Business category: Consumer and SME Banking, Corporate & Investment Banking, Private Banking
Market leader in Austria
With total assets of EUR 220.8 billion and market shares ranging from 20 to 65 per cent, Bank Austria is by far the largest bank in Austria. As far as Austrian companies are concerned, Bank Austria is the main banker for:
- 82 per cent of large corporates;
- 62 per cent of medium-sized companies;
- 45 per cent of small businesses are customers of Bank Austria.
As a modern universal bank, it provides its customers with access to financial markets. The bank operates a network of more than 360 branch offices within Austria, with a total of 11,000 employees
The largest network in Central and Eastern Europe
Austria is one of the core markets of UniCredit Group, together with Germany, Italy and Central and Eastern Europe.
Within UniCredit Group, Bank Austria is responsible for all banking operations in the growth markets of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), with the exception of Poland.
Vienna is thus the controls centre for a network stretching from the Baltic to the Black Sea and from Hungary to the Chinese border.
Our values Our common basic values are enshrined in the Integrity Charter. These values reflect our corporate philosophy, which determines our actions and behav- iour.
Bank Austria was created by the merger of Austria's leading banks with a long- standing tradition, the "k.k. privilegirte Oesterreichische Credit-Anstalt für Handel und Gewerbe" (founded in 1855), the "k.k. privilegierte Oesterreichische Laender- bank" (founded in 1880) and the "Zentral-Sparkasse der Gemeinde Wien" (founded in 1905).
Bank Austria has been a member of UniCredit Group since November 2005.
In the past years, Bank Austria has received more than 250 awards from renowned international financial magazines in recognition of its achievements. Euromoney and The Banker have repeatedly named Bank Austria "Best Bank" and "Bank of the Year". Numerous awards have also been given to Bank Austria in the fields of custody, trade finance, project finance and foreign exchange, and to Bank Austria's CEE subsidiaries..