Headquartered in Athens, Greece, with approximately 18.5 th employees in offices in 8 countries in Greece and South East Europe, Piraeus Bank Group offers a full range of financial products and services to approximately 5.6 mn customers. Total assets of the Group amounted to €82.2 bn, net loans to €48.3 bn and customer deposits to €39.3 bn on September 30th, 2016.
Founded in 1916, Piraeus Bank operated as a private credit institution for many decades, while it went through a state ownership for the period 1975-1991 until it was privatized in December 1991. Since then, it has rapidly grown in size and activities, representing today the leading Bank in Greece with 30% market share in terms of loans and 27% in terms of deposits.
Piraeus Bank today leads a group of companies covering all financial activities in the Greek market. Piraeus Bank possesses particular know-how in the areas of medium-sized and small enterprises, in agricultural banking, in consumer and mortgage credit and green banking, capital markets and investment banking, as well as leasing and factoring. These services are offered through the Group’s nation-wide network of 671 branches and 1,866 ATMs, and also through its innovative electronic banking network of winbank.