Following the opening of a Stockholm branch in September 2000, Kaupthing Bank acquired both the Swedish securities firm Aragon and JP Nordiska Bank in 2002.
Kaupthing Bank Sverige AB operates in three cities in Sweden: Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö. It offers a wide range of financial services with special emphasis on securities brokerage, advisory services and asset management & private banking. Corporate banking and mortgage lending to households also substantiate part of its activities. Services are aimed towards institutions as well as individuals.
Kaupthing Bank Sverige AB is among the largest players in the Stockholm Stock Exchange. At the end of the 2005, Christer Villard stepped down as managing director of Kaupthing Bank Sverige AB and Robert Charpentier assumed his position. Kaupthing Bank Sverige employs 372 people.
Kaupthing Bank Sverige's main activities include: