Steiermarkische Sparkasse is one the oldest banks in Austria, founded in 1825 as an association of savings banks.
Banks in Austria
The banking system of Austria is well known as one of the oldest and most reliable in Europe. It consists of the following types of financial institutions:
- Retail banks
- Savings banks
- Specialized credit organizations.
Schoellerbank AG is an Austrian private bank wih head office in Vienna.
OeKB is a specialized bank, which acts as a provider of centralized financial and information services to the government, the export industry and the capital market.
Oberank AG is a regional bank with a head office in Linz. It is a member of the 3-Banken-Gruppe, that was established as a result of the merger of three Austrian banks in 1997.
Bawag PSK is the fourth largest bank in the country, as measured by volume of total assets.
Hypo Landesbank Vorarlberg is an entrepreneurial, housing and investment bank with head office in Bregenz.
Hypo Tirol Bank is a country’s regional universal bank, active mainly in Tirol region.
Erste Bank is the largest and oldest existing Austrian bank. The bank has its headquarters in Vienna.
Easybank AG is an Austrian direct bank, founded in 1996 and headquartered in Vienna. The bank is a 100% subsidiary of BAWAG P.S.K.
Bankhaus Carl Spängler & Co. AG is the country’s oldest bank, which since its founding in 1828, headquartered in the city of Salzburg.
Autobank AG is a bank, focused on providing motor vehicle leasing and financing solutions in the country.
The Bank Austria is one of the biggest financial institutions in the country, owned by UniCredit Group, active also in Central and Eastern Europe.
Volksbank is a retail bank with main office in Vienna. It was founded in 1850 and now operates in Austria, Hungary, Romania and Malta, employing more than 20,000 people.
RZB Raiffeisen is the third largest country’s bank, the founding company of the RZB Group.