In an era of global markets, we search for unseen opportunities and find new paths for our customers. Therefore we are constantly challenging the status quo, and combining our visionary approach with a solid accountability.
We ensure our customers stay ahead.
We never stop chasing opportunities. Our customers have different goals, and we employ individual approaches to achieve them. We offer innovative and tailor-made solutions proactively. This is enhanced by close personal contact and up-to-date digital service.
Foresight. Drive. Respect
Developments on the global markets and the growth in wealthy customers demand our careful assessment and foresight. New perspectives, intelligent planning and the advantages of digitization allow us to lead the way.
We have the power, the drive and the size to succeed, and use this strength according to the needs of our customers.
In this way we establish lasting relationships that are built on trust and security. The result is mutual respect as well as a greater appreciation of our customer services.
The spirit of Erste Group goes back to its foundation in 1819. It is a story about the idea of helping people gain financial
To this day our major focus lies on supporting people in creating wealth and Erste Private Banking is an import pillar
to fulfil this role. Since 2010 Erste Private Banking has adopted a group-wide holistic and common approach and has developed a common strategy.
Erste Private Banking in Austria
Founded in 1993
Market leader in Austria with market share of 25% incl. Sparkassen
Assets under Management: 17 bn. EUR total client assets from approx. 9.000 clients
Focuses on wealthy private and corporate clients and provides private banking services including wealth and portfolio management
Awarded many times:
By Euromoney: Best Private Banking in Austria 2010, 2011 and 2012
By The Banker: Best Private Banking in Austria 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018
Erste Private Banking in Czech Republic
Founded in 2007
Among the market leaders with share of 18%
Assets under Management: 3 bn EUR from recently more than 4.000 clients
Operating in all regions within the Czech Republic - 12 regional centers in Praha, Plzeň, Pardubice, Liberec, České Budějovice, Ústí nad
Labem, Ostrava, Brno, Zlín and Olomouc
By Euromoney: Best Private Banking in Czech Republic 2011
Erste Private Banking in Hungary
Founded in 2008
Among the TOP 4 in Hungary with approx. 14% market share
Assets under Management: 1,6 bn. EUR, serving more than 1600 clients at 10 locations countrywide
Got a boost at the beginning with the integration of ING Hungary’s Private Banking business; in 2012 with the acquisition of BNP
Paribas’s Hungarian Wealth Management and it aims to proceed with its growth strategy, for instance with the Citibank acquisition in
By Euromoney: Best Private Banking in Hungary 2012
Erste Private Banking in Romania
Founded in 2010
Assets under Management: more than 1,3 bn. EUR, serving more than 2500 clients
Is part of BCR - the most valuable financial brand in Romania according to customer confidence and number of people using BCR banking services. BCR is Romania's No. 1 bank in terms of asset value, client base and in terms of savings and crediting.
By Euromoney: Best Private Banking in Romania 2012
Erste Private Banking in Croatia
Founded in 2011
Headquartered in Zagreb, with additional offices in Rijeka and Split
Assets under Management: more than 1,1 bn. EUR, serves approx. 1000 high-net worth clients
Is providing wide range of investment solutions in accordance to individual needs, risk tolerance and time horizon
Is in line with the overall Erste Private Banking strategy, where priority is given to high-quality products, service and expertise
By Euromoney: Best Private Banking in Croatia 2013
By The Banker: Best Private Banking in Croatia 2014, 2017, 2019
Erste Private Banking in Slovakia
Founded in 2011
Is leader on the market in long – term investment solutions and serves more than 1400 customers
Assets under Management: more than 900 mn EUR, serves more than 1400 clients
Strong regional representation in Bratislava, Trnava, Nitra, Trenčín, Banská Bystrica, Žilina, Košice and Prešov
Erste Private Banking is part of Erste Group. Founded in 1819 as the first Austrian savings bank, Erste Group went public in 1997 with a strategy to expand its retail business into Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Since then Erste Group has grown through numerous acquisitions and organic growth to one of the largest financial services providers in the eastern part of EU.
Besides the traditional strength in serving private individuals, Erste Group's core activities include advisory services and support for corporate clients in financing, investment and access to international capital markets, public sector funding and interbank market operations.
“The objective of our collaboration is to design the best solution for you and your investments. Trust, personal care and involvement are the norm for us. Our private bankers look forward to meeting you and working with you.”