Fri, Nov 28, 2014
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

SEB's first quarter results show marginally increased net profit for 2012

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update - SEB's first quarter of 2012 shows an operating profit of SEK 3.7bn ($0.5bn)."Our relationship banking model has generated a robust first quarter and profit before credit loss provisions increased by 2 per cent. The number of customers increased in all segments and asset gathering activities continued to attract net new money. Costs developed according to plan and asset quality has remained strong.

We are proud to have been recognised by customers as "Overall best bank for large corporates and institutions in the Nordics 2011", according to a compilation of all Prospera's surveys for 2011. This is a merit to our focused expansion in the Nordic and German wholesale markets and it spurs us to continue to build with even more determination on this recognition", says Annika Falkengren, SEB's President and CEO, commenting on the first quarter 2012 result.

Profit before credit losses amounted to SEK 3.9bn ($0.58bn) (SEK 3.8bn, $0.57bn, the first quarter 2011). The customer business, which is generated through the divisions, was 15 per cent higher than last year.

Operating income amounted to SEK 9.6bn ($1.44bn), down 1 per cent compared to the first quarter 2011. Operating expenses, at SEK 5.7bn ($0.85bn), were 2 per cent lower than the first quarter 2011. Provisions for credit losses amounted to SEK 206m ($30.81m). Net profit amounted to SEK 2.7bn ($0.4bn)(2.6, $0.39bn,first quarter 2011). The liquidity reserve amounted to SEK 321bn ($48.1bn)and the total liquidity resources were SEK 499bn ($74.6bn). The core Tier 1 capital ratio was 13.9 per cent (13.7 at year-end) and the Tier 1 capital ratio was 16.0 per cent (15.9 at year-end).

Press release

bc

What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Unlucky Paulson & Co. rebrands $1.6bn Recovery Fund after 13% drop[more]

    From Businessweek.com: A maturing U.S. economic recovery is prompting Paulson & Co. to change course. The $19 billion hedge fund firm, led by billionaire John Paulson, told investors on a conference call this month that the Paulson Recovery Fund will be renamed Paulson Special Situations Fund on Jan

  2. Opalesque Roundtable: Islamic Finance races ahead with Sukuk, the first managed account platform, and foreign demand[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: A number of developments took place within Islamic finance in the past years, including the launch of a Islamic managed account platform and the further growth of the sukuk space that saw this instrument evolve from being a type of an ABS security that was rarely

  3. Fund Profile - A complex hedge fund strategy works for United Technologies[more]

    From Institutionalinvestor.com: Reports that portable alpha is dead have been greatly exaggerated, as Mark Twain might have phrased it. Another Connecticut Yankee, giant United Technologies Corp., is gearing up to grow its successful, nearly decade-long portable-alpha program. The UTC strategy took

  4. Opalesque Exclusive: The unintended consequences of Basel III[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Bijesh Amin, co-founder and managing director of Indus Valley Partners (IVP), a technology solutions and services firm focused on the alternative asset management industry, has recently observed

  5. Legal - Six years after AIG takeover, lawsuit reveals another potential buyer[more]

    From Institutional investor.com: When former Treasury secretary Henry (Hank) Paulson Jr. testified in a suit last month about the U.S. government takeover of American International Group, his words were — mostly — numbingly familiar. Explaining the “punitive” terms set for the September 2008 bailout