Caixa Galicia, A Coruna, Spain
Caixa Galicia headquarters  


Caixa Galicia (Caja de Ahorros de Galicia) was a Spanish savings bank established in 1978. It was the largest financial institution in the autonomous community of Galicia, with 25 per cent of the Galician market and a significant presence elsewhere in Spain and abroad. With over 4,500 employees, it operated a network of more than 800 local branches, 367 of which were located outside Galicia. The Bank also had branches and offices in Portugal, Switzerland, the United States and Latin America. As of December 31, 2009, it had total assets of EUR 46.08 billion.

In November 2010, following the financial crisis of 2008 - 2010, Caixa Galicia signed a merger deal with Caixanova to create a new regional savings bank, NovaCaixaGalicia.

Head office address:
Rua Nueva 30
A Coruna 15003

 Former Caixa Galicia branches outside Spain

Switzerland Geneva branch
14, Rue du Mont-Blanc Case Post 1283, 1201
Geneve, Suiza
USA Miami Branch
1111 Brickell Avenue 21st Floor
33131 Miami
United States
Portugal Braga
Av. Central, 167-167 A
4700 Braga
Av. 5 de Outubro, 48
1050 Lisboa
Av. Visconde de Barreiros, 110
4470 Maia Portugal
Av. Boavista, 1772
4100 Porto Portugal
Valença do Minho
Av. Miguel Dantas, s/n. Ed. Status
4930 Valença Portugal
Viana do Castelo
Cl. Largo Joao Tomas da Costa, 64-66
4900 Viana do Castelo
Vila Nova de Gaia
Av. Da Republica, 2025, r/c
4430 Vilanova de Gaia

August 2, 2010

Fitch Ratings maintains Caixa Galicia financial strength rating

Fitch Ratings decided to maintain Caixa Galicia’s financial ratings, with financial strength of C.

July 30, 2010

Caixa Galicia makes profit of 59 million in first half year

Caixa Galicia profit before tax rose to EUR 59 million over the first half year following provisioning and write-offs of 178 million.

June 28, 2010

Caixa Galicia and Caixanova approve merger protocol and plan

Caixanova and Caixa Galicia boards approved merger protocol to create financial entity with EUR 90 billion of business volume. Boards of both cajas approved the projects and petition for EUR 1.2 billion from Bank of Spain and Fondo de Reestructuración Ordenada Bancaria Commission.