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Banking

150th anniversary of the founding of Živnostenská Bank

9.11.2018

UniCredit Bank celebrates the 150th anniversary of the founding Živnostenská Bank, which had a significant impact on the development of the country’s economy.

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Award

The U konto account won the Current AccountFH award for 2017

28. 5. 2018

The Finančná hitparáda (Financial Hitparade) portal awarded our U konto account as the best account of 2017 thanks to the wide range of services included in the package and good price.

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CEE Banking Study 2018

CEE Banking Study 2018

17. 1. 2018

The economic environment in which banks operate in CEE is expected to remain favorable. Looking ahead, GDP growth is expected to remain solid in most countries (around 3% per cent or above), although with some moderate deceleration in 2018 and 2019.

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UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia recieved the Best Private Banking Award

30. 10. 2017

The Banker magazine has named UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia as the best bank for private clients...

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UniCredit at a glance

Our strategy is clear and long-term: UniCredit is and will remain a simple successful Pan European Commercial Bank, with a fully plugged in CIB, delivering a unique Western, Central and Eastern European network to our extensive client franchise: 26 million clients.

UniCredit offers both local and international expertise to its clients, providing them with unparalleled access to leading banks in its 14 core markets through its European banking network: Italy, Germany, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Turkey.
Leveraging on an international network of representative offices and branches, UniCredit serves clients in another 18 countries worldwide.

Results

UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia achieved excellent business results in the first half of 2016. Consolidated net profit grew by 11.9% yoy to CZK 3.5 billion

Comments of Jiří Kunert, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia:
"Despite the increased costs to the Resolution Fund and the Deposit Insurance Fund, we have achieved a twelve percent growth in consolidated net profit. This major increase in net profit was due to both the steadily increasing volumes of retail and corporate loans as well as the return on the international transaction – acquisition of Visa Europe, where our bank had a shareholding. We manage to successfully implement the set strategy across all segments and we are creating a strong position for further growth on both markets. UniCredit Bank enjoys high levels of trust among its clients, in the times when banks all around Europe are under pressure from increasing regulation, maintaining profitability or events such as Brexit."

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