Established in 1901 as 'Popular Savings Bank of Limassol', Cyprus Popular Bank was the second largest bank in Cyprus; Cyprus Popular Bank was branded on its domestic bank as 'Laiki Bank'. In 2012 the bank collapsed and was rescued the government of Cyprus. In March 2013 the 'good' assets of Cyprus Popular Bank was merged into Bank of Cyprus. Laiki Bank operated as a branch of Cyprus Popular Bank Public Co Ltd (Cyprus).
Laiki Bank participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Cyprus. This scheme covers accounts up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor.
Laiki Bank was located in Athens.