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Piraeus Bank Finances Acquisition of Five Hotels on Crete

Piraeus Bank, Greece's largest lender, announced on Thursday it has financed the acquisition of five hotels in resort locations on the island of Crete by the international real estate company Henderson Park and Hines. The 1,094-room, 67,000-square-meter portfolio comprises five...

Piraeus Bank Records Growing Profits During 2019

Piraeus Bank of Greece announced on Monday that it grew its net profit for the full year of 2019. This increase was aided by lower operating costs and higher net interest income. Piraeus Bank is Greece’s largest lender as measured by...

Piraeus Bank Successfully Completes 500-Million-Euro Bond Issue

Piraeus Bank officially announced the successful issue of a 500-million-euro Tier 2 bond with institutional investors at a coupon of 5.50 percent on Thursday. The bond, which has a maturity of 10 years and an embedded issuer call option after...

Piraeus Bank Raises More Than Three Million Euros From Property Sales Via E-Bidding

Piraeus Bank, Greece largest lender, announced on Friday that it has completed its eighth round of e-bidding in November, approving the sale of 30 properties, with sales totaling €3.18 million. More than 260 individuals and legal entities expressed an interest...

Piraeus Bank Announces New Auction for Greek Real Estate Properties

Greek banks have intensified their efforts to sell properties owned by them through auctions after the summer lull, which was largely caused by the general elections in July. Piraeus Bank, Greece's largest lender, announced last week that it will hold...

Greece's Piraeus Bank Commits to Collective Action on Climate Change

Piraeus Bank, the largest lender in Greece, announced on Thursday its participation in a climate change initiative created by thirty-one banks around the world. The banks participating in the “Collective Commitment to Climate Action,” which represent total assets of $13...

Piraeus Bank Takes Part in London Conference on New Era in Greek Economy

Piraeus Bank participated in a conference called ''The New Era of the Greek Financial Sector,'' which took place on September 24, concurrent with the international conference "Sibos 2019," now underway in London, England. The event was presented under the auspices...

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,...