Welcome to Erste Group Bank AG

Erste Group AG was founded in 1819 as the first Austrian savings bank. Around 47.000 employees are serving 15.9 million clients in more than 2.600 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: 926 Clients: 3.5 m Market share Retail deposits : 18.8 % Market share Retail loans: 19.6 %

Erste Bank Croatia

Branches: 159 Clients: 1.2 m Market share Retail deposits : 13.6 % Market share Retail loans: 13.4 %

Česká spořitelna

Branches: 561 Clients: 4.7 m Market share Retail deposits : 25.3 % Market share Retail loans: 23.0 %

Erste Bank Hungary

Branches: 123 Clients: 0.8 m Market share Retail deposits : 7.0 % Market share Retail loans: 11.9 %


Branches: 512 Clients: 3.0 m Market share Retail deposits : 16.2 % Market share Retail loans: 16.6 %

Erste Bank Serbia

Branches: 80 Clients: 0.4 m Market share Retail deposits : 3.4 % Market share Retail loans: 4.4 %

Slovenská sporiteľňa

Branches: 287 Clients: 2.3 m Market share Retail deposits : 27.1 % Market share Retail loans: 27.5 %
austria czechrepublic slovakia hungary romania serbia croatia

Capital Markets and Research


Corporate News Erste Vision Capital: Fund of Excellence Invests in Dedicated Founders Read more
CEE Insights Erste Group Research: Are CEE economies at risk of overheating? Read more
Mar 16, 2017
Corporate News S&P upgrades Erste Group’s rating to A- / Outlook Positive Read more
Mar 15, 2017
People and Prosperity, Retail Banking Why does Erste bother to promote financial education? Q&A with Peter Bosek Read more
Mar 7, 2017
Retail Banking International Women's Day 2017 Read more
Mar 7, 2017
Results, Corporate News Erste Group full year 2016 results: EUR 4.8 billion in new net lending; CET 1 ratio 13.4%; dividend EUR 1 per share Read more
Feb 28, 2017
Stärkste Preisveränderungen im Geizhals Warenkorb, 3. Quartal
GRAFIK 0088-1010-Geizhals.ai, Format 100 x 70 mm
Retail Banking Erste Bank Savings and credit forecast 2017 Read more
Feb 10, 2017
Retail Banking First Erste Bank Branch Office Opened in Vienna 90 Years Ago Read more
Jan 30, 2017
Personnel Stefan Wallner joins Erste Group Read more
Jan 25, 2017
Innovation, Retail Banking Erste Bank Introduces Video-Based Identification of New Customers Read more
Jan 23, 2017
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Investor Relations

Information about previous performance does not guarantee future performance.

Upcoming events
Annual financial report 2016

Results Erste Group posts net profit of EUR 1,264.7 million in 2016 (ROTE: 12.3%);confirms guidance for 2017; proposes dividend of EUR 1.0 per share Read more
Feb 28, 2017
Results Erste Group posts net profit of EUR 1,179.2 million in 1-9 2016 and announces outlook for 2017 Read more
Nov 4, 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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