Welcome to Erste Group Bank AG

Erste Group Bank AG was founded in 1819 as the first Austrian savings bank. Around 46,000 employees are serving over 15.7 million clients in more than 2,700 branches in 7 countries. Erste Group is one of the largest financial services providers in Central and Eastern Europe.

Erste Group

Here you will find details on our markets:

  • Core markets of Erste Group
  • Indirect presence in CEE

Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG, Sparkassen

Branches: 933 Clients: 3.5 m Market share Retail deposits : 18.5 % Market share Retail loans: 19.5 %

Erste Bank Croatia

Branches: 158 Clients: 1.1 m Market share Retail deposits : 13.5 % Market share Retail loans: 13.6 %

Česká spořitelna

Branches: 606 Clients: 4.7 m Market share Retail deposits : 25.2 % Market share Retail loans: 22.9 %

Erste Bank Hungary

Branches: 128 Clients: 0.8 m Market share Retail deposits : 6.9 % Market share Retail loans: 13.6 %


Branches: 511 Clients: 2.9 m Market share Retail deposits : 16.4 % Market share Retail loans: 17.1 %

Erste Bank Serbia

Branches: 77 Clients: 0.4 m Market share Retail deposits : 3.3 % Market share Retail loans: 4.4 %

Slovenská sporiteľňa

Branches: 291 Clients: 2.3 m Market share Retail deposits : 26.7 % Market share Retail loans: 27.3 %
austria czechrepublic slovakia hungary romania serbia croatia

Our offers for corporate clients

Accounts receivable purchasing

Reduce the risk and increase your liquidity


Your tailor-made Supply Chain Finance solution


Benefit from hedging instruments that preserve your liquidity

Capital Markets and Research


Retail Banking Austrians are saving more, but are foregoing returns Read more
Oct 12, 2016
People and Prosperity Erste Bank ExtraVALUE Design Awards 2016 Read more
Oct 10, 2016
Corporate News , People and Prosperity Erste Group launches Social Banking programme across CEE region Read more
Oct 4, 2016
Personnel Erste Bank: Stefan Dörfler becomes new chairman of the management board Read more
Oct 3, 2016
Personnel Changes in the management boards of Erste Group’s subsidiaries in Slovakia and Romania Read more
Sep 27, 2016
Personnel Management Board Changes at Erste Group and Erste Bank Read more
Sep 15, 2016
Retail Banking Erste Bank Expands Micro-Credit Program Read more
Aug 11, 2016
Retail Banking Erste Bank: Service Branch Office Wien-Mitte Opens Read more
Aug 10, 2016
Results Erste Group powers ahead in H1 2016: Historic net profit of EUR 841.7 million; Stronger core capital ratio at 13.3%; Further accelerating asset quality improvement Read more
Aug 4, 2016
Retail Banking Are bankers still needed? Read more
Jul 30, 2016
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Investor Relations

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Upcoming events

Results for the third quarter of 2016

Personnel Willibald Cernko new Chief Risk Officer of Erste Group Read more
Sep 15, 2016
Corporate News Erste Group Bank AG decides to consent to optional redemption of hybrid capital issues Read more
Aug 8, 2016
Results Erste Group posts net profit of EUR 841.7 million in the first half of 2016 – continued improvement of credit quality and capital position Read more
Aug 5, 2016
Corporate News Erste Group Update – 2016 EU‐Wide Stress Test Results Read more
Jul 29, 2016
Results Erste Group expects to post net profit of approx. EUR 560 million in Q2 16, raises guidance for 2016 to ROTE>12% (up from 10-11%) Read more
Jul 14, 2016
Corporate News Hungary and EBRD acquire minority stakes in Erste Bank Hungary Zrt. Read more
Jun 20, 2016
Results Erste Group: Q1 2016 results Read more
May 4, 2016
Corporate News Changes in the segment reporting from 1 January 2016 Read more
Apr 14, 2016
Results Erste Group: Preliminary results 2015 Read more
Feb 26, 2016
Corporate News Erste Group announces resumption of coupon payments on supplementary (upper tier 2) capital and hybrid instruments Read more
Jan 21, 2016
Results Erste Group: Q3 2015 results Read more
Nov 6, 2015
Personnel Erste Group extends Andreas Treichl’s CEO mandate to 2020 Read more
Sep 17, 2015
Results Erste Group: H1 2015 results Read more
Aug 7, 2015
Results Erste Group: Q1 2015 results Read more
May 7, 2015
Results Erste Group: Preliminary results 2014 Read more
Feb 27, 2015
Corporate News Government of Hungary and EBRD join forces to strengthen the Hungarian financial sector and bolster economic growth Read more
Feb 9, 2015

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