Debt capital markets

A leading player in the Nordic bond markets

Our Debt capital markets team focuses on the origination and structuring of bond solutions for corporates and financial institutions and consists of five segments: investment grade, high yield, financial institutions, sovereigns supranationals and agencies (SSA) and asset backed securities (ABS).

Based throughout the Nordics as well as Frankfurt, we provide Nordic and European local and EUR currency public and private placement of corporate bonds, as well as working with issuers to assist them with capital structure advisory and liability management.

Our Debt capital markets team enjoys a leading market position in the Nordic bond markets and is a growing player in Germany. SEB consistently achieves high scores in various independent international and local capital market surveys covering the Nordics.

SEB is a market leader within the investment grade bond market in the Nordics, advising both inaugural and established issuers. SEB is also a proven and reliable partner for bringing foreign issuers to the Northern European markets.

Within the Nordic high yield bond market, SEB enjoys a strong position for both listed and financial sponsor owned companies, and is a key driver of the development of the Nordic equity-linked market, with structuring expertise in convertibles and related derivatives.

Our integrated research model offers a common equity and credit research platform designed to fully capitalize on our top ranked analysts and is an integral part of our DCM distribution capability in tandem with our credit sales team. Within credit research, we cover almost 100 companies including various unrated issuers. We issue Multiple Credit Publications on a daily, weekly and monthly basis, including one of the most widely read and respected reports in the region – Nordic Outlook.

High yield and convertible bonds

Investors enjoy a broad distribution platform that enables them to improve liquidity and enjoy pricing efficiency. Issuers can enhance the attractiveness of convertibles and high yield bonds as a source of capital.

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Bond origination

Within Bond origination, we provide first-rate financial advice to help clients raise capital through the issue of debt securities. Our local presence in all the Nordic capitals and Frankfurt means that we are in pole position to offer you a full range of financial services in this area.

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