Banco Occidental, S.A.

Address  28046, Spain, Madrid, Ps de la Castellana 81 Pl. 5

Bank Identifiers 
    BIC (SWIFT)  OCBAESM1
    MFI ID  ES0121
Deposit Guarantee  Yes (up to 100 000 EUR per depositor)

Banco Occidental, S.A. is located at Spain, Madrid. It is one of 287 credit institutions operating in Spain.

Bank Identifiers

Any bank can be identified for different purposes and hence can have several different identifiers.

BIC

BIC (Business Identifier Code) is a the mostly used international identifier of financial institutions. SWIFT is the registration authority for BICs. BICs are used in financial transactions, client and counterparty data bases, compliance documents and many others.

BIC  OCBAESM1
Bank BIC Code  OCBA
Country Code  ES (Spain)
Location Code  M1
Branch Code  -

A BIC consists of eight or eleven characters, comprising a financial institution code (four characters), a country code (two characters), a location code (two characters) and, optionally, a branch code (three characters).

MFI ID

MFI ID (Monetary Financial Institution Identifier) is a code, unique to each institution in the MFI list provided by ECB (European Central Bank). MFI ID is hence applicable to MFIs resident in the European Union.

MFI ID  ES0121

The code is alphanumerical, with the first two digits representing the two-digit ISO code for the country of residence of the MFI and the remaining number of digits (no limit has been specified) is any combination of alphanumerical characters.

Deposit Guarantee

Deposit Guarantee Schemes compensate certain deposits held by depositors of a bank that becomes unable to meet its obligations.

All credit institutions operating in Spain are obliged to participate in Spanish deposit guarantee scheme.

In the case of Banco Occidental, S.A. failure, eligible depositors having covered accounts in this bank will be paid out the following compensation:

Eligible Depositors  natural persons, legal entities
Covered Accounts  credit balances on accounts, nominative deposit certificates constituted in the EU
Maximum Protected Amount  100 000 EUR
Paid In Currency  EUR

Further Information: Deposit Guarantee Scheme in Spain

ECB Minimum Reserves Requirements (MRR)

Minimum reserves is the minimum amount of reserves a credit institution is required to hold with a central bank.

Subject to MRR by ECB  Yes
Exempt from MRR by ECB  No

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