Swedbank was founded in 1820, as Sweden’s first savings bank was established. Today, they heritage is visible in that they truly are a bank for each and every one and in that they still strive to contribute to a sustainable development of society and their environment. Swedbank are strongly committed to society as a whole and keen to help bring about a sustainable form of societal development.
Swedbank has 9,4 million retail customers and 540,000 corporate customers, with 419 branches in Sweden, 278 branches in the Baltic countries and 215 branches in Ukraine. The Group is also present in Copenhagen, Helsinki, Kaliningrad, Luxembourg, Marbella, Moscow, New York, Oslo, Shanghai, St. Petersburg and Tokyo. As of December 2008 the Group had total assets of SEK 1,812 billion and approximately 21,000 employees.
By understanding and reacting to their customers’ needs, Swedbank can offer them the best financial solutions and thereby help them to improve their quality of life. In this way, they can continuously increase their company’s value and serve as a positive force in society. By being at the frontier of product and service development, being easily accessible to all customers and providing excellent service, they aim to have the most satisfied customers in their industry.
Swedbank want to be the leading financial institution in the markets where they are present.
By leading they mean:
Swedbank believe that the group’s strong results and increasing international recognition are the result of a performance- oriented culture, clear and open communication, a willingness to change and their employees' strong commitment.
The group's values are: