Geniki Bank

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Geniki Bank SA
Native name
Γενική Τράπεζα της Ελλάδας Α.Ε.
Industry Finance and Insurance
Founded (1937 (1937))
Defunct November 2014 (2014-11)
Headquarters Athens, Greece
Key people
Nikos Karamouzis (CEO)
Products Commercial banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Investment banking
Number of employees
Parent Piraeus Bank SA

Geniki Bank (Greek: Γενική Τράπεζα της Ελλάδας - Geniki Trapeza tis Elladas) was a Greek financier group that provided complete banking and financing services. It was founded in 1937.

The bank has been traded at the Athens Stock Exchange since 26 January 1963. The main shareholder of General Bank of Greece was the Participial Fund of Army. In March 2004 the majority of shares was acquired by Société Générale Group and the name was changed from General Bank of Greece to Geniki Bank. In December 2012 all of Société Générale's shares where sold to Piraeus Bank.[1]


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