|Central Bank||Ceska sporitelna||Obchodni Banka||Komercni banka|
Ceska sporitelna – The largest retail bank in the Czech Republic with about 5 million customers. It operates as a subsidiary of Erste Group Bank AG.
Ceskoslovenska Obchodni Banka – One of the largest banks in the country based on total assets. It was privatized in June 1999 when KBC Bank, a member of Belgium’s KBC Group, became the majority owner.
Czech Export Bank (CEB) – One of the pillars of the government’s pro-export policy system. It has received an AA- rating from Standard and Poor's and an A1 rating from Moody's Investors Service.
Czech National Bank (CNB) – The central bank of the Czech Republic and the supervisor of the Czech financial market. The total assets of the Czech banking sector amounted to CZK 5.7 trillion (US$238 billion) as of August 2015.
Komercni banka – One of the largest universal banks in the Czech Republic. The company serves approximately 1.6 million customers through a network of 400 branches and 762 ATMs across the country. KB Group operates in the Czech Republic and provides services to corporate clients in Slovakia. As of June 30, 2016, it had a market capitalization of US$7.1 billion.
Patria Finance – The first investment bank in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. It was established in 1994 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of KBC bank NV. In 2015, Patria was named the Best Investment in the Czech Republic by Business Worldwide Magazine.
Raiffeisenbank a.s. – A member of Austrian Raiffeisen Group. The Group operates in the Czech Republic for over 140 years. The Bank had over 2,700 employees serving about 400,000 customers through a network of approximately 130 branches. It offers personal and business loans, credit cards, savings and investments, classic mortgage, offset mortgage, variable mortgage, profit mortgage, non-purpose mortgage, business mortgage, pre-mortgage, re-mortgage loans, internet banking as well as trade and export financing, factoring, project and structured financing, leasing and other services.
Sberbank CZ – A universal commercial bank offering a wide range of products and services to retail and corporate customers. The company was formerly known as Volksbank CZ and changed its name to Sberbank CZ in 2013. This follows the acquisition of Volksbank International AG in February 2012 by Sberbank of Russia.
UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia a.s. – UniCredit started its activities in the Czech market in November 2007. Today, it's the fourth-largest bank in the country with over 170 branches and about 380 ATMs. As of June 30, 2015, UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia’s total assets amounted to CZK 561.77 billion (US$23.1 billion), which represents an increase by 15.0% in comparison to the figure from June 30, 2014.
Živnostenská banka – The oldest Czech bank, founded in 1868. Since 2002 it has been a member of the UniCredit Group. In 2007, Zivnostenska banka was acquired by HVB Bank and new bank was named UniCredit Bank Czech Republic.
Top Banks in Czech Republic
Total assets (CZK billion)
|1||Československá obchodní banka (ČSOB)||1,068.184||956.325||865.639||1,034.830||937.174||936.593|
|4||UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia||625.650||570.284||508.616||464.622||318.909||288.673|
|5||Raiffeisenbank a.s. (RBCZ)||288.775||251.243||226.029||196.687||197.628||202.947|