santander bank polska sa

 

  • On 10 September 2018, Bank Zachodni WBK changed its name to Santander Bank Polska SA.

  • Since 2011, the Bank has been owned by the Spanish bank Santander Group.

  • [4] Company type: Spółka Akcyjna; Traded as: WSE: SPL, WIG30 component; ISIN: PLBZ00000267; Founded: March 7, 2001; 23 years ago; Headquarters: Warsaw, Poland; Key people:
    Gerry Byrne, Chairman[1]; Products: Banking products; Total assets: PLN 185.4 billion (2021)[2]; Number of employees: 9,500; Parent: Santander Group History In March 1995, the Irish group Allied Irish Banks (AIB) acquired 16.2% of shares in
    Wielkopolski Bank Kredytowy from the State Treasury.

  • This consolidated its Polish banking business and made Bank Zachodni WBK the third largest bank in Poland by market share.

  • On 4 January 2013, Bank Zachodni WBK merged with Kredyt Bank which Santander bought from its Belgian owners KBC Bank.

  • In the aftermath of acquiring Kredyt Bank by the Santander Group, the two Polish banks merged.

  • [6] On 30 March 2010, AIB announced the intention to sell its stake in Bank Zachodni WBK S.A, and on 10 September these intentions were confirmed by announcing the buyer –
    Spanish group Santander which was to buy 70.36% of shares worth EUR 3,1bn from AIB.

  • On 7 September 2018, the bank was officially re-branded as Santander Bank Polska and its headquarters were transferred to Warsaw.

  • In 2012, the Santander Group reached an agreement with Belgian KBC Bank on the acquisition of Kredyt Bank, owned by the latter.

 

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