SEB (Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken)

103 results about this entity

Period: 04 Dec 2006 - 23 Jan 2024


SEB to buy stake in Kirva

SEB is to buy a minority stake in digital document exchange firm Kirva.


SEB rolls out Blacksmith KYC platform

Blacksmith KYC and the leading Nordic corporate bank Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB) are pleased to announce that SEB is implementing Blacksmith’s KYC platform to automate and improve its data collection for financial institutions KYC. SEB and Blacksmith KYC embarked on a KYC improvement journey together one year ago.


SEB draws attention to carbon removal market and nature-related risk

Sustainable finance is a swiftly growing industry, with new innovations arising rapidly from all over the world. In conversation with an author of SEB’s Green Bond Report, Finextra considered the latest advancements in the sustainability sector leading up to our annual Sustainable Finance Live conference.


Blockchain platform issues first digital green bond

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has issued its first digital green bond on a blockchain-based platform developed by SEB and Credit Agricole.


SEB Greentech VC acquires stake in Esforin

SEB Greentech Venture Capital has acquired a part-owner stake in the German company Esforin. The company has developed a solution for algorithm-based trading that increases flexibility in the energy market and contributes to reducing carbon dioxide emissions by bringing more renewable energy to the grid.


NextGen Nordics: Fintech firms and banks are now frenemies

Returning to the stage, Gary Wright, head of research at Finextra, stated that in 2023, we must address the unpredictability, high cost, low speed, lack of information and transparency issues associated with current networks to bolster international trade and financial inclusion.


NextGen Nordics: Retail CBDCs could jeopardise commercial banks’ deposit base

Exploring CBDCs and the future of technology in the Nordics and across Europe, Paige McNamee, senior reporter at Finextra discussed the painpoints central bank digital currencies could help to alleviate and what level of cybersecurity, AML and KYC is required.


SEB and Crédit Agricole launch green-tinged blockchain-based bond platform

SEB and Crédit Agricole CIB are jointly launching so|bond, a sustainable platform for digital bonds built on blockchain technology that rewards participants for improving their environmental footprint.


NextGen Nordics 2023: Speakers announced!

NextGen Nordics will return to Stockholm on 25 April 2023, and we will be welcoming a range of speakers who will discuss topics such as P27, cross border payments, open banking, BNPL, CBDCs, digital assets and Web 3.0.


SEB buys stake in Nordic InsurTech Hedvig

SEB is entering a strategic partnership with the insurance provider Hedvig, a leading Nordic insurtech-company within property insurance for private individuals.


NextGen Nordics: Who are the women leading Nordic banks?

Ahead of NextGen Nordics, which will return to Stockholm on 25 April 2023, Finextra will be publishing a series of ‘sneak peeks’, covering the topics and interviewing the panellists speaking at the event.


Innovation lead Christoffer Malmer appointed to head SEB's embedded banking unit

SEB has appointed Christoffer Malmer as head of SEB Embedded, a new business unit created to commercialise the Banking-as-a-Service concept.


SEB doubles venture capital for greentech investments

SEB Greentech Venture Capital, the bank’s unit for investing in green technology, has invested in five companies to date. The unit has now received a doubling of its investment capital and is raising its ambition to find investments across the Nordic region and Europe.


SEB establishes new financial crime intelligence unti

SEB is recruiting Nicklas Lundh, from the Swedish Police, and Ravi Shankar Sharma, Head of Intelligence Development, Investigations and Analytics at Nordea, to jointly lead a new Financial Intelligence unit within SEB's Financial Crime Prevention unit (FCP).


SEB invests in Swedish sustainability platform Worldfavor

Stockholm-based sustainability platform Worldfavor ( has today announced a Series A funding round of €10.2mn, that will fuel growth and expansion plans.


SEB Greentech VC acquires stake in company that measures energy data

SEB Greentech Venture Capital has acquired a part ownership stake in Metry, a Swedish company that collects data for sustainability reporting and more efficient use of buildings.


SEB invests in Asset-as-a-Service platform

Swedish bank SEB is buying a stake in Leneo, a tech firm that helps companies shift to 'circular business models'. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


SEB Venture Capital invests in automated savings platform Lysa

SEB Venture Capital is making an SEK100 million investment in Swedish automated savings platform Lysa as part of a SEK350 million funding round


SEB signs new fintech startup as first BaaS customer

Sweden's SEB has signed Humla, a fintech startup from retail congolomerate Axel Johnson, as the first customer for its banking-as-a-service platform.


Open insurance startup Insurely raises €19 million; signs deal with SEB

Insurely, a Swedish fintech startup that uses open banking data to help insurers personalise premium offers, has signed SEB as a flagship customer.