With that merger, Danske Bank became the first foreign bank to have a wide branch network in Sweden.
After the merger, the continuing bank is named Den Danske Bank.
We trace our Norwegian origins back to 1859, when the first Norwegian business bank was founded in Trondheim.
Since then, it has grown through mergers between local and regional banks, but our Norwegian headquarters remain in Trondheim. See our offerings and services Danske Bank is the fifth-largest bank in Sweden, and we have a strong ambition to strengthen our position.
See our offerings and services Danske Bank Group’s history goes back to the founding of Den Danske Landmandsbank in 1871.
Two years later, in 1873, Handelsbanken is founded.