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Nordic Investment Banking Powerhouse

ABG Sundal Collier is the independent, Nordic investment banking powerhouse, developed over 30 years, founded on a hard working partnership culture and the ability to attract top talent.

Our strategy is to be an advisor and an intermediary, and the core product offering comprise corporate advisory services, corporate financing services and investor research and brokerage services.

Our corporate advisory team offers access to a broad financial and industrial network and unparalleled transaction experience. We provide financing to corporates through our superior Nordic and international distribution platform, and we are optimally structured for naturally matching trading flows, delivering best execution for clients. 

The group employ approx.250 staff working from the Nordic offices in Norway, Sweden and Denmark and in the offices in the key international markets US, UK and Germany.  

ABGSC ambition is to be the preferred Nordic Investment bank. We are committed to delivering long term superior value for all key stakeholders by:

  • Providing the best advice in relation to strategic challenges
  • Providing the optimal external corporate financing
  • Improving clients’ investment return
  • Being “the place to be” for talented staff
  • Running a cost focused and highly profitable operation

 

Ongoing transactions

Key figures

Nokm 930
Nokm 919
Nokm 1149

Revenue

15 %
19 %
24 %

Margin

Nok 0.38
Nok 0.32
Nok 0.48

EPS

recent news

  • ABGSC has a new logo and corporate profile

    ABGSC has over the past years been developing and updating ABGSC’s communication profile and corporate branding as we want to ensure that our profile always reflects our core values: Professionalism, integrity and commerciality. A part of this development has been to redesign our logo for the first time since 2001.The new logo and profile is reflected on our new website and will be rolled out on all other documentation and presentation material over the coming months.

  • ABGSC climbed up to the #2 position in TNS Sifo Prospera Domestic Equity survey for Sweden

    ABGSC’s Research department climbed up to the #2 position in the recent annual Prospera Swedish Domestic Equity 2011 survey. ABGSC was in the top 3 within a range of research sectors including Retail, Engineering, Banking and Insurance, Pharmaceuticals & Biotech, Automotive and Media & Gaming.

    We are continuing to strengthen our research team to further improve coverage and value-added analysis across sectors.

  • ABGSC ranked #1 overall in TNS Sifo Prospera Corporate Finance survey for Norway

    For the third consecutive time ABGSC was ranked # 1 overall in Prospera’s semi-annual Corporate Finance survey for Norway in 2011. The survey was based on feedback from 186 companies actively purchasing corporate finance services from investment banks and local brokerage firms. ABGSC was ranked #3 (#2 among Nordic banks) by 72 Tier 1 institutions in Prospera’s corresponding 2011 Corporate Finance survey for Sweden.

    Recent articles in Norwegian newspaper Finansavisen and Swedish newspaper Dagens Industri further confirms ABGSC leading market share within the Nordic market for corporate finance services. According to the mentioned sources, ABGSC was the # 1 financial advisor in Norway and # 2 in the Nordics in 2011 in terms of the number of M&A transactions supported (Mergermarket statistics).

    These solid rankings underline both the expertise within ABGSC’s investment banking teams and ABGSC’s strong position amongst corporate finance clients within the Nordics.

  • ABGSC is expanding its Danish operation, establishing a Corporate Finance branch in Copenhagen

    ABG Sundal Collier is expanding its Danish operation and establishing a corporate finance branch in Copenhagen. We are pleased to announce that Thomas B. Lindquist has been appointed as new Partner and Head of Investment Banking Denmark. Mr. Lindquist (40) brings 17 years of investment banking experience and was previously Managing Director of Nordea’s corporate finance activities in Denmark.

    By establishing a local team in Copenhagen, we will strengthen our Nordic investment banking footprint, complementing existing teams in Oslo and Stockholm, as well as leveraging our strong platform and knowledge-bases within corporate finance, equity-, high-yield and convertible bond sales and research.

    The establishment of a Danish corporate finance operation is seen as a natural next step in developing our positions in Denmark, mirroring the service offering in our other Nordic offices. ABG Sundal Collier’s current Danish equity research and sales operation was opened in 2005.

    As a Nordic investment bank delivering a leading product offering within equity and bond sales, research, corporate access and investment banking, we are confident that our clients in Denmark and globally will benefit further from our expansion into investment banking services in Denmark.

  • ABGSC awarded the prize for Nordic Corporate Finance House of the year in Pricate Equity Awards

    ABGSC was recently awarded the prize for Nordic Corporate Finance House of the Year and the prize for Regional Corporate Finance House of the Year in the prestigious annual Private Equity Awards held in London. This is the first time that a Nordic firm is awarded the European regional prize and is an acknowledgement from our clients that they appreciate the quality of our services.

Broad international presence