Sparbanken Öresund's financial impact on Swedbank

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

Swedbank (STO:SWEDA) (OSE: SWED) (LSE:SWK):  

The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority approved Swedbank's acquisition of Sparbanken Öresund on 16 May. On receipt of all the authorisations, the acquisition was completed on 20 May and integration work was begun. The acquired portions of Sparbanken Öresund are being consolidated as of 21 May.

Preliminary financial impact on Swedbank's income statement during the period 21 May to 30 June1 (SEKm).

Total income   544
of which net interest income 53
of which net commission income 18
of which other income 473
of which badwill 2 461
Total expenses 676
of which restructuring costs 2 591
Tax expense 2 -131
Profit after tax -5

1 Excluding the impact of Sparbanken Skåne, where Swedbank owns 22 per cent.

2 Non-recurring items in connection with the acquisition, including positive tax effect of SEK 130m.

Integration costs, in the form of restructuring costs, are somewhat higher than what had previously been estimated. At the same time, larger surplus values have been identified in the acquired operations which entailed a somewhat larger badwill item.

The acquisition's impact on Swedbank's volumes and risk exposure amount as of 30 June (SEKbn).

Loans to the public   16
Deposits from the public 12
Risk exposure amount 15

Sparbanken Öresund's H1 2014 estimated results3), if the acquisition had not taken place (SEKm).

Total income   544
of which net interest income 338
of which net commission income 142
of which other income 63
Total expenses 418
Tax expense 22
Profit after tax 87

3 The actual results for the first 5 months of the year and forecast for June. The 8 branches sold on to Sparbanken Skåne are included and account for around SEK 200m of income, around SEK 45m of expenses and around SEK 121m of profit after tax.

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Gregori Karamouzis
Head of Investor Relations
Tel: +46 727-40 63 38


Gregori Karamouzis
Head of Investor Relations
Tel: +46 727-40 63 38