Banco Popular was founded in 1890 and is a large multinational business. They provide debit and credit cards, deposits, insurance, checking accounts, and other financial services.
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Abanca Portugal operates as a branch of the ABANCA Corporacion Bancaria, S.A. is a Spanish bank that is based in Galicia. In the local market, it provides numerous services for both the individual and the business.
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (or BBVA) Portugal was founded in 1991 and is based in Lisbon, Portugal. It acts in the country as a subsidiary of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, a leading Spanish-based financial institution.
This bank was founded 4th August 2014 by the Bank of Portugal to protect the assets and liabilities of another bank, Banco Espírito Santo (BES). BES was one of the biggest and oldest banks in Portugal.
Montepio Bank was previously called Montepio Geral. The bank was founded in 1840 in Lisbon, Portugal as a mutual savings company.
Banco Best is a financial institution that operates in banking, asset management and trading markets. The company was founded in 2001 and currently is owned by Novo Banco (75%) and Saxo Bank (25%).
It was a Portuguese bank owned by Caixa Geral de Depósitos and operating in different parts of the world. The bank was founded in Lisbon, Portugal.
Banco Português de Investimento (BPI) is a commercial bank, one of the major financial institutions in the country. The shares of the bank are traded at Euronext Lisbon’s PSI-20 stock index.
Banco Comercial Português (BCP) is the biggest private bank in Portugal. The bank was founded in 1985. The bank is a member of the Euronext 100 stock index. Nuno Manuel da Silva has been the bank’s chief executive officer since Feb 28, 2012.
Paribas was founded in 1848 and has its international headquarters in France. It was renamed as BNP Paribas in the year 2000.
CGD (short for Caixa Geral de Depositos) is the second largest bank in Portugal and remains, until this day, owned by the government.
Bankinter Portugal was founded in 1965 and its international headquarters reside in Madrid, Spain, but is quite active in the whole region.
Officially founded in 1988, Banif (or Banco Internacional do Funchal) quickly morphed and grew throughout the last three decades by concentrating in expanding its services to clients rather than taking a more linear approach.
Banco Santander Totta is officially a part of Grupo Santander. By 2007, this bank had become the fourth largest bank in Portugal in a slow and winding ascent since its oldest inception in 1843.
Banco Finantia started its activities in 1987 as a part of a larger financial group. Later, in 1988, this group constitutes itself and finally obtains a banking license in 1992.
Founded in 1869, Banco Espirito Santo became the second largest bank from Portugal. However, in 2014 the bank announced the end to its formal operations as an entity in and of itself after which it broke apart.