Bank Austria sells B&C profit participation rights to B&C Holding
UniCredit Bank Austria AG announces the sale of the profit participation rights which it holds in B&C Holding to B&C Beteiligungsverwaltungs GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of B&C Privatstiftung, a private foundation under Austrian law, which holds participations in enterprises such as Lenzing and Semperit.
Bank Austria Is "Bank of the Year in Austria"
The renowned UK financial magazine "The Banker" has selected Bank Austria as "Bank of the Year in Austria". Additionally, the subsidiaries of UniCredit Group in Poland and Bosnia-Herzegovina were also successful.
Bank Austria Draws up Economic Recovery Plan for Austria’s Medium-Sized Businesses
Against the backdrop of the international financial crisis and a slow-down in economic growth, Bank Austria is now offering targeted stimulus loans for small- and medium-sized companies.
Realignment of the Division Private Banking & Asset Management
A new organisation will be implemented in the Division Private Banking & Asset Management. In line with the organisational setup of the UniCredit Group, the field Private Banking will be separated from the fund business, which is handled by Pioneer Investments.
Results1 for the first nine months of 2008:
Bank Austria: EUR 1.6 billion profit despite financial market crisis
In the third quarter of 2008 Bank Austria, a member of UniCredit Group, achieved results which were better than in the same period of the previous year, despite the continued repercussions of the credit market crisis which started over a year ago.
Sale of Bank Austria real estate to SIGNA Holding successfully completed
Bank Austria and SIGNA Holding have announced that they have successfully completed the sale of the two Bank Austria properties at Am Hof and on Vordere Zollamtsstraße, and all of the provisions of the preliminary agreement signed in August have been fulfilled.
Bank Austria Investment Barometer on World Savings Day:
Austria's financial institutions can expect 1.5 million Austrians
This year Austrian financial institutions can once again look forward to a veritable tidal wave of customers. Some 1.5 million savers, or one Austrian in every five, will go to the bank this coming World Savings Day. That's the result of an up-to-date Bank Austria Investment Barometer, a representative survey by market research institute GfK Austria on behalf of Bank Austria.
Integrated Corporate Finance:
Bank Austria introduces WorkingCapitalCheck for companies
As part of its Integrated Corporate Finance approach to advising, Bank Austria is introducing a new innovative service for corporate clients that is available starting immediately: The WorkingCapitalCheck is free of charge and serves as a review of the liquidity situation of companies with an annual turnover of EUR 3 million to EUR 250 million.
EK Fin growth financing for ANGER MACHINING
EK Fin has invested several million euros in the machine building company ANGER MACHINING and will acquire 49 per cent of the company’s shares in return.
New Bank Austria logo on Vienna Donauturm
The logo of the largest bank in Austria was mounted today on the highest tower in the country. Using a special helicopter, the 6.5 metre tall and 3.6 metre deep logo was lifted into the air and fixed on the Vienna Donauturm by ten engineers.
Bank Austria Real Invest buys the UNO Shopping centre in Linz-Leonding
Subject to approval by the competition authorities, Bank Austria Real Invest, the real estate fund specialist owned by Bank Austria, which is part of the UniCredit Group, is the new owner of the UNO Shopping centre in Linz-Leonding.
Bank Austria sells properties in Vienna's city centre to Signa Holding
Bank Austria and Signa Holding announce that they have reached agreement – and signed a preliminary contract – on the sale of the two Bank Austria properties at Am Hof and in Vordere Zollamtsstrasse.
Results1 for the first six months of 2008:
Bank Austria with first-half profit of over EUR 1 billion
Bank Austria, a member of UniCredit Group, achieved significantly better results in the second quarter of 2008, after a lower performance in the three preceding quarters, which were affected by the credit market crisis that has been smouldering for the past twelve months. Profit before tax for the second quarter was 14 per cent higher than in the same period of the previous year.
UniCredit Group designates the Top Executive Management of the future Global Operations Company
UniCredit is currently developing a Global Operation Services Company for the whole Group, which is scheduled to start in the 1st quarter of 2009. Today, the top executive management was designated.
Bank Austria’s Management Board specifies Three-Year Plan
At the Capital Markets Day held on 26 June, UniCredit Group presented its Three-Year Plan for the banking group for the period ending in 2010. The master plan covers all 23 countries.
National Supporter Bank Austria looks back on a successful UEFA EURO 2008TM:
UniCredit Group and Bank Austria brands strengthened by the European Football Championship
The UniCredit Group and Bank Austria brands have emerged strengthened from the European Football Championship. After the rebranding on 1 April 2008, the UEFA EURO 2008TM offered the first opportunity to present the new brand image of a leading European banking group to a broad public.
2007 SEE Real Estate Awards: Bank Austria honoured with two awards
At the 2007 SEE Real Estate Awards, a gala event organised by the real estate publisher Europaproperty and held in Bucharest with an audience of 350 invited guests, the jury of international experts honoured Bank Austria with not just one, but two distinguished awards.
