Danske Bank issues bonds and other debt instruments on the international financial markets, and they are among the highest-rated in the Nordic region.

Danske Bank has issued both tier 1 and tier 2 capital, senior debt and covered bonds and has been an active player in the financial markets for many years.

State guarantee
As a response to the financial crisis, the Danish state introduced two banking packages, one in 2008 and one in 2009. The first, the Stability Package, provided a guarantee for issued bonds, among other things, and ran from October 2008 to September 2010.

In the second package, the Credit Package of February 2009, it became possible for banks to extend the state guarantee on unsecured loans until 31 December 2013, against payment. Danske Bank issued bonds with this explicit state guarantee in June and July 2009.

All of Danske Bank's state-guaranteed bond issues have been redeemed. The last of them was redeemed in July 2012.

Read more about the Danish state guarantee.

The Group's mortgage finance activities
Realkredit Danmark's activities are funded by the issuance of mortgage bonds. You can read about the bonds at Realkredit Danmark's Web site.

Last updated on 22 July 2015

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Funding strategy

Bonds and other debt issues provide financing that is essential for our activities.

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Liquidity and capital management

Danske Bank is rated by the three major rating agencies: Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch.

See Danske Bank's ratings
Debt issues

The Bank finances its activities partly by issuing bonds with medium and long maturities in various markets and currencies.

Read about the Bank's debt issues

Covered bonds

Danske Bank now issues covered bonds directly on the balance sheet.

Read about covered bonds

The Bank uses securitisation to manage risk-weighted assets and capital ratios.

Read about securitisation

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