Carnegie acquires HQ Bank

News 3 September 2010

Carnegie Investment Bank acquires HQ Bank. This acquisition means among other things that HQ Bank will be merged with the existing operations at Carnegie Investment Bank. The acquisition has been approved by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority. HQ Bank may continue to conduct banking operations until this merger has been implemented.

Deposit insurance covers both old and new deposits at HQ Bank and Carnegie Investment Bank.

Investor compensation covers financial instruments and accounting funds available in customers’ depositaries at HQ Bank and Carnegie Investment Bank.

The Debt Office is responsible for the deposit insurance and the investor compensation.

For questions relating to deposit insurance and investor compensation

Telephone: +46 (0)8 613 52 00
Monday to Friday, 09.00-12.00, 13.00 – 16.00

Media contact

Marja Lång, Chief Press Officer, Swedish Debt Office, +46 (0)70 549 46 54