Handelsbanken acquires wealth manager Optimix

May 13, 2016

On April 20, 2016, Handelsbanken announced that it had acquired the Dutch wealth management company Optimix Vermogensbeheer N.V.

Optimix Vermogensbeheer N.V. (“Optimix”) manages assets of approximately €2 billion, which includes in-house and mutual funds.  Handelsbanken currently has 23 branches throughout the Netherlands. 

Optimix will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Handelsbanken, requiring approval from the relevant Dutch financial authorities.  The acquisition will initially have a marginal impact on Handelsbanken’s financial position.

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