Category: Financing

Anders Fagerdahl new Head of Handelsbanken South Asia Pacific region.

Handelsbanken






In April 2017, Anders Fagerdahl took over as Head of Handelsbanken South Asia Pacific region. He is based in Singapore and oversees the bank’s business in entire South East Asia, Indian Subcontinent, Australia and New Zealand. He heads the Singapore Branch and is also responsible for Handelsbanken Representative Offices in Mumbai, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and…

A true, global business angel: Dusan Stojanovic






During the first ever Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit held in Singapore (2016), when it was time to talk start-ups, Mr Dusan Stojanovic showed up in the panel of speakers on stage. Dusan represents the hard-to-get venture capital (VC) category of financing for growth businesses. Probably not too many in the audience knew who he was…

The spirit of co-operation and continuity






Private Banking at SEB strengthens its team and underlines long-term commitment in SingaporePictured are (from left): Jonas Bergqvist, Head of Private Banking; Rolf Fus, General Manager of SEB’s private banking branch in Singapore Rolf Fus, General Manager of SEB’s private banking branch in Singapore, looks out on the Marina Bay from the office on the 12th…

Geely to become shareholder in Danish Saxo Bank






On 5 May 2017 Saxo Bank Group announced that it as received an offer from Geely International Hong Kong, a subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd (“Geely Group”), to become a key shareholder in Saxo to enable the bank to capitalise on global growth opportunities. Lars Seier Christensen, co-founder of Saxo, has received…

SWA held Ladies Business Night with Nordea






On 19 April Scandinavian Women’s Association held the event Ladies’ Business Night at LinkedIn Asia-Pacific HQ Singapore, on the theme ‘Passion and Investment’. Investments isn’t always about numbers and figures, it could also be about passion. What you feel passionately – or not passionately about. What you are passionate about could also make a good…

Fredrik Lager joins Nordea Singapore






Mr Fredrik Lager has joined the Nordic bank Nordea as Head of Nordea Bank S.A, Singapore Branch. “After 11 years with SEB, I decided the time was right to take on new professional challenges. As of 1 April 2017, I am General Manager for Nordea’s private banking business in Asia, headquartered in Singapore,” the well-known…

Swedish BIMA brings security to uninsured Cambodians






“Many people just don’t even know what insurance is. So the very concept of insurance, it is something we have to explain a lot,” says Sebastian Morck, General Manager at BIMA in Cambodia. BIMA is a Swedish microinsurance company who started their project of bringing insurance to some of the poorest people in the world…

Dreaming big with Frontier in Southeast Asia






Asia as growth market and start-up scene for Nordic companies and entrepreneurs is assisted by Finnish fundraiser and consulting firm In the Digital economy (or New economy), where disruptive innovations, start-ups and other service-oriented growth companies are increasingly dominating business, Asia is a market to be reckoned with, thanks partly to a blossoming entrepreneurial ecosystem…