Our firm

Pareto Securities is an independent full service investment bank with a leading position in the Nordic capital markets and a strong international presence within the oil, offshore, shipping and natural resources sectors. Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, the company has more than 400 employees across the Nordic countries, United Kingdom, France, Germany, USA, Singapore and Australia. Pareto Securitiesí offering include:

Pareto Securities was established in 1986 and is today part of the Pareto Group which also offers banking, project financing and asset management services.

In addition to being recognized as a leading player in the primary and secondary equity markets, Pareto Securities has the largest fixed income team in the Nordic region dedicated to high yield bonds, holding an undisputed position as the number one investment bank in terms of market knowledge and placing power. The equity and fixed income teams are supported by a Research team consisting of experienced analysts, specializing in sectors such as oil services, E&P, shipping, seafood, industrials, financials, telecoms and natural resources. The Research team also lends its insight to Pareto Securitiesí top-ranked Corporate Finance department. This department provides its clients with a wide range of advisory services, based on its extensive deal experience and industry knowledge. Capabilities include listings, equity and debt issues, M&A and other financial advisory services. The Project Finance team offers arrangement and syndication of new investment projects, arrangement and syndication of sale and leaseback structures, financial advisory services, brokerage of shares in SPVís and shares in investment funds and business management and administration of SPVís, investment companies and investments funds.

In addition to traditional investment banking activities, Pareto Securities also provides Asset Broking services through our subsidiary, Pareto Offshore, focused on broking and advising on offshore rigs.

Pareto Securities expanded to Sweden and Finland through the acquisition of ÷hman Fondkommission in 2011 / 2012. New office was established in Copenhagen in 2012, and in Houston in 2013. Through the acquisition of London based Ocean Equities in 2013, Pareto Securities has further strengthened its position as a tier 1 investment bank in the Nordic region, and become a truly global player within the oil, offshore, shipping and natural resources sectors.