Latest articles from Finland

Sampo holds all the cards

August 7, 2006

Consolidation of the domestic banking sector has led to Sampo Bank being the only feasible target for takeover in Finland, Nigel Dudley explains.
In Helsinki, the main subject of discussion among bankers is the further consolidation of the financial sector and particularly the future of Sampo Bank, the smallest of the three institutions that dominate Finland’s banking business.

Finland keeps it simple

July 3, 2006

Edward Russell-Walling talks to Finland’s finance director Satu Huber about the rationale behind the country’s successful 5/11 strategy for issuing sovereign paper.

A new twist to debt exchange

June 5, 2006

In its latest debt exchange offer, Stora Enso managed to reduce its reporting burden. Edward Russell-Walling reports.

Invoicing enters the digital age

August 1, 2005

Wendy Atkins looks at how the Nordic region is leading the charge in using and promoting innovative, cost-saving electronic invoicing systems.

Good forecast in difficult climate

June 9, 2003

Finland’s banking sector is the most concentrated in the Nordic region and is tipped to grow faster than its neighbours. 

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