Fidor Bank

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Fidor Bank is a German online bank,[1] founded in 2009. In 2015, it started a market foray into the UK.[2][3][4][5]

In the UK, Fidor Bank currently offers two personal banking products, a current account called the 'Smart Current Account' and savings bonds with terms between 3-36 months.[6]

In July 2016, it was announced that Fidor Bank was being acquired by France's Groupe BPCE for an undisclosed amount. As of September 2016, Fidor Bank continued to operate under its own branding.[7]


  1. ^ "Cloud is silver lining for German online bank Fidor". Financial Times. 28 January 2014.
  2. ^ "German bank Fidor launches in Britain". 18 September 2015.
  3. ^ Rupert Jones (21 January 2016). "German bank Fidor steps up fight for UK current accounts". the Guardian.
  4. ^ Oscar Williams-Grut (17 September 2015). "Interview with Fidor Bank CEO as it launches in UK - Business Insider". Business Insider.
  5. ^ "Fidor bank launches in the UK". ComputerWeekly. 18 September 2015.
  6. ^ "Fidor Bank UK". Fidor Bank. Retrieved June 19, 2016.
  7. ^ "Fidor Bank acquired by BPCE". FT. Retrieved September 23, 2016.

Coordinates: 48°08′59″N 11°33′23″E / 48.1496°N 11.5565°E / 48.1496; 11.5565