Celebration Marks the Opening of the Bank Austria Historical Archive
A celebration is being held today to mark the opening of the Bank Austria Historical Archive, the first publicly accessible bank archive in Austria.
BA-CA Real Invest Maintains Pole Position in Open Real Estate Funds in 2007
BA-CA Real Invest, the UniCredit Group real estate fund specialist belonging to Bank Austria, braved the turbulence on the international capital market with success in 2007 and further strengthened its role as market leader in open real estate funds.
Bank Austria and Radio Stephansdom launch market report
"The market report on Radio Stephansdom was brought to you by Bank Austria" – this announcement can now be heard Monday through Friday on Radio Stephansdom. The privately owned classical radio station's market report delivers information about events on the international stock exchanges with an emphasis on the Vienna Stock Exchange to the station’s 220,000 regular listeners at 8:45 am and shortly before 6:00 pm each weekday.
Results for the first three months of 2008:
Bank Austria: consolidated profit of EUR 410 million in the first quarter
Bank Austria, a member of UniCredit Group, held its own in an exceptionally difficult market environment. The bank's performance reflects continued strong growth in Central and Eastern Europe, good business trends in Austria, and a favourable development of costs.
Confirmation of Bank Austria's reservations on the transfer of consolidation data
Haftungsverbund support mechanism: Cartel court imposes obligations on Erste Bank
The cartel court has now taken into consideration Bank Austria’s reservations regarding the Haftungsverbund support mechanism, and it has imposed additional constraints on Erste Bank in the form of mandatory commitments.
All grown up.
Gründerfonds sells successful water dispenser specialist Blue Dolphin
In selling water dispenser specialist Blue Dolphin, early stage fund Gründerfonds GmbH & Co KEG has brought a successful and constructive equity financing to a close. In seven years Blue Dolphin Handelsgesellschaft mbH has grown from a young business to one of the most important market players in the German-speaking area.
UniCredit CAIB AG gets A+/A-1 rating from Standard & Poor's
UniCredit CAIB AG, a fully-owned subsidiary of Bank Austria AG, today received an A+ long-term and an A-1 short-term rating from Standard & Poor's (S&P). At the same time its outlook was ranked as stable.
"Global Finance" chooses Bank Austria as Austria's best bank
American financial magazine "Global Finance" has chosen Bank Austria as Austria's best bank, based on the results of its "The World´s Best Banks in Developed Markets" annual survey.
BA-CA Wohnbaubank issues over 4 billion Euro in 2007
Position as Austria's leading issuer of housing loans maintained
BA-CA Wohnbaubank has closed the financial year 2007 with excellent results and increased its total volume of loans granted by around 300 million Euro to over 4 billion Euro. This is around one third of all housing loans in circulation in Austria. The demand for fixed interest housing loans particularly has risen strongly in recent times.
Launch with staff and the Managing Board on Stephansplatz, Vienna, today at 4:00 pm
Bank Austria: rollout of new brand image
From today, Austria's largest bank has a new brand name of "Bank Austria" and bears the design of the new joint parent brand of UniCredit Group. The wave has been replaced, giving way to the white number one on a red sphere.
Results for the 2007 financial year1:
Bank Austria Creditanstalt doubles profit to EUR 2.3 billion
Bank Austria Creditanstalt (BA-CA), a member of UniCredit Group, one of the leading European banking groups, again performed strongly in the difficult market environment prevailing in 2007.
BA-CA to sell profit participation rights in Immobilien-Holding
Bank Austria Creditanstalt (BA-CA) has reached a decision in principle to sell its profit participation rights in the Austrian firm Immobilien Holding GmbH.
Image study: Companies want internationality and consulting expertise from a bank
BA-CA: 20 per cent more customers in the SME segment by 2010
The Austrian business community strongly associates Bank Austria with internationality and size and sees us as a financial institution that can support companies expanding into Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe with competent consulting services and highly specialised products.
National sponsor BA-CA at UEFA EURO 2008(TM): Archduke Charles to be guest of honour at the UniCredit Group Tower
"The venerable Archduke Charles will be guest of honour at the UniCredit Group Tower in Vienna's Heroes' Square", said Robert Zadrazil, Bank Austria Creditanstalt (BA-CA) COO, announcing BA-CA's most unusual activity in connection with UEFA EURO 2008™.
Bank Austria Creditanstalt launches sale of real estate
Bank Austria Creditanstalt (BA-CA) is starting the sale process for two properties owned by the bank in Vienna, at Am Hof 2 and Vordere Zollamtsstrasse 13.
UniCredit introduces SEPA throughout Europe
Within the scope of the SEPA launch, from today [Monday, January 28, 2008] UniCredit Group will be making a common euro payments platform available to its 240,000+ corporate customers in Europe.
Deal of the Year Award for CEE insurance joint venture between Generali and PPF
At its annual awards ceremony, which took place in London yesterday night, Acquisitions Monthly magazine presented a "Deal of the Year" Award to the joint venture between Generali and PPF Holding in Central and Eastern Europe.