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Kaupthing Bank appoints Global Head of Capital Markets

Tim Cockroft has been appointed Global Head of Capital Markets at Kaupthing Bank. Tim is currently Head of Capital Markets for Kaupthing in the UK. He will assume this new position immediately and, at the same time, remain in charge of the Capital Markets operations in the UK. With this appointment Kaupthing Bank aims to further co-ordinate Capital Markets activities within the Group and to improve the overall service to clients. Tim Cockroft brings with him an… Läs mer »Kaupthing Bank appoints Global Head of Capital Markets

Kaupthing höjer räntan för sparande i Edge till 4,75 procent

Kaupthing meddelar idag att räntan på det internetbaserade sparandet Kaupthing Edge höjs till 4,75 procent från och med den 14 februari 2008. Räntan höjs med 0,25 procentenheter i enlighet med Riksbankens höjning av reporäntan. Kaupthing Edge har sedan lanseringen i höstas rönt stor framgång med ett starkt inflöde av nya kunder. Räntesatsen för sparande utan bindningstid höjs nu till 4,75 procent. Minsta sparbelopp för att erhålla den höga räntan är som tidigare angetts 10 000 kronor. Kaupthing… Läs mer »Kaupthing höjer räntan för sparande i Edge till 4,75 procent

Market-making in Kaupthing shares

Landsbanki Islands hf. (Landsbanki) has started acting as a market-maker, for its own account, for shares in Kaupthing Bank hf. (Kaupthing). The agreement entails that Landsbanki will submit daily bid/ask offers for shares in Kaupthing through OMX Nordic Exchange Iceland before the market opens each day on offers that will only be valid within that day. The purpose of the agreement is to facilitate trading and improve liquidity in Kaupthing’s shares on the OMX Nordic Exchange… Läs mer »Market-making in Kaupthing shares

Landsbanki Islands hf. (Landsbanki) signs market making agreement with Kaupthing bank hf. (Kaupthing)

Landsbanki announced today that it has signed a market-making agreement with Kaupthing, whereby Kaupthing will act as market maker for shares issued by Landsbanki. This means that Kaupthing will submit daily bid/ask offers for shares in Landsbanki through OMX Nordic Exchange Iceland before the market opens each day on offers that will only be valid within that day. The purpose of the agreement is to facilitate trading and improve liquidity in Landsbanki’s shares on the… Läs mer »Landsbanki Islands hf. (Landsbanki) signs market making agreement with Kaupthing bank hf. (Kaupthing)

Presentation of Annual Results

Kaupthing Bank will publish its annual results for 2007 before markets open on Thursday 31 January. A presentation for shareholders and market participants will be held on the same day, 31 January, at Kaupthing’s headquarters in Reykjavik at Borgartun 19. The presentation will start at 8:30 am GMT (9:30 am CET) and will be held in English. CEO of Kaupthing Bank, will present the Bank’s results and answer questions.   Webcast and Conference CallThe event can be followed… Läs mer »Presentation of Annual Results

One of Kaupthing Bank Luxembourg’s two Managing Directors leaves the Bank

Johnie W. Brøgger, Managing Director of Kaupthing Bank Luxembourg, has left the Bank at his own request, to pursue other interests. Johnie Brøgger has served the Bank for nine years as Managing Director of Kaupthing Bank Luxembourg alongside Magnús Gudmundsson. Johnie will be working with the Bank until the end of January 2008.  ”Since Johnie Brøgger joined our business in Luxembourg he has played a vital role in building it up to the successful bank… Läs mer »One of Kaupthing Bank Luxembourg’s two Managing Directors leaves the Bank

One of Kaupthing Bank Luxembourg’s two Managing Directors leaves the Bank

Johnie W. Brøgger, Managing Director of Kaupthing Bank Luxembourg, has left the Bank at his own request, to pursue other interests. Johnie Brøgger has served the Bank for nine years as Managing Director of Kaupthing Bank Luxembourg alongside Magnús Gudmundsson. Johnie will be working with the Bank until the end of January 2008. Hreidar Már Sigurdsson – CEO”Since Johnie Brøgger joined our business in Luxembourg he has played a vital role in building it up to… Läs mer »One of Kaupthing Bank Luxembourg’s two Managing Directors leaves the Bank

Kaupthing Bank sells its operation in the Faroe Islands

Kaupthing Bank ”Kaupthing” has sold its operation in the Faroe Islands to Eik Banki P/F. Eik Banki will take over Kaupthing’s Faroese operation on 31 December 2007. Kaupthing’s operation in the Faroe Islands, which was set up in 2000, has mainly focused on securities trading, asset management, loans and other traditional investment banking activities. The Faroese business, which currently has 30 employees, has performed well in the past few years. Eik Banki will pay for the… Läs mer »Kaupthing Bank sells its operation in the Faroe Islands

Kaupthing Bank tar initiativet till nytt riskkapitalbolag i Göteborg

Kaupthing Bank är initiativtagare till ett nytt riskkapitalbolag med säte i Göteborg. Det nya bolaget, som kommer att ledas av Lennart Svantesson, ska investera i mindre och medelstora företag inom främst handel och industri. Kaupthing garanterar en grundinsats och kommer att bjuda in västsvenska institutioner och privata investerare att delta. Kaupthing har engagerat Lennart Svantesson, för närvarande VD för Nimbus Boats AB, för att leda utvecklingen av bolaget. Verksamheten beräknas kunna inledas inom de närmaste sex… Läs mer »Kaupthing Bank tar initiativet till nytt riskkapitalbolag i Göteborg

Kaupthing Acquires Offshore Deposit-taking Business in the Isle of Man

Kaupthing Bank hf. (”Kaupthing”) has agreed with Derbyshire Building Society (”Derbyshire”) to acquire the entire issued share capital of Derbyshire’s offshore deposit-taking business The Derbyshire (Isle of Man) Limited (”Derbyshire Offshore”). Derbyshire Offshore is a specialised operation that offers a targeted range of fixed and variable rate sterling deposit accounts for its retail and business customers. At the end of the third quarter 2007, it had total deposits of over £320 million (EUR 460 million). The… Läs mer »Kaupthing Acquires Offshore Deposit-taking Business in the Isle of Man