Bankia was founded on December 3, 2010 to consolidate the operations of seven regional savings banks. In May 2012 Bankia was partially nationalized by Spanish government to avoid financial collapse. Bankia has two strategic business segments: retail banking and corporate banking, and also provides products and services in private banking, asset management and capital markets. Bankia S.A. operated as a branch of Bankia, S.A. (Spain).
Bankia S.A. participates in the deposit guarantee scheme of Spain. This deposit guarantee scheme applies to credit balances on accounts made by natural persons, legal entities and covers up to up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor. Bankia S.A. is a member of Fondo de Garantía de Depósitos de Entidades de Crédito (FGD) and makes its contributions into it.
Bankia S.A. was located in Dublin.