Banca Transilvania S.A. (also BT or TLV) is a banking institution with headquarters in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The bank was founded in 1993 in Cluj-Napoca with a capital of 2 billion RON, of which 79% was Romanian and 21% foreign.

Banca Transilvania S.A.
Company typeSocietate pe Acțiuni
BVB: TLV
ISINROTLVAACNOR1
IndustryBanking, Financial services
Founded1993; 31 years ago (1993)
Headquarters,
Number of locations
507 (2021)
Key people
ProductsCommercial banking, Investment banking, Private banking, Asset management
RevenueIncrease RON 4.35 billion (2021)
Increase RON 2.02 billion (2021)
Increase RON 1.78 billion (2022)
Total assetsIncrease RON 140 billion (2022)
Total equityDecrease RON 9.35 billion (2021)
Number of employees
8,651 (2021)
Websitebancatransilvania.ro
Footnotes / references
[1]

BT is the largest bank in Romania in terms of assets, with a market share of over 16%.[2] Its activities are organized into four main business lines: corporate banking, IMM, retail banking and medical division. BT has about 3.6 million customers ( 3.3 million personal accounts and 390,000 companies, 550 locations, and over 7,000 employees.[3] Since June 2013, the CEO of BT has been Ömer Tetik.[4]

General Information edit

A large Romanian bank, Banca Transilvania has over 1.76 million customers. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is the largest shareholder in the bank (15% of capital).[3]

In 2013, Banca Transilvania was considered the third largest bank in Romania, not having experienced losses during a financial crisis plaguing the nation in the year.[5][6]

In 1997, it became the first bank in Romania to be listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange[3] It entered Superbrands Romania for the first time in 2013. Furthermore, it also launched the Western Union money transfer service via Internet Banking[7] and ATM.[8]

Bank net profit edit

  • 2007: 102 million euros[9]
  • 2008: 108.2 million euros[10]
  • 2009: 14.6 million euros[11]
  • 2010: 24.43 million euros[12]
  • 2011: 51.34 million euros[13]
  • 2012: 71.98 million euros[14]
  • 2013: 83.44 million euros[15]

Bank assets edit

  • 2006: 1.2 billion euros[16]
  • 2007: 3.8 billion euros[9]
  • 2008: 4.2 billion euros[17]
  • 2009: 4.6 billion euros[11]
  • 2010: 4.8 million euros[12]
  • 2011: 5.8 million euros[13]
  • 2012: 6.6 million euros[14]
  • 2013: 7.1 billion euros[15]

Banca Transilvania's stock value was headed in 2007 toward 2 billion euros, but after drastic corrections on the financial markets, the bank reached a stock value of below 300 million euros in April 2009.[11]

In December 2009, Bank of Cyprus acquired 9.7% of Banca Trasilvania's shares through several transactions made on Bucharest Stock Exchange totaling 58 million euros.[18]

Banca Transilvania registered for Q1 of 2014, a net profit of 103.4 million lei, almost 23 million euros, having a 23% increase since last year's same period.[19]

The BT Financial Group edit

 
A typical BT branch, in Iaşi.

The BT Financial Group was formed in 2003, and includes Banca Transilvania, BT Asset Management, BT Direct, BT Leasing, BT Securities, Factoring company, BT Finop Leasing and Medicredit.[20] BT has 100% equity shares or majority positions in the other parts of the group, all of which use the BT logo.

BT Asset Management (BT AM) manages the group activities.[21] It was founded in 2005 and manages the BT Maxim, BT Classic [22][23] and BT Invest 1 closed-end investment funds, which hold shares in Romanian companies with high growth potential.[24] In 2007, BT Asset Management was the leading Romanian mutual fund with a market share of 15.3%,[25] in 2008 it slipped to 5th place, with a market share of 5.2% and assets of 77.3 million RON.[26]

Sponsorships edit

As of 2021, it is the official jersey sponsor of the Romanian national basketball team, CS Universitatea Cluj-Napoca (men's basketball) and Romania national under-21 football team.

