11 Dec 2012 14:00

SEB launches new mobile payment service Swish

SEB launches payment service Swish together with Danske Bank, Handelsbanken, Länsförsäkringar Bank, Nordea, Swedbank and Sparbankerna.

Swish enables private individuals  to quickly, simply and securely send money to other users in real time by connecting mobile phone numbers to bank accounts.

To use the service, one needs a smartphone, the safety solution mobile Bank ID and the Swish app.

"This is a quick, simple and secure way to pay via mobile phone. Through this cooperation with other banks in Sweden, we provide the opportunity for our customers to transfer money seamlessly from their own mobile phones to a bank account," says Mats Torstendahl, head of Retail banking at SEB.

The Swish app will be available for download at the App Store and Google Play from 12 December.

Read more at: www.getswish.se

For more information, contact:
Mats Torstendahl, head of Retail banking
+46 (8) 763 74 20
mats.torstendahl@seb.se
Press contact
Eva Odefalk
+46 (0)73  523 77 21
eva.odefalk@seb.se
  
SEB is a leading Nordic financial services group. As a relationship bank, SEB in Sweden and the Baltic countries offers financial advice and a wide range of other financial services. In Denmark, Finland, Norway and Germany, the bank's operations have a strong focus on corporate and investment banking based on a full-service offering to corporate and institutional clients. The international nature of SEB's business is reflected in its presence in some 20 countries worldwide. On September 30, 2012, the Group's total assets amounted to SEK 2,402 billion while its assets under management totalled SEK 1,271 billion. The Group has about 17,000 employees. Read more about SEB at www.sebgroup.com.