International Subsidiary Banking

In Nordea we support businesses as well as corporate and financial institutions by providing international subsidiary banking solutions from our four International Subsidiary Group units. 

As one of the biggest financial service groups in Europe, and one of the leading service group in our four Nordic home markets (Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden), we’re in a strong position to provide the necessary banking solutions and tools to ensure your subsidiary businesses function efficiently.

The benefits of our international subsidiary banking solutions

✓ One-point-of-entry solution to the Nordic market

✓ Assistance when expanding your business across the Nordics

✓ Smooth onboarding

✓ Streamlined banking across the Nordics

✓ Cross-border services

✓ Customer service in English and the Nordic languages

✓ Documentation in English and the Nordic languages

✓ Use of Nordea’s Nordic network

✓ A true Nordea banking experience

What can we help you with?

We understand that running a business outside of your home country can be challenging, and how handling multiple subsidiaries and accounts can quickly become overwhelming. 

That’s why our ISG (International Subsidiary Group) unit offers assistance with commercial banking for new and existing businesses and acts as a gateway to the Nordic market for corporate clients. 

Our Nordic ISG units aim to make everyday banking easier for international corporate customers and provides cross-border services to aid the development of your business overseas.



Our international subsidiary banking offering

The ISG unit’s international subsidiary banking services provide Nordea clients with a superior banking experience in the Nordics, offers solutions tailormade to your subsidiary’s specific needs, and aims to optimize your finances and aid business growth. 

We assist companies in the opening of new accounts and services across our four local markets and our customers can enjoy the constant support of ISG units across the Nordics. 

The compelling benefits to both parent companies and subsidiaries include smooth onboarding, streamlined banking, cross-border services, and access to the Nordic network, all while receiving advice from our team of international banking business experts. We also offer first class foreign exchange and hedging solutions.


Are you eligible for ISG solutions?

Are you looking to set up a business in Denmark, Finland, Norway or Sweden? Are you planning to expand your company into the Nordic market? 

The international subsidiary banking setup provided by Nordea’s ISG units is well suited to all international corporate customers or Nordic businesses who want to expand into another Nordic country and require help with establishing the right global business banking solutions.  

You are eligible for the ISG’s international subsidiary banking solutions if:

  • You are part of a Nordic or multinational corporate group
  • You do business and have business partners in the local market

Why choose Nordea?

We have nearly 200 years of experience in the Nordic banking business. Our team works tirelessly to bring all our customers the best possible service.

We understand that the success of cross-border businesses and global corporate banking depends on the network you enter, and how well you manage it. 

So, whether you’re a first-time customer looking to enjoy the full support of Nordea’s banking services and resources or a new business owner looking to build a long-lasting relationship, here at Nordea we’re committed to your financial needs across the Nordics.