Notes edit

  1. ^ "2021 Annual report" (PDF). IRIS. 29 April 2022. p. 30.
  2. ^ "BANCA TRANSILVANIA a devenit cea mai mare bancă din România, după fuziunea cu BANCPOST". www.gandul.info. Retrieved 28 February 2019.
  3. ^ a b c "Banca Transilvania - Persoane fizice". Banca Transilvania. Archived from the original on 1 May 2010. Retrieved 17 August 2017.
  4. ^ Obiectivul principal al lui Tetik, noul CEO al Băncii Transilvania: să ridice cota de piață la peste 10% 15 May 2013, zf.ro, accessed at 7 October 2013
  5. ^ Topul celor mai mari bănci 24 February 2014, zf.ro, accessed on 25 February 2014
  6. ^ Instituția financiară care nu a cunoscut pierderea în criză 13 February 2014, wall-street.ro, accessed on 25 February 2014
  7. ^ Premieră: serviciu de transfer de bani prin Internet Banking 5 April 2012, incomemagazine.ro, accessed at 7 October 2013
  8. ^ Banca Transilvania lansează transferurile de bani prin ATM 25 November 2010, capital.ro, accessed at 7 October 2013
  9. ^ a b Topul celor mai profitabile banci pe anul trecut, 31 March 2008, wall-street.ro, accessed at 7 October 2013
  10. ^ Top 10 cele mai profitabile banci pe anul trecut, 19 March 2009, wall-street.ro, accessed at 7 October 2013
  11. ^ a b c Rekkers, BT: Am realizat profitul brut asumat in fata actionarilor nostri, 3 February 2010, wall-street.ro, accessed at 7 October 2013
  12. ^ a b Profitul Bancii Transilvania a crescut cu 58% in 2010, 2 February 2011, wall-street.ro, accessed on 21 October 2013
  13. ^ a b Cu ce rezultate a lăsat Rekkers Banca Transilvania. Vezi bilanțul băncii, 1 February 2012, wall-street.ro, accessed on 21 October 2013
  14. ^ a b Profitul Băncii Transilvania a crescut cu o treime, la 72 mil. euro, 12 February 2013, wall-street.ro, accessed on 21 October 2013
  15. ^ a b Rezultatele Banca Transilvania pe 2013: profit de 375 milioane lei, în creștere cu 17%, 13 February 2014, zf.ro, accessed on 25 February 2014
  16. ^ Compania de Factoring are o cota de piata de 3% ,dupa primele patru luni, 1 February 2007, wall-street.ro, accessed at 7 October 2013
  17. ^ Top 10 cele mai mari banci din Romania, 1 July 2009, wall-street.ro, accessed at 7 October 2013
  18. ^ [1] Archived 2015-04-27 at the Wayback Machine, 17 December 2009, financiarul.ro, accessed at 7 October 2013
  19. ^ Banca Transilvania face in T1 profit de 103,4 milioane lei, in crestere cu 23%, 30 April 2014, wall-street.ro, accessed on 29 May 2014
  20. ^ Banca Transilvania a cumparat 50% din capitalul Companiei de Factoring, 30 October 2009, wall-street.ro, accessed at 7 October 2013
  21. ^ BT Invest 1, un nou fond inchis de investi Archived 2013-10-05 at the Wayback Machine, 29 November 2005, romanialibera.ro, accessed at 7 October 2013
  22. ^ Fondurile mutuale pacalesc incertitudinea fiscala, 16 November 2005, wall-street.ro, accessed at 7 October 2013
  23. ^ Activele nete ale BT Clasic si BT Maxim Archived 2013-10-05 at the Wayback Machine, 31 January 2006, romanialibera.ro, accessed at 7 October 2013
  24. ^ BT Invest aduce pe Bursă o firmă de construcții din Arad, 28 February 2008, zf.ro, accessed at 7 October 2013
  25. ^ Profit de 6 ori mai mare la BT Asset Management, 10 April 2007, zf.ro, accessed at 7 October 2013
  26. ^ Planurile BT Asset Management in 2009[permanent dead link], 8 July 2009, incomemagazine.ro, accessed on 7 October 2013

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