Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich AG (RZB) established in 1927, is the central institution of the Raiffeisen Banking Group (RBG Group), a cooperative banking group. The owners of the Zentralbank are 8 regional banks which in turn are owned by 490 local Raiffeisenbanks. With a balance sheet total of EUR147.3 billion at December 31, 2013, RZB Group is the third-largest bank in Austria and one of the country's leading commercial and investment banks. RZB considers Austria and Central and Eastern Europe as its home market and is one of the region's top-players. Raiffeisen also provides its services worldwide and has the strongest Asian presence of any Austrian bank, with branches and representative offices in Beijing, Zhuhai, Harbin, Xiamen, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Mumbai and Seoul. It is also has offices in New York, Chicago, Houston, Dallas and Connecticut; a branch in London, a subsidiary bank in Malta and representative offices in Brussels, Frankfurt, Madrid, Milan, Paris and Stockholm. Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) is a fully-consolidated subsidiary of RZB. RZB indirectly owns around 78.5 per cent of the common stock, the remainder is in free float. As of 30 September 2013, RBI managed subsidiary banks, leasing companies and a number of other financial service providers in 17 markets of the region.
RZB Credit Ratings (May 2014)
|Long term||Short term||Outlook|
|Standard & Poor`s||A||A-1||Negative|
|Branches in Europe||Branches in Asia and North America|
Raiffeisen Zentralbank address
Am Stadtpark 9
SWIFT/BIC: RZBA AT WW