Banca Popolare di Puglia e Basilicata

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Banca Popolare di Puglia e Basilicata
Native name
Banca Popolare di Puglia e Basilicata S.C.p.A.
Formerly
Banca Popolare della Murgia
Società Cooperativa per Azioni
IndustryFinancial services
Predecessor
Founded
  • 1883 (BA Gravina)
  • 1888 (BP Altamura)
  • 1972 (BP Murgia)
  • 1995 (BP Puglia e Basilicata)
Headquarters13 Via O. Serena, ,
Italy
Number of locations
137 branches (2014)
Area served
12 regions of Italy; mainly in Apulia
ServicesRetail banking
Increase (€2,490,450) (2014)
Total assetsDecrease €4,312,275,995 (2014)
Total equityIncrease €317,376,347 (2014)
Capital ratio10.82% (CET1)
WebsiteOfficial website (in Italian)
Footnotes / references
source[1]

Banca Popolare di Puglia e Basilicata S.C.p.A. is an Italian cooperative bank based in Altamura, in the Province of Bari, Apulia.

The bank had 137 branches covered 12 out of 20 regions of Italy. However, they were located mainly in Southern Italy: 75 in Apulia (covered all 6 provinces), 14 in Campania, 10 in Basilicata, 4 in Abruzzo and 3 in Molise (0 in Calabria and the two islands); in central Italy 9 in Lazio, 4 in Marche and 2 in Emilia-Romagna (Ravenna and Rimini; 0 in Tuscany and Umbria regions); in northern Italy, 1 in Friuli – Venezia Giulia (in Pordenone), 4 in Veneto, 9 in Lombardy and 2 in Piedmont (in Biella and Vercelli).

History[edit]

Banca Popolare di Puglia e Basilicata was formed by several mergers of cooperative banks from the southern Italy.

Banca Popolare della Murgia[edit]

Banca Popolare della Murgia was formed in 1972 by the merger of Banca Cooperativa Agraria di Gravina (found 1883) and Banca Mutua Popolare Cooperativa di Altamura (found 1888). In 1994 the bank absorbed Cassa Rurale e Artigiana dell'Icona di Tursi, a bank from nearby Basilicata region.[2]

Banca Popolare di Puglia e Basilicata[edit]

In 1995 Banca Popolare della Murgia absorbed Banca Popolare di Taranto (found 1889) to form Banca Popolare di Puglia e Basilicata. In the same year the bank also acquired Banca Popolare della Provincia di Foggia.[3] From 1996 to 2001 the bank also absorbed Banca di Credito Cooperativo dell'Alto Bradano di Banzi, Banca di Credito Cooperativo Vulture Vitalba di Atella and some business units of Banca di Credito Cooperativo degli Ulivi – Terra di Bari and Banca di Credito Cooperativo di Corleto Perticara. In 2002 the bank acquired 10 branches of Capitalia from Apulia, Campania and Molise regions.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 Bilancio" (PDF) (in Italian). Banca Popolare di Puglia e Basilicata. 26 March 2015. Retrieved 5 April 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Le tappe più significative della storia della Banca Popolare di Puglia e Basilicata" (in Italian). Banca Popolare di Puglia e Basilicata (BPPB). 7 August 2014. Retrieved 5 April 2016.
  3. ^ "Provvedimento N°3204 (C2124): Banca Popolare di Puglia e Basilicata / Banca Popolare della Provincia di Foggia" (PDF) (in Italian). Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato (AGCM). 28 July 1995. Retrieved 5 April 2016.

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