Some 2.000 corporates took part in this poll, and this is the first time the Trade Finance customer poll has a "Nordic Region" category.
SEB recently launched The Benche, the Web Based Internet Community for Trade Finance specialists. www.thebenche.com
is open for all Trade Finance professionals and others active in international trade. The Benche offers a unique opportunity to gather and share knowledge and experience, and discuss and network amongst professionals.
SEB is a North European financial group serving some 400,000 corporate customers and institutions and five million private individuals. SEB offers universal banking services in Sweden, Germany and the Baltic countries - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. It also has local presence in the other Nordic countries, Poland, Ukraine and Russia and a global presence through its international network in another ten countries. On 30 September 2008, the Group's total assets amounted to SEK 2,416bn (~EUR 237bn) while its assets under management totalled SEK 1,244bn (~EUR 122bn).The Group has about 22,000 employees. Read more about SEB at www.sebgroup.com
For further information, please contact:
Lars Millberg, Global Head of Trade Finance, +46 8 763 85 46