Slovenská sporiteľňa

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Slovenská sporiteľňa, a.s.
Public
IndustryFinancial services
Founded1819, 1925
HeadquartersBratislava, Slovakia
Key people
Peter Krutil (CEO)
ProductsBanking, insurance, asset management, leasing and factoring
Number of employees
4,270[1]

Slovenská sporiteľňa is the largest commercial bank in Slovakia. It provides comprehensive banking services to more than 2 million clients via the largest distribution network with 400 retail outlets. It administers almost 6 million accounts, which proves its stable position in the Slovak banking sector.[2]

In 2001, the bank became part of Erste Group.[3]

History[edit]

Slovenská sporiteľňa has the longest tradition out of all the banking institutions in Slovakia, which dates back to the 19th century.[4]

  • 1819 – first branches of Die Erste oesterreichische Spar-Casse in Pressburg (Bratislava), Trnava, Banská Bystrica and Levoča
  • 1841/42 – first savings banks in Pressburg – Pressburger Spar-Casse
  • 1844 – savings banks in Košice and Trnava
  • 1845 – savings banks in Komárno, Prešov and Zvolen
  • 1846 – 1848 – savings banks established in majority of the cities, Banská Štiavnica, Kremnica, Lučenec, Nové Zámky, Spišská Nová Ves
  • 1953 – part of Štátna banka československá súčasť Štátnej banky československej
  • 1969 – active as Slovenská štátna sporiteľňa, š.p.ú. (Slovak State Savings Bank)
  • 1990 – universal banking license
  • 1991 – entered the money and capital market
  • 1994 – transformation to Slovenská sporiteľňa, a.s. (Slovak Savings Bank join-stock company)
  • 1998 – 2000: transformation process for privatization of the bank
  • 2000 – privatization of majority of the shares 87,18 %
  • 2001 – became a member of financial group - Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG

Ratings[edit]

Fitch Ratings Fitch Ratings [5]

  • Long-term rating A-
  • Short-term rating F1
  • Support rating 1
  • Viability rating bbb+
  • Outlook stable

Awards[edit]

  • 2005, 2006, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015: Euromoney Awards for Excellence – Best Bank in Slovakia
  • 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2014: The Banker – Bank of the Year
  • 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016: TREND – TREND TOP Banka roka[6]

Headquarters[edit]

Slovenská sporiteľňa ústredie

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Slovenská sporiteľňa Press release
  2. ^ [2] Slovenská sporiteľňa's Fact sheet
  3. ^ "Bank profile". www.slsp.sk. Retrieved 2018-08-27.
  4. ^ [3] Slovenská sporiteľňa's - Bank profile
  5. ^ [4] Slovenská sporiteľňa's Press Release
  6. ^ [5] Slovenská sporiteľňa's Annual reports
  7. ^ [6] Slovenská sporiteľňa's Contacts

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