Piraeus Bank (Cyprus) was a member of Piraeus Bank Group (Greece) providing products and services in personal banking, corporate and commercial banking, international banking, and wealth management. In December 2016, Piraeus Bank Cyprus was acquired by a group of international investors led by Lebanese banker Maurice Sehnaoui and renamed to AstroBank. AstroBank provides banking products and services to both local and international clients.
Astrobank Limited participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Cyprus. This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 EUR per bank per depositor.
Astrobank Limited is headquartered in Nicosia.
corporate and commercial banking
Astrobank Limited provides products and services in the areas of personal banking, corporate and commercial banking, international banking, wealth management.
|Yes (up to 100 000 EUR per depositor)|
Deposit Guarantee Schemes compensate certain deposits held by depositors of a bank that becomes unable to meet its obligations.
All credit institutions operating in Cyprus are obliged to participate in Cyprian deposit guarantee scheme.
In the case of Astrobank Limited failure, eligible depositors having covered accounts in this bank will be paid out the following compensation:
|Maximum Protected Amount||100 000 EUR|
|Paid In Currency||EUR|
BIC (Business Identifier Code, also known as SWIFT code or SWIFT BIC) 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.
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).
BIC of Astrobank Limited and its components are shown in the table below.
|Bank BIC Code||PIRB|
|Country Code||CY (Cyprus)|
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.
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.
MFI ID of Astrobank Limited is shown in the table below.