Islandsbanki hf.


Islandsbanki hf.: The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs has made a formal decision to initiate the process of selling shares in Íslandsbanki

The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs has made a formal decision to initiate the process of the sale of shares in Íslandsbanki in accordance with the ISFI (Icelandic State Financial Investments) proposal dated December 17, 2020.

The ISFI is tasked with preparing Íslandsbanki for a listing on a local regulated stock market and the consequent sale of shares in a public offering (IPO) with the aim of a distributed ownership and the minimum of 25% of shares and a maximum of 35% of shares to be sold.

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About Íslandsbanki
Íslandsbanki is a universal bank and a leader in financial services in Iceland with a history of 145 years of servicing key industries. The Bank has a 25-40% market share across all domestic business segments. Íslandsbanki's purpose is to move Iceland forward by empowering our customers to succeed. Driven by the vision to be #1 for service, Íslandsbanki's relationship banking business model is propelled by three business divisions that manage and build relationships with the Bank's customers. Íslandsbanki has developed a wide range of online services such as the Íslandsbanki and Kass apps, enabling customers to do their banking anywhere and anytime. At the same time, the Bank continues to operate the most efficient branch network in Iceland through its strategically located 12 branches. Íslandsbanki has a BBB/A-2 rating from S&P Global Ratings.

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