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Openwork adds Danske Bank to panel


Openwork has added Danske Bank, a Danish lender that operates in Northern Ireland, to its panel.

The bank has its headquarters in Copenhagen, but also operates in the Northern Irish market serving personal and business customers.

The follows the recent addition of Tesco Bank to the network’s panel in August.

Openwork mortgage proposition director Paul Shearman says: “We are delighted to welcome Danske Bank to our Northern Ireland lending panel.

“Openwork has more than 120 advisers in Northern Ireland and Danske Bank’s team of experienced Belfast-based underwriters with excellent knowledge of the local market will add even more options for advisers and their clients.”

Danske Bank head of intermediary mortgages Niall Harkin says: “Openwork has a strong reputation and long history in the financial advice marketplace and we are delighted to have their advisers on board.” 



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