DnB NOR ASA (OSE: DNBNOR) a Norway-based financial services company. It is a parent company within DnB NOR Group, engaged in the provision of financial products and services through four operational business areas.
The Corporate Banking and Payment Services business area mainly offers financing solutions, deposits and investments, insurance, e-commerce products, commercial property brokerage, foreign currency and interest rate products, trade finance, as well as corporate finance services.
The Retail Banking business area operates primarily on the Norwegian retail market through three brands: Postbanken, Nordlandsbanken and Cresco.
The DnB NOR Markets business area is an investment bank, operating from its head office and 13 regional sales desks in Norway, as well as offices in Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States, Singapore and China, supported by electronic channels. The Life and Asset Management business area consists of Vital, providing insurance coverage, and Asset Management.
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