Sberbank, with a history of over 170 years and presence in 20 countries is one of the most dynamically developing banks in the world.
Sberbank of Russia is the largest bank in Russia and holds almost one third of all Russian banking sector assets. The Central Bank of the Russian Federation is the founder and major shareholder of Sberbank, owning 50% of the total share capital plus one voting share. Other shares are held by more than 245 000 individual and institutional investors.
Sberbank was rated as the second most valuable banking brand in Europe and thirteenth most valuable globally. (Based on the joint survey of Brand Finance and The Banker in 2012.)
Sberbank Europe AG, that was acquired by Sberbank of Russia in February 2012, manages nine universal banks in eight Central and Eastern European countries: Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Ukraine. The banking group is headquartered in Vienna and operates in total 280 branches.
In June 2012 Sberbank signed a contract for acquiring a 99.85% share in DenizBank, which is the largest acquisition in the bank’s history of 170 years.