Handelsbanken Continues to Grow in the UK

STOCKHOLM, Sweden--()--Regulatory News:

Handelsbanken continues to grow in the UK, branch by branch. To support the branches in Yorkshire and the north-east of the UK, another regional bank is being established, with its head office in Leeds.

Each branch in Handelsbanken’s home markets is linked to a regional bank. The regional bank has the joint administrative resources, regional expertise and specialists to support the branch’s business.

A fifth regional bank is now being formed in the UK. It is expected to be fully operational from 1 January 2015.

The head of the new regional bank will be Simon Lodge, who is currently Head of Regional Bank Southern Great Britain (see a separate press release).

This information is of the type which Handelsbanken is obliged to make public according to the Swedish Securities Market Act. The information was submitted for publication on 17 July 2014 at 06.35 a.m. CET.

For more information about Handelsbanken, see: www.handelsbanken.com

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Contacts

Handelsbanken
Anders Bouvin, +44 20 757 880 33
Head of Handelsbanken UK
or
Simon Alderson, +44 20 757 882 83
Corporate Communications Handelsbanken UK
or
Pär Boman, +46 8 229220
Group Chief Executive Handelsbanken
or
Johan Lagerström, +46 8 701 1395, +46 70 265 8014

Global Head of Communications Handelsbanken,

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Contacts

Handelsbanken
Anders Bouvin, +44 20 757 880 33
Head of Handelsbanken UK
or
Simon Alderson, +44 20 757 882 83
Corporate Communications Handelsbanken UK
or
Pär Boman, +46 8 229220
Group Chief Executive Handelsbanken
or
Johan Lagerström, +46 8 701 1395, +46 70 265 8014

Global Head of Communications Handelsbanken,