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Svenska Handelsbanken AB (SHBa.ST)

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Handelsbanken says Carina Akerstrom appointed deputy CEO
Tuesday, 4 Oct 2016 02:04am EDT 

Svenska Handelsbanken AB : Handelsbanken says Carina Akerström has been appointed deputy group chief executive . Says she will also be responsible for Handelsbanken's Large Corporates business. . Says no new CEO of Handelsbanken Sweden will be appointed. . Says instead regional heads will, from now on, report directly to Handelsbanken's President and Group Chief Executive Anders Bouvin. Further company coverage: [SHBa.ST] (Reporting By Simon Johnson) ((simon.c.johnson@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Handelsbanken says wins approval for its Optimix acquisition
Thursday, 1 Sep 2016 08:00am EDT 

Svenska Handelsbanken AB : Says completes acquisition of Dutch wealth management firm Optimix . Says has now received permission from the Dutch financial supervisory authorities (De Autoriteit Financiële Markten) to acquire Optimix .Says the transaction has been finalised as per 1 September 2016.  Full Article

Handelsbanken says sold all A-shares in Industrivarden
Thursday, 25 Aug 2016 01:31am EDT 

Handelsbanken sells stake in Industrivarden : Handelsbanken has divested all of its A-shares in Industrivarden . Handelsbanken says the shares have been acquired by Swedish and international institutional investors . Says transaction will result in a capital gain for Handelsbanken of approximately SEK 750 million, which will have a positive impact on Handelsbanken's earnings in q3 of 2016 . Says expected positive impact on Handelsbanken's common equity tier 1 ratio is estimated at approximately 0.6 percentage points . Says price is set to SEK 153.25 per share Further company coverage: [SHBa.ST] (Reporting By Simon Johnson and Niklas Pollard) ((simon.c.johnson@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Handelsbanken chairman says decision to recruit former CEO was wrong
Tuesday, 16 Aug 2016 04:28am EDT 

Handelsbanken new CEO Anders Bouvin and Chairman of the Board Par Boman at press conference: Chairman says important job for CEO is to establish branches abroad . Chairman says important to grow abroad . Chairman says job as CEO was too tough for outgoing CEO Frank Vang-Jensen, decision to recruit him was wrong . New CEO Bouvin says not as relevant to define Handelsbanken's presence in UK now by counting branches . CEO says the branch is the bank, digital services is not an issue in the context of branches . Handelsbanken CEO says a change of CEO at Handelsbanken is not very dramatic . CEO says our task is to do thing we already do but a little better, this is business as usual . For full story on change of CEO, click on [nL8N1AX0LL] Further company coverage: [SHBa.ST] (Reporting by Stockholm Newsroom) ((stockholm.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com; +46-(0)8-700 10 17;)).  Full Article

Handelsbanken says ousts Vang-Jensen, Anders Bouvin new CEO
Tuesday, 16 Aug 2016 01:00am EDT 

Handelsbanken : Says Anders Bouvin, new president and Group Chief Executive of Handelsbanken . Says following an extensive analysis, assessment of a unanimous board is that there should now be a change of Group Chief Executive . Says Frank Vang-Jensen, present president and group chief executive, is leaving Handelsbanken . Says this decision is purely related to individual. Handelsbanken remains strong and our long-term goals stand firm ."All managers at Handelsbanken - particularly the branch managers - must have a very high degree of autonomy. Being the most senior manager at the Bank therefore requires a special type of leadership - considerably more complex than traditional management. Thus, it is possible to be an excellent leader and manager - as Frank Vang-Jensen has been - but not fulfil the requirements of CEO of Handelsbanken," says Pär Boman..  Full Article

Handelsbanken Q2 op profit tops forecasts
Friday, 15 Jul 2016 01:00am EDT 

Svenska Handelsbanken : Handelsbanken Q2 operating profit 5.3 billion SEK versus mean forecast 4.9 billion in Reuters poll . Handelsbanken Q2 net interest income 6.8 billion SEK versus mean forecast for 6.8 billion in Reuters poll . Handelsbanken Q2 net commission income 2.3 billion SEK versus mean forecast for 2.2 billion in Reuters poll .Handelsbanken Q2 net loan losses 229 million SEK versus mean forecast 346 million in Reuters poll.  Full Article

Handelsbanken subsidiary sells Plastal holding
Thursday, 26 May 2016 02:00am EDT 

Svenska Handelsbanken AB : Handelsbanken's subsidiary AB Handel och Industri sells its holding in Plastal Industri AB .Handelsbanken says transaction will have only marginal effect on the its profit and financial position.  Full Article

Svenska Handelsbanken sells Mastercard stake with SEK 620 mln capital gain
Thursday, 17 Mar 2016 11:00am EDT 

Svenska Handelsbanken AB:Sells shares in Mastercard‍.Says ‍sale is expected to generate a total capital gain after tax of 620 million Swedish crowns, which will be included in the financial results for Q1.Says Handelsbanken's equity will not be affected​.Transaction is expected to reduce bank's risk exposure amount by 700 million​ crowns.Says ‍divestment has no impact on card operations at Handelsbanken.  Full Article

Svenska Handelsbanken proposes total dividend of SEK 6.00/shr
Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 01:00am EST 

Svenska Handelsbanken AB:Board proposes a total dividend of 6.00 Swedish crowns per share, comprising an ordinary dividend of 4.50 crowns per share and an extra dividend of 1.50 crowns per share.  Full Article

BRIEF-West International Signs Framework Agreement With Svenska Handelsbanken

* SIGNS FOUR-YEARS FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT WITH SVENSKA HANDELSBANKEN Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)