Banca Popolare di Brescia

Banca Popolare di Brescia S.c.r.l. (Bipop) was an Italian cooperative bank based in Brescia, Lombardy. In 1999 the bank merged with Cassa di Risparmio di Reggio Emilia.[1]

According to Mediobanca, the bank was ranked 30th in terms of client deposits in 1998 (€5,735,732 thousands).[2] In 1999 the bank had a share capital of 600,847,375,000 lire (about €310 million).[1]

HistoryEdit

Banca Popolare di Brescia was found in 1983 by the merger of Banca Popolare di Lumezzane and Banca Popolare di Palazzolo.[3] The bank was the parent company of Fineco Holding (77.4% stake in 1994).[4] The bank acquired Cisalpina Gestioni from Area Gestioni Finanziarie (30%), Area Consult SIM (6.15%), Banca Popolare di Intra (13.65%), Banca Popolare di Luino e Varese (13.65%) and Banca Popolare di Abbiategrasso (13.65%) in 1994[4] (renamed to Fineco Gestioni SGR in 2002; merged with Fineco Asset Management SGR in 2004; renamed to Capitalia Asset Management SGR on 1 January 2006).

In 1999 the bank merged with Cassa di Risparmio di Reggio Emilia to form Bipop Carire.[1] On 1 July 2012 Bipop Carire was merged with Banca di Roma to form Capitalia, which was acquired by UniCredit in 2007.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Banca Popolare di Brescia / Cassa di Risparmio di Reggio Emilia (12 August 1999). "Estratto di atto di fusione" (in Italian). Italian Republic Official Gazette. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  2. ^ page 552 "Le principali societa 1999" (PDF) (in Italian). Mediobanca. 1999. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  3. ^ Di Rosanna, Cafaro (21 June 2004). "Il caso Bipop-Carire. La banca ha l'obbligo di esibire la documentazione relativa alle operazioni di investimento" (in Italian). Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Provvedimento N°2179 (C1536): Banca Popolare di Brescia / Cisalpina Gestioni" (PDF) (in Italian). Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato (AGCM). 25 July 1994. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 April 2016. Retrieved 16 April 2016.