LHV was founded in 1999 by Rain Lõhmus and Andres Viisemann
Our mission is to help create Estonian capital. Our vision is Estonia where people and companies dare to think big, get things done and invest in the future. Our values are: simplicity, support, performance.
We are a banking group based on Estonian capital whose clients include private individuals, SMEs and institutional investors. Our branches are located in Tallinn, Tartu, Riga, Vilnius and Helsinki. We have more than 170 employees. Our banking services are used by approximately 50,000 clients. Our pension funds have over 100,000 clients.
We have stronger investment and enterprise experience than other banks. We are one of the biggest brokers on NASDAQ OMX Baltic stock exchanges and the biggest broker for Baltic retail investors on international markets.
Brief history of LHV
|1999||Investment firm AS Lõhmus, Haavel & Viisemann founded on February 9th|
lhvdirect.com (today's Financial Portal) and the first investment account opened
The first equity game (today's Stock Exchange Shark) started
|2001||The first investment seminars organised|
Branch opened in Riga
LHV pension funds created
|2003||LHV Trader trading environment launched|
|2004||Head office moved to City Plaza|
Branch opened in Vilnius
Stock Exchange Shark expanded to Latvia and Lithuania
|2006||Corporate consultations unit separated|
The new LHV logo was introduced instead of Lõhmus, Haavel & Viisemann
Publication of the Investeeri! magazine started
LHV World Equities Fund created
Client Services opened on the ground floor of City Plaza
LHV Persian Gulf Fund created
Banking license granted on 6 May and new business name AS LHV Pank introduced
Deposits and commercial loans launched
Settlement services launched and new account numbers introduced
Loan portfolio purchased in Finland and branch opened in Helsinki
Branch opened in Tartu
New Internet Bank opened
Issue of bankcards started
New client service centre opened in Tallinn
LHV Bank named the Baltic Market Member of the Year
Launch of LHV Partner Credit Card in cooperation with Tallinna Kaubamaja
Provision of leasing products started
AS LHV Bank holds the activity license of a credit institution issued by the Financial Supervision Authority (Sakala 4, 15030 Tallinn, Republic of Estonia, telephone 668 0500, firstname.lastname@example.org) on the basis of its Resolution of the Board No 4.1-1/37 of 6 May 2009.