About the SpareBank 1 Alliance

SpareBank 1-alliance is the main grouping of Norwegian saving banks covering all of Norway with a national share of loans and deposits of aproximately 20%. The SpareBank 1 Alliance was established in 1996 by major Norwegian regional savings banks.

SpareBank 1 Gruppen AS is a holding company that, through its subsidiaries, provides general and life insurance and fund management. SpareBank 1 Gruppen AS is owned by Sparebanken Hedmark (12%), SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge (19,5%), SpareBank 1 SMN (19,5%), SpareBank 1 SR-Bank (19,5%), Samarbeidende Sparebanker AS (19,5%) and the Norwegian Federation of Trade Unions (LO)/affiliated unions (10 %).

Overall goal

  • Secure the individual bank’s autonomy and regional anchoring through a strong competitiveness, profitability and solidity.
  • Be a competitive, full service and regionally anchored alternative to a centrally governed finance Group.


Contact information

SpareBank 1 Gruppen AS,
Hammersborggata 2, Postboks 778 Sentrum, N-0106 Oslo, Norway
Press or media: Tele + 47 21 02 59 90