About us

About us

Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) regards Austria, where it is a leading corporate and investment bank, as well as Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as its home market. 14 markets of the region are covered by subsidiary banks. Additionally, the Group comprises numerous other financial service providers, for instance in the fields of leasing, asset management, as well as M&A.

In total, around 50,000 employees service 16.5 million customers through around 2,400 business outlets, thereof a majority in CEE. Since 2005, RBI's shares have been listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange.
After the merger of RBI and its former majority owner Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich AG (RZB) in March 2017, the combined institute operates - as previously RBI - under the name Raiffeisen Bank International AG. RBI took over all rights, obligations and duties of the transferring company RZB.

RBI is Austria's second-largest bank and one of the country’s leading commercial and investment banks, its balance sheet total amounts to € 138.6 billion (as per 30 June 2017). The Regional Raiffeisen Banks hold approximately 58.8 per cent of the shares of RBI, the remainder of around 41.2 per cent is free-float.

One of the largest banking groups in CEE
RBI was already active in CEE even before the process of political transition started in the region and the "Iron Curtain" fell: already back in 1986, its first CEE subsidiary bank was founded in Hungary. Therefore, the bank looks back on 30 years of experience in the region's banking business.

Niche player on the international markets
To support its business activities RBI operates representative offices as well as service branches at selected Asian and Western European locations.

Within Raiffeisen Bank International, Business Continuity activities are performed for all critical business processes/services. A Business Impact Analysis is conducted on a yearly basis to identify all critical processes and develop suitable Business Continuity Plans for the affected business units and processes. To verify the effectiveness of the defined measures, a yearly Business Continuity- and Disaster Recovery Test are performed.
To ensure, that the bank is well prepared for unforeseen critical situations, a crisis management process is in place, containing action plans that will be invoked in case of possible crisis situations. Trainings on a yearly basis are done to assure best cooperation between crisis organization, relevant business units and involved stakeholders.

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