The history of the Hansabank group dates back to 1991, when Hansabank started operating as a branch of Tartu Kommertspank (Tartu Commercial Bank). Officially Hansapank launched independent operations on 10 January 1992.
Swedbank – a new name of "Hansabankas".
Swedbank's vision is to be the leading financial institution in the markets where they are present. With more than 22,000 employees Swedbank serves a total of around 9 million private customers and 500,000 corporate customers in Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. They also have a growing presence in Russia and the Ukraine, and are present in other major markets worldwide.
Swedbank's aim is to make their customers' day to day lives easier. A full range of easy-to-use and competitively priced financial services help the customers reach their goals, whether they are private individuals, corporates or organizations. Their skills portfolio is carefully balanced to handle every requirement and situation.
Being the leading bank means they can offer smarter products that give you more for your money. Through their combination of branch offices and online banking, they always improving their accessibility. Swedbank's international presence makes them a strong partner for the corporate customers in their international ventures.
The Bank is strongly committed to society as a whole and keen to help bring about a sustainable form of societal development. Swedish operations hold an ISO 14001 environmental certification, and environmental work is an integral part of their business activities.
Today, Swedbank operate under the Swedbank and Swedbank names in the Swedish and Baltic retail markets respectively.