Swedbank

Bargain basement in the Baltic states

Scandinavian banks are set to become huge owners of Baltic real estate. A large proportion of home loans in the region come from Nordic lenders and repossessions are rising. Some banks are already making preparations to take over and service large…

Leading lights

As Structured Products magazine celebrates its fifth anniversary, the time is right to take a look back a mere 15-20 years to when it all began, and to interview a selection of 10 pioneers who created and fostered the business from its European…

CROs respond to Swedish stress tests

Chief risk officers have given muted support to the recent stress-testing exercise by Swedish regulator Finansinspektionen to assess whether the country's largest banks have enough capital to survive future stresses.