Interim report for the third quarter 2017

Swedbank's President and CEO Birgitte Bonnesen comments: “The current high level of activity means we can aim even higher.”

Third quarter 2017 compared with second quarter 2017

  • Stable profit in a quarter with seasonally lower activity
  • Increased lending volumes in our home markets supported net interest income
  • The consolidation of PayEx positively affected net commission income
  • Higher volumes of covered bond repurchases weighed on net gains and losses on financial items
  • Seasonally lower costs
  • Good credit quality
  • Strong capitalisation

 

1) One-off income from sale of Hemnet of SEK 680m during first quarter 2017.
2) One-off income from VISA, SEK 2 115m during first half year 2016 of which Net gains and losses on financial items at fair value SEK 457m and Other income SEK 1 658m.
3) Other income in the table above includes the items Net insurance, Share of profit or loss of associates, and Other income from the Group income statement.

For more information, contact:
Gregori Karamouzis, Head of Investor Relations, Telephone +46 72 740 63 38
Josefine Uppling, Press Officer, Telephone +46 76 114 54 21

This announcement involves the disclosure of inside information
Swedbank AB (publ) is required to disclose this information pursuant to Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 on market abuse, the Swedish Securities Markets Act (2007:528), the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act (1991:980) and the regulatory framework of Nasdaq Stockholm. This information was sent to be published on 24 October, 2017 at 07.00 CET.

Swedbank promotes a sound and sustainable financial situation for the many people, households and companies. Our vision is to contribute to development “Beyond Financial Growth”. As a leading bank in the home markets of Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, Swedbank offers a wide range of financial services and products. Swedbank has over 7 million retail customers and around 647 000 corporate customers and organisations with 225 branches in Sweden and 136 branches in the Baltic countries. The group is also present in other Nordic countries, the US and China. As of 19 July 2017 the group had total assets of SEK 2 426 billion.
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Swedbank promotes a sound and sustainable financial situation for the many people, households and companies. As a leading bank in the home markets of Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, Swedbank offers a wide range of financial services and products. Swedbank has over 7 million retail customers and around 618 000 corporate customers and organisations with 191 branches in Sweden and 125 branches in the Baltic countries. The group is also present in other Nordic countries, the US and China. As of 30 September, 2018 the group had total assets of SEK 2 461 billion. Read more at www.swedbank.com

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The current high level of activity means we can aim even higher.
Birgitte Bonnesen, President and CEO Swedbank