Catalunya Banc, S.A.

Catalunya Banc is a savings bank established in 2010. In 2013 Catalunya Banc received financial aid from Spanish government. In 2015 Catalunya Banc was bought by BBVA and became a member of BBVA Group.

Bank Category

Savings banks


Retail Banking
Corporate Banking
Online Brokerage

Catalunya Banc, S.A. participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Spain. This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 EUR per bank per depositor.

Catalunya Banc, S.A. is a member of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (Spain).


Pz Antoni Maura, 6, 08003, Barcelona, Spain

Catalunya Banc, S.A. was located in Barcelona.

Bank Identifiers

Bank Sort Code
Company Number
Close Date
September 2016

Business Summary

retail banking
corporate banking
online brokerage
current accounts
debit cards
credit cards
savings accounts
time deposit accounts
investment funds
pension plans
consumer loans
mortgage loans

Catalunya Banc, S.A. provides products and services in the areas of retail banking, corporate banking, online brokerage, insurance. The range of products offered by Catalunya Banc, S.A. includes current accounts, debit cards, credit cards, savings accounts, time deposit accounts, investment funds, pension plans, consumer loans, mortgage loans.

Deposit Guarantee

Deposit Guarantee
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 Spain are obliged to participate in Spanish deposit guarantee scheme.

In the case of Catalunya Banc, 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
Covered Currencies  all
Maximum Protected Amount  100 000 EUR
Paid In Currency  EUR

Further Information


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 Catalunya Banc, S.A. and its components are shown in the table below.

Bank BIC Code  CESC
Country Code  ES (Spain)
Location Code  BB
Branch Code  -


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 Catalunya Banc, S.A. is shown in the table below.

MFI ID  ES2013

Bank Sort Code

Bank Sort Code is a code that uniquely identifies a financial institution within a country. Bank sort codes are usually assigned by National Central Banks and differ from BIC codes.

Bank Sort Code  2013

Company Registration Number

Company Registration Number is a distinctive code issued upon registration of a new company. This code can be used to find data about the company in a national company register.

Company Number  A65587198