Kvika banki hf is a specialized investment bank, which focuses on asset management and capital markets. It operates through the following business segments: Asset Management, Corporate Finance, Corporate Banking and Capital Markets. The Asset Management segment provides asset management, both domestic and foreign assets, private banking, and private pension plans. The Corporate Finance segment provides its customers with impartial and independent advice concerning purchases, sales and mergers and acquisitions of companies. The Corporate Banking segment offers various forms of banking services and related advisory services, in addition to providing specialized lending services. The Capital Markets segment offers securities and foreign currency brokerage, derivatives brokerage and forward contracts to clients, which include institutional investors, corporates and high net worth individuals. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Reykjavík, Iceland.