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Economy and Banking Sector of Slovakia

Major Banks of Slovakia

Slovenská sporiteľňa, a.s.

Slovenská sporiteľňa traces its roots back to the 19th century when “affiliate branches of Die Erste Oesterreichische Spar-Casse” were established in several cities of Slovakia. Since 2001 Slovenská sporiteľňa is a member of Erste Bank Group (Austria). Slovenská sporiteľňa provide a full range of products and services to our clients, from traditional current accounts to various kinds of passbooks, term deposits, payment systems services, loans and modern electronic banking services.

Slovenská sporiteľňa, a.s. is rated by Fitch, Moody's. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Fitch is A- (high credit quality). Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Moody's is A2 (upper medium grade). Slovenská sporiteľňa, a.s. participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Slovakia. This scheme covers accounts up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor.

VUB Banka (Intesa)

Všeobecná úverová banka (VUB Banka) is a universal bank, providing a wide range of retail, corporate and investment banking products and services to individuals, corporate and institutional clients. VUB Banka is focused on mortgages and consumer loans, deposit and payment products and services, corporate banking and foreign trade financing activities. Through its subsidiaries VUB Banka also offers leasing and factoring, retirement savings and insurance products.

VUB Banka (Intesa) is rated by Fitch, Moody's. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Fitch is BBB (good credit quality). Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Moody's is A2 (upper medium grade). VUB Banka (Intesa) participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Slovakia. This scheme covers accounts up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor.

Tatra banka, a.s.

Tatra Banka was established in 1990 and became the first private bank in Slovakia. Tatra Banka operates as a universal bank providing retail, private, corporate and investment banking prodocts and services to individuals, SMEs and other business entities.

Tatra banka, a.s. is rated by Moody's. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Moody's is A3 (upper medium grade). Tatra banka, a.s. participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Slovakia. This scheme covers accounts up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor.

Československá obchodná banka, a.s.

Československá obchodná banka (ČSOB Banka) is a universal commercial bank offering a full range of banking products to retail customers, small and medium-sized enterprises, corporate companies.

Business Focus
Private Banking
Corporate Banking

Československá obchodná banka, a.s. is rated by Moody's. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Moody's is Baa1 (lower medium grade). Československá obchodná banka, a.s. participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Slovakia. This scheme covers accounts up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor.

UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia

UniCredit is one of the largest European commercial banks. UniCredit is focused on providing financial products and services in Western and Central and Eastern Europe. UniCredit has 4 main business lines: commercial banking (including retail, direct, private and business banking), corporate and investment banking, asset management and asset gathering. UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia operates as a branch of UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s. (Czech Republic).

UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia participates in deposit guarantee scheme of the Czech Republic. This scheme covers accounts up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor.

Postova banka

Postova Banka was incorporated in 1992 and started its operations in 1993. Postova Banks provides a broad range of retail banking products and services to private individuals, SMEs and companies. In 2000, the Postova Banka signed a long-term agreement on mutual cooperation with Slovak Post and now provides selected banking products and services at the post offices under the common marketing concept.

Services
Retail Banking

Postova banka participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Slovakia. This scheme covers accounts up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor.

Prima banka Slovensko, a.s.

Prima banka Slovensko was founded in 1993 to provide banking solutions to municipalities and public sector. Prima banka Slovensko operates as a universal bank providing retail and corporate banking products and services to private individuals, business entities and municipalities.

Prima banka Slovensko, a.s. participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Slovakia. This scheme covers accounts up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor.

Sberbank Slovensko

In 2017, Sberbank Slovensko was sold to Prima Banka Slovensko.

Sberbank Slovensko is rated by Fitch. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Fitch is BB+ (speculative). Sberbank Slovensko participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Slovakia. This scheme covers accounts up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor.

OTP Banka

OTP Bank is a Hungarian credit institution and the main entity of OTP Group (Hungary). OTP Bank operates as a universal bank, providing a full range of retail, private and corporate banking products and services to private individuals and corporate customers.

OTP Banka participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Slovakia. This scheme covers accounts up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor.

Privatbanka, a.s.

Privatbanka operates as a universal bank providing retail, private and corporate banking products and services to individuals and business customers. Privatbanka is the first bank in Slovakia specialising in private banking and asset management. Privatbanka offers its clients specialised financial and investment services tailored to their needs and expected returns on assets.

Services
Retail Banking
Corporate Banking
Private Banking
Asset Management

Products

Privatbanka, a.s. participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Slovakia. This scheme covers accounts up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor.

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