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 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.[6]

On July 1st 2019 Fidor Bank has announced that it will be suspending its services in UK on September 15th 2019 due to uncertainties surrounding the UK market.[citation needed]


  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 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