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Piraeus Bank Joins Multi-Million-Euro Investment Program for Greek Infrastructure

Piraeus Bank, Greece's biggest lender, announced on Wednesday that it will support a new 650-million-euro ($716 million) infrastructure investment program developed by the Hellenic Ministry of Development and Investments and the European Investment Bank. Piraeus Bank will initially use 32...

Greece’s Piraeus Bank Explores Asian Pacific Partner for Shipping Financing

Piraeus Bank, Greece's largest lender, announced last week that it is exploring a potential strategic partnership opportunity with a major Asian Pacific financial conglomerate, to provide financing solutions for Greek shipping companies. “This pioneering initiative forms part of Piraeus Bank’s...

Piraeus Bank Issues First Bond Since 2008, Raising 400 Million Euros

Piraeus Bank, Greece's largest lender, secured a major capital boost on Wednesday, raising 400 million euros through the issuance of a bond. The interest rate amounted to 9.75 percent and the offers book, overseen by Goldman Sachs International and UBS,...

Piraeus Bank, Intrum Join Forces to Tackle Greece's Bad Loans

Piraeus Bank, the leading lender in Greece, announced on Monday it has teamed up with Sweden's Intrum for the management of its 27-billion-euro ($30 billion) bad loan portfolio. The agreement, which, according to the Bank, will provide a boost in...

Athens' Henry Dunant Hospital To Return To Greece's National Healthcare System

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras chaired a meeting on Monday at Maximos Mansion in Athens with the managing director of Piraeus Bank and the president of the Onassis Foundation. The conference was called to examine the issue of buying out the...

Greek Tourism Real Estate Outlook Positive, Piraeus Real Estate CEO Says

George Kormas, a senior manager in the Piraeus Bank Group and the CEO of Piraeus Real Estate, announced on Friday that Greek tourism, and the hotel sector in particular, have improved significantly in terms of quality and supply. The welcome...

Piraeus Bank, Berliner Sparkasse Join Forces to Support Greek Entrepreneurs

Piraeus Bank has entered into a credit agreement with Berliner Sparkasse to help Greek companies which have a business relationship with German enterprises in the greater Berlin area. Berliner Sparkasse is one of the largest savings banks in Germany, and Piraeus...

Piraeus CEO: Greek Banks to Significantly Reduce Bad Loans by 2021 (VIDEO)

The high level of bad loans in Greece is still the largest economic issue that the embattled nation needs to focus on, the head of Piraeus Bank told the American television network CNBC on Monday. Christos Megalou said that there...

Piraeus Bank Returns to Profitability, Says CEO Christos Megalou

Piraeus Bank CEO Christos Megalou says that Greece’s largest lender is returning to profitability in an exclusive interview with the Greek Reporter. Speaking at the 20th Annual Capital Link “Invest in Greece Forum” held in New York last week, Megalou...

Piraeus Bank Sells Bulgarian Subsidiary to Eurobank

Piraeus Bank, Greece's largest lender, announced on Wednesday that it has entered into an agreement with Eurobank Ergasias for the sale of its shareholding stake (99.98%) in its banking subsidiary in Bulgaria (PBB). The transaction, according to a press statement...