The annual Extel survey for the European equities investment industry has just been released. DNB Markets was ranked second overall among the leading brokerage firms in the Nordics, up from fifth last year.
New impulses are often created where you don`t expect them. When Amazon, JP Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway announced that they would merge the healthcare schemes for their employees into a joint venture, investors feared negative consequences for pharmaceuticals companies and service providers in the healthcare industry. We’re not quite there yet, but the joint venture could bring forth some winners, but also some losers.
How sustainable are the listed salmon farming companies and how does it affect the valuation? In a recent equity research report, Alexander Aukner, seafood analyst at DNB Markets, discusses important ESG factors for the salmon farming industry.
Following 2017, a record year with a total issuance volume of NOK 121.5 billion equivalent, Q1 2018 became the strongest quarter ever in the Nordic high-yield bond market, with total issuance volume of NOK 40.2 billion equivalent.
Øyvind Fjell has recently been employed as a fund manager on DNB’s Nordic team. From the beginning of May, he will manage the DNB Norden and DNB Grønt Norden funds together with Kjell Morten Hjørnevik and Odd Lillebostad.
The situation with Cambridge Analytica and improper use of personal data has affected Facebook for the last couple of days. The story is still evolving so any clear decision in premature. We asked the DNB Technology-team to share their thoughts on the current situation.
EQT Infrastructure II has entered into an agreement with Asset Buyout Partners to sell Norwegian port and supply base landlord Mongstad Group. DNB Markets acted as a joint financial adviser to EQT in the transaction.