Caixa headquarters in Brasilia  

Caixa Economica Federal

Caixa Econômica Federal (Federal Savings Bank, CEF or CAIXA) is a state-owned Brazilian bank established on January 12, 1861 by Emperor Dom Pedro II, nicknamed "Magnanimous". CAIXA is the third largest bank in Brazil by assets and one of the largest banks in Latin America. The Bank integrates the National Financial System and assists on the execution of the federal government´s credit policy. It is the main operating agent of the Federal Government social programs. Caixa Economica Federal provides a wide range of financial products and services including current and savings accounts, salary accounts, personal and home loans, car loans, lines of credit, debit and credit cards, investments, life and home insurance, auto insurance, asset management, online and phone banking and other services. With about 96,000 employees, it serves more than 85 million customers through 4,200 branches and service points, 25,500 correspondent and lottery outlets, and 31,541 ATMs (for example, Bank of America has about 16,100 ATMs). It also offers over 19,000 Banco24Horas terminals. The number of CAIXA’s debit and credit cards exceeded a base of 103 million (September 2016). The Bank operates 22.6 million individual current accounts, 66.5 million saving accounts and 2.2 million corporate current accounts. Caixa Economica Federal serves not only its clients, but the whole Brazilian population through lotteries, urban infrastructure investments, and social programs payments. It is the main fiscal agent for the government. The company is the manager of most Brazilian lotteries, especially the most popular ones, such as Mega-Sena, Quina and Loteca. As of June 30, 2016, Caixa Economica Federal had total assets of R$1.2 trillion, loans of R$691.6 billion, deposits of R$462.4 billion and assets under management of R$2.1 trillion. CAIXA has twelve directors, appointed by the Administration Counsel. The company has representative offices in Caracas (Venezuela), Tokyo (Japan) and New Jersey State (United States).

 Financials (H1 2016)

Net Profit R$2.448 billion (US$0.8 b)
Revenue R$76.249 billion (US$23.6 b)
Loans R$691.578 billion (US$213.6 b)
Deposits R$462.379 billion (US$142.8 b)
Total Assets R$1,213.5 billion (US$374.8 b)

Caixa Economica Federal Ratings

Fitch: BBB
Moody’s: Baa2
Standard & Poor's: BBB-

Head office address:
SBS Quadra 4 Lotes 3 E 4
Edificio Sede 21 Andar
Brasilia, DF
Phone number: 55 61 320 69840