Nýi Glitnir

Address: Kirkjusandi, Reykjavik, 155, Iceland
Telephone: (354) 440 4500
Fax: (354) 440 4001
Email: glitnir@glitnir.is
Website: http://www.glitnir.is/


Nýi Glitnir is a state-owned bank which operates in Iceland. It was established on 15 October 2008 to take over the Icelandic operations of Glitnir banki hf.

Glitnir offers a broad range of financial services to corporations, institutional investors, and individuals.

Their services include:

Corporate finance

The prime objective of Glitnir’s Corporate Finance is to assist or advise clients in their attempts to acquire, dispose of, or merge their assets, as well as to assist and advise on fund raising efforts, whether by debt or equity or a mix thereof.

They offer a full range of M&A services including:

  • Disposals
  • Acquisitions
  • Fund Raising & IPO's
  • Mergers
  • Valuations

Loan Syndication

Glitnir is an experienced Arranger, Underwriter and Bookrunner of syndicated debt finance offering full-service global primary and secondary market capabilities.

Glitnir Loan Syndication provides origination, structuring, execution and distribution of all types of loans with specialist knowledge in the following areas; leveraged, corporate and secondary.

Capital markets

Glitnir provides brokerage services and portfolio and trading advice to institutional investors, professional clients, and private investors.

Customers can trade both through traditional brokerage services and Glitnir’s Direct Market Access (DMA) platform. Glitnir bases its investment advice on macro and company analysis combined with fundamental and technical analysis.

Their Capital Markets offerings include:

  • Equity, FX and Fixed Income sales
  • Equity trading and market making
  • Equity, FX, Fixed Income and Macro Research
  • Sales, pricing and hedging of derivatives in multiple asset classes (Equity, Bonds and FX)
  • FX managed accounts and GLB FX fund advisory

Asset management

Glitnir's Asset Management offers advisory, discretionary asset management and numerous investment services for individuals, corporations and institutional investors. They are committed to providing personal and professional services.

Glitnir specializes in two industry niches:

In these sectors, they have developed significant industry expertise, built on their heritage in Iceland.

  • Seafood Industry

Glitnir has been serving the seafood industry for over a century. Today, Glitnir serves the financial needs of leading companies in the seafood industry on a global basis.

Glitnir offers industry-specific financial services, ranging from convenient financing and tailor-made advice on financial risk, to finding the right industrial partner in another part of the world.

  • Sustainable Energy

Glitnir has served the energy industry in Iceland for decades and today works with companies in this sector all over the world.

They scrutinise all sectors of the renewable energy industry, while placing a strong emphasis on geothermal energy, both for electricity production and for direct use.



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