OTP Bank as a dominant banking player in Hungary and the Central and Eastern European region provides high quality financial services for its more than 18,5 million private and corporate clients in nine countries through its almost 1500 branches, agent networks, 3900 ATMs, internet and electronic channels.
Since its 1949 founding, the company has developed to a universal financial service provider banking group.
In 1990, the National Savings Bank became a public company with a share capital of HUF 23 billion. Its name was changed to the National Savings and Commercial Bank. Subsequently, non-banking activities were separated from the bank, along with their supporting organizational units.
OTP Bank’s privatization began in 1995. As a result of 3 public offers along with the introduction of the bank’s shares into the Budapest Stock Exchange. Currently the bank is characterized by dispersed ownership of mostly private and institutional (financial) investors.
OTP Bank has completed several successful acquisitions in the past years, becoming a key player in the region. Besides Hungary, with the accession of Albania, OTP Bank currently operates in 10 countries of the region via its subsidiaries: in Bulgaria (DSK Bank, Expressbank), in Croatia (OTP banka Hrvatska), in Romania (OTP Bank Romania), in Serbia (OTP banka Srbija, Vojvodjanska banka), in Slovakia (OTP Banka Slovensko), in Ukraine (CJSC OTP Bank), in Montenegro (Crnogorska komercijalna banka) and in Russia (OAO OTP Bank).
The continued development and expansion of OTP Bank have significantly contributed to the successful and efficient operation of the banking group, which can provide high quality services for both the retail and the institutional clients. Despite the intense competition OTP Bank market position is stable in several segments, as well as in terms of profitability and stability the bank belongs to the European frontline.
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