Debt Financing

Financing solutions that suit your needs

Our Debt Financing department is one of the leading debt houses in the Nordic region, offering financing solutions and advice to all corporate and institutional client segments. Our four different product areas are responsible for arranging, structuring and executing a variety of debt transactions including bonds, corporate acquisition financings, general corporate refinancings, leveraged buyouts as well as other types of complex debt facilities. You can read more about the different product areas that constitute Debt Financing below.

Corporate Loan Origination

Working closely with our clients in the Nordic and German markets, our Corporate Loan Origination team structures and arranges larger-scale loan facilities when required. With offices in the Nordics as well as in London and Frankfurt, we combine local market availability with access to the international loan market.

As our client, you can expect us to raise the finance and structure the commercial and legal terms and conditions of the transaction, working with our loan syndications and loan agency team in London to create an optimal syndicate.

We have been a leading arranger of syndicated loans since the inception of the Nordic corporate loan market and deliver tailor-made solutions for different situations, such as acquisitions, IPOs or working capital facilities.

We subsequently act as your single point of contact in the day-to-day administration of the loan through our loan agency department.

Debt Capital Markets

Our Debt Capital Markets team provides first-rate advice to help clients raise capital through the issue of debt securities. We support both corporates and financial institutions with bond solutions through our five segments Investment Grade, High Yield, Financial Institutions, Sovereigns Supranationals and Agencies (SSA) as well as Asset Backed Securities (ABS).

Based throughout the Nordics as well as in 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 team enjoys a leading 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. Furthermore we have proven to be a 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.

Our professionalism, extensive contacts and presence in the credit markets for all instruments ensure a seamless advisory service which, as a debt securities issuer, is your guarantee of first-class support.

Leveraged Finance

From offices in Stockholm, London, Frankfurt, Helsinki, Copenhagen and Oslo, our Leveraged Finance team originates, structures and executes bilateral and syndicated loan commitments for financial sponsors and their portfolio companies. Our offering includes senior and subordinated debt facilities. We also arrange super senior revolvers working with our high yield bond unit.

For more than 20 years, we have built a market-leading franchise supporting our financial sponsor clients. As a client, we can support you in acquiring and developing your holdings so you can achieve your return requirements. We have provided more than SEK 200 billion in acquisition, bolt-on acquisition, bridge and recapitalisation senior facilities and subordinated facilities. We provide clients with both debt advisory and balance sheet commitments on a flexible basis as their needs require.

Structured Finance

Our Structured Finance team supports clients who are investing in major assets around the world and need long-term structured financing.

We deliver tailored project finance and acquisition finance solutions for our clients in capital intensive industries such as energy, infrastructure, telecom and transportation. Acting as arranger and underwriter, we provide senior debt on a global basis.

We are a leading provider of structured energy and infrastructure financing in the Nordics and have a focus on transactions in Northern Europe. Our team is present in Stockholm, Frankfurt, Helsinki, Oslo, London and Copenhagen.