Bankinter headquarters (Rafael Moneo, 1973)  


Bankinter, S.A. (BMAD: BKT) (formerly Banco Intercontinental Espanol) is a one of the ten biggest financial institutions in Spain. It was established in 1965 as a Spanish industrial bank through a joint venture by Banco de Santander and Bank of America. In 1972, Bankinter became fully independent of its founders and was listed on the Madrid stock exchange. The largest shareholder in the company is Crédit Agricole, which acquired about 20% in 2007 and now holds a 24.7 percent stake in Bankinter (3/2011). Jaime Botin, the second-biggest shareholder, holds a 23.9 percent stake. The Bank provides a wide range of banking and financial services primarily in Spain. It has a network of approximately 400 local branches and employs over 4,500 people. At the end of December 2010, Bankinter had total assets of 54.02 billion euro, net income in the size of 150.73 million euro and revenue of 1.1 billion euro. In 2010, the Bank was able to attract a total of 61,585 new customers, 23,438 of them in the high income segments where Bankinter has a significant market share. The prestigious world banking and finance magazine The Banker has named Bankinter “Bank of the year in Spain 2010”.

 Key Statistics

Founded 1965
Total assets €59.491 billion (2011)
Net income €181.2 million (2011)
Total equity €3.087 billion (2011)
Employees 4,543 (2010)
Head office address:
Paseo de la Castellana, 29
28046 Madrid
Phone: 913 397 500
Fax: 913 398 323
Telex. 42760 BANKI E