Italian Banking Guide

Main Banks in Italy


Banca Mediolanum logoBanca Mediolanum S.p.A. is a bank in Italy, part of the Mediolanum Group, headquartered in Basiglio (MI). Banca Mediolanum is a multi-channel bank, which operates through a sales network of over 5,000 family bankers and technological channels such as: Internet, phone, mobile, and teletext.  Read more »

Banca Veneto

Veneto Banca logoBanca Veneto is an Italian bank, based in Montebelluna, in the province of Treviso. It was founded in 1877 under the name of Banca Popolare di Montebelluna.  Read more »

Credem Banca

Credito Emiliano Bank LogoCredem Bank (Credito Emiliano SpA) is a financial institution based in Reggio Emilia, which was founded in 1910 under the name of Banca Agricola Commerciale of Reggio Emilia. The current name was adopted in 1983, after the acquisition of the Banca Belinzaghi. Read more »


chebanca logo CheBanca is an Italian bank, headquartered in Milan. It was founded in 2008 as a retail bank of Mediobanca Group.  Read more »

Banca Intesa Sanpaolo

Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Logo

Banca Intesa Sanpaolo is an Italian banking institution, which has been active since 2 January 2007, when it was established from the merger of Banca Intesa and Sanpaolo IMI. It has its registered office in Turin and an additional office in Milan.  Read more »

Banca UniCredit

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Banca UniCredit SpA (up to May 2008 Italian Unicredit SpA ) is one of the major banking groups in Europe and in the world. It has registered offices in Rome and its administrative headquarters is in Milan. The group has over 40 million customers and is active in 22 countries: the main markets in which it operates are Italy, Austria, Southern Germany, Switzerland and Central and Eastern Europe. Read more »


Mediobanca Bank Logo

Mediobanca is an Italian credit institution founded in 1946 by the initiative of Raffaele Mattioli and Enrico Cuccia (who has been the General Manager since its foundation in 1982). Today, the bank operates in international markets with offices in Paris, Madrid, Frankfurt, London, Moscow and New York. Read more »

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena Logo

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS) was founded in 1472 as a pawn to give help to the needy classes of the population of the city of Siena, and is currently considered as the longest running bank in the world.  Read more »

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Getting a Credit Card at the Intesa Bank in Italy

An Intesa Sanpaolo Bank credit card is relatively easy to apply for, but you will need to know which one is right for you. At the Banca Intesa there are several Intesa bank credit cards available, so make sure you choose the one which is right for you. Read more »

Net profit of the Italian UniCredit bank in II quarter 2013 increased by 113.8% – up to 361 million euros

Net profit of the Italian UniCredit bank in II quarter 2013 increased by 113.8% - up to 361 million eurosNet profit of the Italian banking group UniCredit in the II quarter of 2013 increased by 113.8% – up to 361 million euros, compared with a profit of 169 million euros recorded in the same period in 2012. These data are presented in the report of UniCredit.  Read more »

Intesa Sanpaolo Opens a Representative Office in Sydney

Intesa Sanpaolo Opens a Representative Office in SydneyThe new office will refer to the Hub Branch in Hong Kong, confirming the Group’s commitment of Italian companies operating or intending to operate on foreign markets to seek new opportunities for growth. Read more »

Sanpaolo Awarded “Best Bank In Italy” Under The “Global Finance Developed Markets World’s Best Banks Awards 2013

Sanpaolo Awarded "Best Bank In Italy"Intesa Sanpaolo has been honored by the American magazine Global Finance as the “Best Bank in Italy” as part of “The World’s Best Developed Markets Banks 2013″. Read more »

Central and Eastern Europe Forum

Central and Eastern Europe ForumAs in previous years, UniCredit will be a major sponsor of the 2013 “Forum on Central Eastern Europe”, organized by Euromoney, which will be held in Vienna (Hilton Hotel) over the next 15 and 16 January. Read more »