Why Ocorian in the Nordics?
Our subsidiary company, Nordic Trustee is the leading and most experienced provider of bond trustee and loan agency services in the Nordic region. It offers a wide range of services for debt capital market investments and non-bank lending from its offices in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland.
Nordic Trustee is the largest independent loan agent in the Nordic private credit market and plays a key role in issuers’ process of accessing capital, as well as monitoring and securing bondholders’ rights. Its clients include Nordic blue-chip borrowers, Nordic and international banks, municipalities, as well as larger Nordic and international institutional investors and lenders.
Based on extensive experience within the Nordic fixed income market, Nordic Trustee is also a leading provider of high-quality bond market data on Nordic debt securities issued by the public sector, financial institutions, and corporates. Market data is delivered through its subsidiaries Stamdata and Nordic Bond Pricing.
Why choose the Nordics?
Norway is one of the richest countries in the world and has built a dynamic business environment built on an internationally orientated economy, stability, and ease of business. With a large share of non-Nordic bond issuers, it is a key hub for the Nordic corporate high yield bond market.
Sweden has a strong business climate which is built upon its free-market environment, political stability, robust economy, and willingness to engage in new international partnerships. It has emerged as the key hub for the fast-growing Nordic direct lending market. It is also a hotbed for innovation, with a sizeable start-up population and modern approach to business.
Denmark is a very stable jurisdiction which sees large levels of foreign investment. It is home to a large population of multinational enterprises that benefit from its low business costs and its multilingual, highly educated population.
Finland is a highly industrialised and innovative economy based on free trade and openness to investment in the globalised economy. As a result, the Finnish business climate is internationally diverse and attractive to foreign investment. International companies benefit from Finland's reliable infrastructure, highly educated workforce and ease of doing business.
Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland are ranked as some of the easiest countries to conduct business in and attract strong levels of international investment.