Instabank admitted to trading at Oslo Børs
Instabank has today been admitted to trading on Merkur Market. Banks have flocked to the Oslo Børs marketplaces in recent years to finance their growth plans.
“Thanks to our admission to trading at Oslo Børs, everything is now in place for new and existing shareholders to join us in achieving our growth plans. We are now traded on a well-known marketplace, and this will create increased awareness of the bank and raise its profile among investors, business partners, suppliers and customers”, comments Robert Berg, the CEO of Instabank.
Fully digital bank
Instabank is a fully digital bank that offers loan products, savings and insurance to consumers in Norway, Sweden and Finland. The bank also offers payment solutions for businesses.
“We have taken strategic steps in order to become an attractive paytech partner to businesses that want to develop their business model. As a fully digital, cost-efficient bank, we have a strong competitive advantage in this market”, explained Robert Berg at the bank’s quarterly results presentation last Thursday.
An ever-increasing number of banks at Oslo Børs
17 banks have been admitted to listing or trading at Oslo Børs since 2015. These banks have together raised a total of NOK 10.6 billion in new equity in connection with and following their admission to listing or trading. Eleven of the banks that have been admitted to listing or trading are savings banks.
Oslo Børs is also an important source of debt capital for these banks. Their borrowing through debt instruments listed on Oslo Børs marketplaces currently totals NOK 1195 billion.
|Banks listed since 2015||Market Place||Year of admission||Market cap (NOK billion)||Equity issued (NOK billion)|
|Norwegian Finans Holding||Oslo Børs||2016||13.983||0.518|
|SpareBank 1 Østlandet||Oslo Børs||2017||10.239||3.064|
|Pareto Bank||Oslo Børs||2016||2.717||0.600|
|Sparebanken Telemark||Oslo Børs||2018||1.406||0.542|
|Komplett Bank||Oslo Børs||2017||1.379||0.929|
|Grong Sparebank||Merkur Market||2017||0.327||0.045|
|SpareBank 1 Nordvest||Oslo Børs||2017||0.243||0.120|
|Romsdal Sparebank||Merkur Market||2020||0.227||0.000|
|Surnadal Sparebank||Merkur Market||2018||0.217||0.074|
|Tysnes Sparebank||Merkur Market||2017||0.170||0.080|
|Sunndal Sparebank||Merkur Market||2018||0.154||0.045|
|Lillestrøm Sparebank||Merkur Market||2017||0.128||0.105|
|Nidaros Sparebank||Merkur Market||2019||0.118||0.045|
|Aasen Sparebank||Merkur Market||2016||0.116||0.065|
* Close on NOTC 14 August used for market cap.