Pareto is a leading, independent operator in the Nordic market for financial services. The company has offices in Oslo, Stavanger, Trondheim, Kristiansand, Stockholm, Malmø, Helsinki, København, London, Frankfurt, Zurich, Aberdeen, Paris, Hamburg, Singapore, Perth, New York and Houston. Pareto was founded in 1985 and has developed into a corporate group offering a wide range of financial services. The group has 583 employees and shareholders' equity of some NOK 6.4 billion.
Through its subsidiaries, Pareto offers a wide range of services within the broking of securities and partnership interests, management of equity and debt capital instrument issues, and direct investments. The group also provides project finance, business management services, valuation appraisals, refinancing, as well as ship and rig broking and technical management services for vessels. Pareto also offers a range of services within investment advisory, investment management and asset management with roughly NOK 60 billion (~ USD 9.0 bn) under management. In certain areas, the group works closely with Pareto Bank, in which Pareto is the largest shareholder.