Note 41 - Significant transactions with related companies

In this context ‘related parties’ means subsidiaries, associated companies, joint ventures and companies held for sale over which the Bank exercises substantial influence, as well as SpareBank 1 SMN Pensjonskasse (pension fund) and companies owned by the Bank’s personal related parties. The Bank’s outstanding accounts with employees and members of the Board of Directors are shown in note 8 on loans and advances to customers and note 20 on personnel expenses and emoluments to senior employees and elected officers. The opening balance may differ from the previous year's closing balance as the opening balance includes companies that during the fiscal year have been classified as related partied of the Bank.


  Subsidiaries Other related companies
Loans (NOK million) 2020 2019 2020 2019
Outstanding loans as at 1 January 7,850 6,833 4,581 4,583
Loans issued in the period 619 1,617 5 1
Repayments 0 600 3 3
Outstanding loans as at 31 December 8,468 7,850 4,582 4,581
Interest rate income 147 140 6 139
Bonds and subordinated loans as at 31 December 157 159 1,509 623
Deposits (NOK million)        
Deposits as at 1 January 1,547 1,292 961 1,388
Contribution received during the period 46,949 45,304 290,229 55,805
Withdrawals 47,032 45,047 289,255 56,242
Deposits as at 31 December 1,464 1,549 1,934 951
Interest rate expenses 14 27 8 13
Securities trading 8 348 - 108
Commission income SpareBank 1 Boligkreditt - - 408 348
Commission income SpareBank 1 Næringskreditt - - 13 16
Issued guarantees and amount guaranteed 110 111 20 20

Loans and deposits
All loans and deposits for related parties are booked in the Parent Bank.

Securities trading

SpareBank 1 SMN's treasury department and subsidiary Sparebank 1 Markets, through outsourced business, carry out a large number of transactions with the Bank's related companies. Transactions are executed on a ongoing basis in the fixed income and forex area, payments transmission, bond trading etc. These transactions are part of ordinary bank operations and all agreements are contracted on market terms. Numbers above includes  net investmens in derivatives, bond transactions and deposits.

Other transactions

SpareBank 1 SMN has signed supply agreements with several related companies in order to safeguard ordinary banking operations and further development of the SpareBank 1 Alliance. This includes development of data-technical solutions for alliance collaboration, commission from insurance and savings and investment products, administrative services, leasing of premises etc. The agreements are considered to be on market terms. In addition the Bank participates in increases of capital in related companies; see note 39 on investment in owner interests. 


Annual report and notes

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