Bankinter

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Bankinter, S.A.
Sociedad Anónima
Traded as BMADBKT
Industry Financial services
Founded 1965
Headquarters Madrid, Spain
Key people
Pedro Guerrero (Chairman), María Dolores Dancausa (CEO)
Products Retail and business banking
Profit €375.9 million (2015)[1]
Total assets €58.6 billions (end 2015)[1]
Number of employees
4.405 (end 2015)[1]
Website www.bankinter.com
The Bankinter building in Seville, architect Aníbal González (1907-1909).

Bankinter, S.A., (Spanish pronunciation: [baŋˈkinter]), is a Spanish bank with its headquarters is in Madrid. The Bank is listed on the Madrid Stock Exchange (BKT) and is part of the Ibex35 Index.

History[edit]

Bankinter was founded in June 1965 as a Spanish industrial bank through a joint venture by Banco de Santander and The Bank of America. It was listed on the Madrid stock Exchange in 1972, at which time the bank became fully independent of its founders and transformed itself into a commercial bank.

In 1993, the bank embarked up on a growth strategy with Banca Partnet and Red Agencial. In the same year, it became the first digital bank, following the successful introduction of electronic bancking. In 2006, the brand was transformed.

In 2009, Bankinter made a capital investment purchasing 50% of Linea Directa from The Royal Bank of Scotland.

In September 2015, Bankinter announced the acquisition on Barclays retail business in Portugal, consisting of 84 offices and Barclays Life and Pensions, the latter in a joint-venture with Mapfre.

The bank paid approximately 100 million euros for the Portuguese subsidiary of the British Bank and 37.5 million euros for the 50% stake in the insurance company.

Office Network[edit]

By December 31, 2015, Bankinter had a network of 509 offices and 4,405 employees (4,386 in Spain and 19 abroad)

The Board of Directors[edit]

The Board of Directors is composed of the following members:

President Pedro Guerrero Guerrero
Vice President Cartival, S.A.
CEO María Dolores Dancausa Treviño
Board member Marcelino Botín-Sanz de Sautuola y Naveda
Board member Gonzalo de la Hoz Lizcano
Board member Rosa María García García
Board member Fernando Masaveu Herrero
Board member Rafael Mateu de Ros Cerezo
Board member María Teresa Pulido Mendoza
Board member Jaime Terceiro Lomba

The Secretary (non Director) is Gloria Calvo Diaz

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Annual Results 2010" (PDF). Bankinter. Retrieved 7 February 2011. 
  1. Annual Report 2014 Bankinter

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