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Alior Bank is a Polish retail bank with headquarters in Warsaw. Since its foundation in 2008, the number of customers has risen to over 3 million. With 6,500 employees and an extensive retail network consisting of 216 branches, 219 modern mini branch locations (Alior Bank Express), as well as 414 partner branches, Alior Bank is considered one of the most innovative and fastest growing financial institutions in Poland. Numerous awards serve as testament to Alior’s success, including ‘Best European Retail Bank 2014’, selected by the jury at ‘Retail Banker International Awards’. Other such examples include ‘Best Bank in Poland 2014’, awarded by Global Finance, and the ‘BAI-Finacle Global Banking Innovation Award 2013’. In December 2012, Alior Bank made history with the largest IPO of a private company ever made on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Since March 2014, the bank has been listed on the WIG20 Index, which lists the twenty largest Polish companies on the Warsaw Stock Exchange in terms of market capitalization.
BFF Banking Group (” BFF “) is the leading financial service provider for suppliers to the European public health and public administration sectors. With more than 30 years of experience in the sector, BFF is the market leader in collection management and non-recourse factoring of trade receivables at European public institutions. In 2010, BFF started its activities in Spain and expanded its cross-border activities in 2014 to Portugal. The Bank started in 2013 with a full Italian banking license offering online deposits to private and business customers in Italy, Spain and Germany. In 2016, BFF expanded its activities with the acquisition of the largest player in the field of public sector financing in Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. In April 2017, BFF listed its shares on the Italian stock exchange (MTA) and started operations in Greece and Croatia in 2018. In 2019, the Group further strengthened its international growth and strengthened its leading position in Spain with the acquisition of IOS Finance, one of BFF’s competitors in that market. In the same year, BFF started cross-border activities in France and received permission to open an office in Poland. BFF is now active in 9 countries in Southern and Eastern Europe. Note: BFF is an Italian bank (ie has a banking license in Italy) but offers deposits on Raisin.ie through its Spanish branch in Madrid. This means that your savings at the bank fall under the Italian deposit guarantee (up to EUR 100,000 per customer), but that Spanish tax regulations apply (due to withholding tax).
Euram Bank (European American Investment Bank AG), an independent Austrian private bank based in Vienna, was founded in 1999 and has since established itself in the areas of private and investment banking for Austrian and international individuals, entrepreneurs and institutional investors. Euram Bank has a solid capital base and is committed to a total return approach, which focuses on long-term wealth preservation and strict discipline in risk management.
J&T Banka a.s. (‘J&T Bank’) was founded in 1998 in Prague, Czech Republic. The bank is considered a reliable partner for customers expecting the highest standards in service and product. As one of the fastest growing banks in the region, J&T Bank strives to help increase the value of its customers’ investments. By the end of September 2014, J&T Bank had more than 42,000 customers. With EUR 4.2 billion on the balance sheet, it is one of the largest private banks in the region. The bank ended the first half of 2014 with an operating profit of 934 million Czech Crowns, which constitutes a 47% increase in profit. The bank intends to continue its profitable growth pattern.