SEB was ranked no. 1 in the following categories:
- Best Bank in Sweden
- Best Investment Bank in Sweden
- Best Mergers &Acquisition House in the Nordic & Baltic region
- Best at Cash Management in the Nordic & Baltic region
SEB won this year's award as Best Bank in Sweden based on the banks ability to grow increasingly strong market positions in private banking, asset management and retail banking, in addition to its leading merchant banking activities, in its home market.
According to Euromoney, the award for best Investment Bank in Sweden was given to SEB as it has been the driving force in Swedish corporate consolidation this year, advising on 14 M&A deals, 10 of which were cross-border. As well as being a driving force in capital-raising, ranked second in the equity market league table. SEB's position as best investment bank was also reconfirmed by for the second consecutive time receiving Euromoney's award for Best Mergers & Acquisitions House for the Nordics and Baltics.
Euromoney's award for best cash management bank in the Nordic and Baltic region was won by SEB for the sixth consecutive year. The motivation for this year's win was SEB's achievement of strong volume growth despite the challenging past 12 months, and the largest integrated cash management network in Europe.
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 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
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