Founded 200 years ago as the first Austrian Savings Bank, Erste Group went public in 1997 with a strategy to expand its retail business into Central and Eastern Europe. Since then Erste Group has grown to become one of the largest financial service providers in the Eastern part of the EU in terms of clients and total assets and the leading banking group in Austria with over 50% local market share in the retail business and around 50.000 employees.

financial.com is developing and operating the standard advisory and market info system in the Austrian Savings and Retail Banks sector (“WPISI”) on behalf of Erste Group. Around 7.000 professional intranet users are using financial.com’s technology as well as the service facilities of our helpdesk and data center operation infrastructure. Additionally financial.com provides the market data information section to “George”, the new online banking of Erste Bank.