Investment Banking

Nordea Markets Investment Banking

Nordea Markets Investment Banking is a leading Pan-Nordic Investment Bank and an integrated part of Wholesale Banking in the Nordea Group. Our clients mainly consist of corporates, financial sponsors and financial institutions.

We offer the full spectrum of investment banking services and provide our customers with integrated advisory and competitive financial solutions.

  • We are the leading Nordic advisor in relation to public and private mergers & acquisitions
  • We are the leading Nordic debt house within both corporate and sponsor backed transactions and across all debt related products such as loans, bonds and structured debt
  • We are a leading Nordic equity house

With more than 200 professionals based in Stockholm, Copenhagen, Helsinki and Oslo we are one of the largest and most experienced Nordic investment banking teams. We provide a combination of local market and cross-Nordic sector expertise and have deep relationships across the Nordic region on both the public and private side.

We believe the business of providing financial advice is based on long-term relationships and it is our goal to be our clients' trusted partner.

Nordea Markets Investment Banking is the leading Nordic merger & acquisitions (M&A) advisor. We advise on mergers, acquisitions, divestments, spin-offs and public offers. We handle transactions in a diverse range of industries and have sector experts to provide our customers with deep industry insight.

Our M&A service offerings include:

  • Analysis and evaluation of businesses for sale
  • Identification and screening of potential buyers or target companies
  • Fairness opinions
  • Advice on shareholder value enhancement initiatives and other strategic advice
  • Management of the entire transaction process from initial analysis to final payment
  • Advice regarding transaction structure
  • Deal and negotiation tactics

Over the years we have demonstrated success in a number of the largest Nordic M&A transactions. For example we have received the Euromoney Awards for Excellence in 2015 (Best Investment Bank in Finland) and 2014 (Best Investment Bank in the Nordic and Baltics, and in Finland and Denmark) and Financial Advisory of the Year 2014 and 2013 in Denmark and in Finland by Merger Market.

Nordea Markets Investment Banking is the leading Nordic debt house and is responsible for arranging, structuring and underwriting a broad range of transactions for Corporates, financial institutions, Sovereign, Supranational and agency (SSA) and Private Equity borrowers. We hold market leading positions in all Nordic countries in both loan and fixed income products. The depth of our knowledge, high quality of our services and breadth of our offering have been recognised through numerous awards such as the Euromoney award for best Nordic Debt House (most recently received in 2014) as well as multiple #1 league table positions.

Nordea DCM operates on a product neutral basis and we always see to the full financing need of borrowers. When dealing with us you can expect our full attention, market leading advice based on our unrivalled deal flow and execution experience second to none.

Our professionals are at the heart of our business and we make sure that we always put a team in place that holds the right experience to support our clients in the best possible way.

Our offering includes loan and bond origination and underwritings for a broad cross-section of client types, debt advisory and restructurings as well as originating and structuring various derivative solutions.

Within fixed income we are recognised as the leading Nordic house in the Eurobond market and across the Nordic domestic fixed income markets. We are the only Nordic bank with an active presence in all segments of the Nordic HY market. We also hold a leading presence in government bonds for Nordic sovereigns as well as in the covered bond and senior unsecured markets for Nordic financial institutions. A highly experienced securitisation team is complementing our fixed income efforts.