Piraeus Financial Holdings S.A. (formerly PIRAEUS BANK SA).
Headquartered in Athens, Greece, with more than 22th employees in offices in 10 countries mainly in SEE and Eastern Mediterranean, Piraeus Bank Group offers a full range of financial products and services to approximately 7mn customers. Total assets of the Group amounted to €88 bn, net loans to €59 bn and customer deposits to €55 bn on June 30, 2014.
Founded in 1916, Piraeus Bank operated as a private credit institution for many decades, while it went through a state ownership for the period 1975-1991 until it was privatized in December 1991. Since then, it has rapidly grown in size and activities, representing today the leading Bank in Greece with 30% market share in terms of loans and 29% in terms of deposits.