About Santander Bank Polska
NEWS: Information for clients about integration of a part of Deutsche Bank Polska S.A. with Bank Zachodni WBK S.A.
Santander Bank Polska is one of the largest and most innovative financial institutions in Poland.
We are also one of the most vibrant and fastest-growing banks in Poland today, meeting the needs of millions of personal customers, small or medium-sized enterprises and large corporations. We offer complex financial services to the highest standards, supported by modern banking technology.
Customer relationships that are based on mutual trust are the single most important asset for us. This focus enables our customers to achieve their goals by using the Bank’s advanced financial solutions, rapid loan decisions and simple, transparent procedures.
Our long-standing experience, plus an innovative approach, enable us to offer modern products via one of the largest networks of branches and partner outlets (numbering almost 1,000). We also offer electronic access for mobile and internet banking.
Santander Bank Polska Group offers brokerage services, asset and investment fund management, leasing, factoring, and a full range of bancassurance products.
The main shareholder of Santander Bank Polska is Santander.
Santander Group is a leading retail and commercial bank, founded in 1857 and headquartered in Spain. It has a meaningful presence in 10 core markets in Europe and the Americas, and is one of the largest banks in the world by market capitalization. Its purpose is to help people and businesses prosper in a simple, personal and fair way. Santander is building a more responsible bank and has made a number of commitments to support this objective, including raising over €120 billion in green financing between 2019 and 2025, as well as financially empowering more than 10 million people over the same period.
The history of Santander Bank Polska
Santander Bank Polska S.A. is the third largest bank in Poland in terms of assets. Until 7 September 2018, it operated as Bank Zachodni WBK.
Bank Zachodni WBK S.A. was incorporated as a result of a merger of Bank Zachodni S.A. with Wielkopolski Bank Kredytowy S.A. in 2001. That year, the Bank’s shares debuted on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. On 1 April 2011, Banco Santander became the majority shareholder of the Bank (currently with a 68.13% stake). Nearly 2 years later, on 4 January 2013, Bank Zachodni WBK S.A. merged with Kredyt Bank S.A.
To help people and businesses prosper
To be the best retail and commercial bank that earns the lasting loyalty of our people, customers, shareholders and communities