Headquartered in Athens, Greece, with approximately 17.0th employees, operating in 7 countries, Piraeus Bank Group offers a full range of financial products and services to approximately 5.8mn customers. Total assets of the Group amounted to €68.2bn, net loans to €45.7bn and customer deposits to €41.8bn on September 30, 2017.
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 29% of deposits.
Piraeus Bank today leads a group of companies covering all financial activities in the Greek market (universal bank). 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 nation-wide network of 628 branches and 2,000 ATMs, and also through its innovative digital banking platform winbank.