digital Economy - we help people on their digital journey.
  • Young Economy - we educate young people about how they can affect their personal finances. 
  • Job at Last - we make it easier for foreign-born graduates to get a job.

Swedbank's initiatives in society


Youths waiting at bus stop in wintertime.

Key figures

Stable earnings

14.3 %

(return on equity)


Cost efficiency

C/I-ratio 0.41 

(cost in relation to income)


Low risk


(credit impairment ratio)


Strong capitalisation

16.8 %

(common equity tier 1 capital ratio)


Q3, 2020

Swedbank 200 years!

Today Swedbank is an international group offering a full range of services for private and corporate customers. But our history dates back to 1820 when Sweden’s first savings bank was founded. 

Swedbank's history

Would you like to work with us?

We have a variety of career paths available in our home markets of Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, and in other international markets.

Job openings

Open banking and API

Are you a programmer with big ideas for the future? Do you want to build innovative services and create new opportunities? Contact us to get hold of our API's.

Swedbank Open banking

Sustainability in business decisions

As a major player in the financial market, we can play a part in financing future sustainable innovations. We take economic, social and environmental aspects into account in all our work and business decisions.

Swedbank invests in accessibility

To simplify everyday life for our private and corporate customers, Swedbank invests in accessibility. In all our home markets, we're available 24 hours a day through our digital channels and our customers can also meet us in our branch offices and the customer centers. 


Branch offices

Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are Swedbank's home markets. We have international branch offices in China, Denmark, Finland, Norway, South Africa and the USA. 

Swedbank's home markets.

Preventing money-laundering

Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Terrorist Financing (CTF) are prioritised focus areas.

Our work with preventing money-laundering and counter-terrorist financing

Digital channels

Everyday banking services, advice and service


Internet bank

Customer centers (phone, email, chat)

Social media


Physical meeting points


160 in Sweden

92 in Baltic countries

Customer centers (phone, email, chat)


Flexible meeting places

Pop-up branches



Competence hubs

Complex questions 



Swedbank has over 7 million private customers and about 544 000 corporate customers.

Swedbank Share Price


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