|Public company (Nasdaq Helsinki: SAMPO)|
|Björn Wahlroos (Chairman), Kari Stadigh (President and CEO)|
|Profit||€1.404 billion (2012)|
|Total assets||€32.05 billion (end 2012)|
Number of employees
|6,767 (FTE, 31 March 2013)|
Sampo Group is a Finnish financial company made up of the parent company Sampo plc and If P&C Insurance Holding Ltd and Mandatum Life Insurance Company, both of which are its fully owned subsidiaries. The Helsinki-based parent company administers the subsidiaries. Sampo Group employs nearly 6,800 employees. Kari Stadigh is the Group CEO and President for Sampo.
Sampo Group had a banking operations under the name of Sampo Bank between 2000 - 2006. In November 2006, it was disclosed that the banking business of Sampo is sold to the Danish Danske Bank, so that Sampo will concentrate on its insurance business. The proceeds of the sale were invested in the shares of Nordea, the largest bank in the Nordic region. Sampo currently owns more than 20 per cent of Nordea Bank AB, the Nordic banking group. Nordea is Sampo's associated company.
Sampo plc's A share has been listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (former Helsinki Stock Exchange) since January 1988. In terms of market capitalization Sampo plc is one of the largest companies listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.
Shareholder structure (31 October 2014):
1. Solidium (entirely owned by the Finnish state) 11.90%
3. Björn Wahlroos 2.10%
4. Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company 1.00%
5. Kaleva Mutual Insurance Company 0.93%
If P&C Insurance is responsible for Sampo Group's property and casualty insurance operations. If P&C Insurance is the leading property and casualty insurer in the Nordic region, with approximately 3.6 million customers in the Nordic and Baltic countries. If offers insurance solutions and services in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Russia.
Sampo plc owns the entire stock of the Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited. The Mandatum Life Group owns Mandatum Life Insurance Baltic SE, which operates in all Baltic countries and is domiciled in Estonia. In Latvia and Lithuania the company operates through branch offices. Mandatum Life's market share of the Finnish and the Baltic insurance markets is about 20 per cent.
Nordea Bank AB, commonly referred to as Nordea, is a Nordic-based financial services group operating in Northern Europe. In October 2009 Sampo plc received permission from Swedish authorities to acquire more than 20% of Nordea. Today Sampo Group owns 21.2% of the banking group and Nordea is Sampo's associated company.
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