Location of affected unit(s)
Denmark, Sweden, Norway
Financial Services
Financial And Insurance Activities
Financial Service Activities, Except Insurance And Pension Funding
64.19 - Other Monetary Intermediation

220 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
26 January 2024
Employment effect (start)
26 January 2024
Foreseen end date


The digital bank Express Bank has announced that it will close its activities in Denmark, Norway and Sweden.

So far, the company stated that about 220 jobs will be cut in Denmark. The company has informed employees about the process of the closure and layoffs. The conditions of the programme will be negotiated with employee representatives according to local regulations. The background of the decision are worsening financial results and a loss of profitability.

Created in 1987, Express Bank is owned by French BNP Paribas. The bank mainly offers loans to private customers. The bank employs about 250 staff members in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The restructuring event in Denmark has been recorded in the ERM events database Express Bank-2024-DK.



Eurofound (2024), Express Bank, Closure in World, factsheet number 200746, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/200746.