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Oslo, 27 October 2015: Reference is made to the initial public offering of shares of Skandiabanken ASA (Skandiabanken, OSE ticker: SKBN).
Since the start of the bookbuilding period on 19 October 2015, the Joint Bookrunners have received solid interest from investors. Based on the orders received, it has been decided to update the indicative price range to NOK 45 to 48 per share. The book is well covered throughout the updated indicative price range.
The bookbuilding period for the institutional offering will end on 29 October 2015 at 14:00 hours (CET), and the application period for the retail offering and the employee offering will end on to 29 October 2015 at 12:00 hours (CET).
Carnegie AS acts as Sole Global Coordinator in the IPO. Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ.), Oslo Branch acts as Joint Bookrunner alongside Carnegie. DNB Markets, a part of DNB Bank ASA acts as Co-Lead Manager.
About Skandiabanken ASA
In April 2000, Skandiabanken was launched as the first pure digital bank in Norway. Today, the Bank offers a comprehensive range of financial products and services to individuals and households in Norway within payments and card services, deposit-based savings, investment products, long-term loans and short-term loans. The Bank has no branches and all products and services are offered directly through the digital platform which is available on a broad range of user devices. As of 30 June 2015, Skandiabanken had 380,248 account customers with a balance, and total assets of NOK 64 billion. The bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Swedish Skandia Group. For more information, see https://skandiabanken.no/investor-relations
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