The Danish bank known as the Danske Bank was established in 1871. The Danske Bank is one of the leading banks in Denmark and in the northern Europe. Initially, it was known as the Danish Farmers' Bank, Mortgage and Exchange Bank of Copenhagen.
It was born after a period of several mergers (including the acquisition of Danica, the Northern Bank and the National Irish Bank).
The Danske Bank counted with more than 21,000 employees in 2011. The company's chairman was Ole Andersen and Thomas F. Borgen was the Chief Executive Officer. The headquarter of the Danske Bank is in Copenhagen, Denmark.