Tag Archives: Investor

DnB Nor has the very best custody services

The magazine, Global Custodian, has ranked DnB NOR Securities Services as the best provider in the Norwegian market. "Now we are back at the top again, where we belong," says a pleased Bente Iren Hoem, head of Global Relations and Network. This year, DnB NOR has thus regained its position as the top provider of sub-custody ...

DnB NOR qualified for inclusion in the DJSI World

DnB NOR has joined a very exclusive group now that it has qualified for inclusion in the Dow Jones World Sustainability Index. "This is probably the highest recognition possible for the efforts made within corporate social responsibility throughout the Group for a number of years," says Dag Arne Kristensen, head of External Relations in DnB ...

Norway to assess climate impact on markets

The Norwegian Minister of Finance, Kristin Halvorsen. Photo: www.flickr.com

  Assessing the impact of climate change on strategic asset allocation decisions The Norwegian government said on Wednesday June 3 it would assess the impact of climate change on financial markets and urged global investors to join forces. "I can now make public that we, together with the consulting firm Mercer, are taking a leading role in launching ...

Aker Solutions: UBS delivers fairness opinion

Simen Lieungh, President & CEO of Aker Solutions. Photo: myaker.net

On May 11 Aker Solutions published UBS' Fairness Opinion covering three transactions. At the request from - and on a mandate approved by - the Norwegian Ministry of trade and industry, SAAB and Investor, Aker Solutions engaged the international investment bank UBS to provide a fairness opinion regarding of the acquisition of shares in Aker Oilfield ...

Oslo Børs Plans Clearinghouse

Norway's stock exchange plans to develop its own clearinghouse for share trades, becoming the latest European market to enter the lucrative clearing market in an effort to prop up profits and address investor concerns over counterparty risk. Oslo Børs ASA has no mechanism for clearing share trades -- the steps that fall between committing to a ...

Stordalen and Hagen on Times Green Rich List

Both Stordalen and Hagen has invested in the electrical car Think. Photo: Think.no

The global rich are going green as never before, reports Timesonline.co.uk. This first Sunday Times Green Rich List shows that the enthusiasm among the world’s wealthiest for investments in areas as diverse as electric cars, solar power and geothermal energy is unaffected by the recession. Two Norwegians are on The Green List which has unearthed ...