Banco Hipotecario del Uruguay

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Banco Hipotecario del Uruguay
Industry Banking
Financial services
Founded March 24, 1892 (1892-03-24)
Headquarters Uruguay
Area served
Website BHU

The Mortgage Bank of Uruguay (Spanish: Banco Hipotecario del Uruguay) a state-owned bank in Uruguay.


Established on March 24, 1892 by President Julio Herrera y Obes as an autonomous state entity (Spanish: Ente Autónomo).

It plays an important role in the local mortgage market. It is listed at the BVM.[1]


  1. ^ "History of the BHU" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2012-04-30. 

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