About us

Pareto Securities is an independent full service investment bank with a leading position in the Nordic capital markets and a strong international presence in certain sectors such as oil services, E&P and shipping. Pareto Securities is headquartered in Norway, with some 300 employees located in offices in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, United Kingdom, Finland, US, Singapore and Brazil.

Pareto Securities was established in 1986 and is today part of the Pareto Group which also offers services such as offshore rig and shipping brokering, project financing and asset management.

Within the equity capital markets, Pareto Securities structures and executes a wide range of equity related transactions such as initial public offerings, public and private equity placements, rights offerings, block trades and share buy-backs. Through the largest dedicated high yield bonds sales desk in the Nordic region, Pareto Securities offers access to Nordic high yield bonds, both in the primary and the secondary market. Within M&A, Pareto Securities is a top-ranked advisor with proven track record and strong cross-border expertise.

Pareto Securities’ research team consists of experienced analysts specializing in sectors such as oil service, E&P, shipping, seafood, industrials, financials and telecom. A sales force of more than 110 professional brokers offers strong placing power in capital market transactions as well as equity and bonds trading on Nordic – and international exchanges.

Since 1994, Pareto Securities has hosted its annual Oil & Offshore Conference in Oslo, an event which has grown into the largest oil & offshore conference in Europe, attracting some 1,400 investors and industry professionals and several of the world’s leading oil & offshore companies.

Through the acquisition of E. Öhman J:or Fondkommission in Sweden and Finland and the establishment of a Copenhagen branch, Pareto Securities has strengthened its position as a top tier investment bank in the Nordic region and offers a complete range of capital market services.