"It is very pleasing to note the great interest and confidence that the European investment market shows for SEB", says Anders Kvist, Head of Group Treasury.
"This long-term bond gives good and broad access to liquidity to fund our business safely and cost effectively", Kvist concludes.
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, Ukraine and Russia and a global presence through its international network in major financial centers. On 31 March 2009, the Group's total assets amounted to SEK 2,460bn (~EUR 225bn) while its assets under management totalled SEK 1,187bn (~EUR 108bn).The Group has about 21,000 employees. Read more about SEB at www.sebgroup.com
For further information, please contact:
Anders Kvist, Head of Group Treasury, +46 8 763 94 58