Geniki Bank

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Geniki Bank SA
Native name Γενική Τράπεζα της Ελλάδας Α.Ε.
Type Private
Industry Finance and Insurance
Founded (1937 (1937))
Headquarters Athens, Greece
Key people Nikos Karamouzis (CEO)
Products Commercial banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Investment banking
Employees 1,000
Parent Piraeus Bank SA

Geniki Bank (Greek: Γενική Τράπεζα της Ελλάδας - Geniki Trapeza tis Elladas) is a Greek financier group that provides 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]

Geniki bank operates 78 branches in Greece, while the group consists of four subsidiaries that provide specialised banking, financing and insurance services.


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