With a balance sheet total of approx. 32.3 bn EUR as of YE 2012 (IFRS), Raiffeisenlandesbank Niederoesterreich-Wien AG (RLB NW) ranges among the top 7 Austrian commerical banks. RLB NW was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Vienna.
As the largest shareholder of RZB-Group (35%) and the central institution for 70 Raiffeisen cooperative banks in the Region of Lower Austria, RLB NW is not only a very important member of the Austrian Raiffeisen Banking Group but one of Austria's most profitable financial institutions.
A major player in Vienna and Lower Austria active in the Centrope Region
RLB NW's home territory are the economically active and most densely populated Austrian provinces of Vienna and Lower Austria. About 40% the country's population live in Vienna and Lower Austria and almost 40% of all Austria's small and medium sized enterprises are based in this region. Especially in Lower Austria, together with its 70 shareholding Raiffeisen cooperative banks, RLB NW enjoys a unique market share.
The Austrian presence is complemented by its activities in the Centrope Region (Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary) by a multitude of public and private initiatives such as the Central Danube Region Marketing & Development GmbH together with the City of Vienna, the Ecoplus Business agencies in Budapest, Warsaw, Bratislava, and Prague together with Ecoplus - an Agency of the Provincial Government of Lower Austria.
Universal bank active in Retail, SME and Corporate Banking as well as Treasury and International
As a modern universal bank, RLB NW offers full commercial banking services in - amongst others - retail and private banking, commercial and corporate banking, project finance, treasury (FX, deposits, derivatives) and international activities (documentary business, trade and export finance, syndicated loans). RLB NW's main strengths comprise the combination of innovative financial know-how, proximity to customers and its approach as a high quality advisory bank.
In retail banking, RLB NW offers high quality financial services via approx. 72 outlets to its customers in Vienna and sustains a successful private banking arm.
- In commercial and corporate banking RLB offers a wealth of banking products including classic loans, deposits, payments and cash management solutions as well as project finance and state-of-the art treasury, FX and derivatives solutions
- In international banking, RLB offers solutions and support to its clients not only via its experts in Vienna but also via the Raiffeisen Network Banks and Leasing Companies in 17 Central and Eastern European markets as well as more than 1,600 correspondent banks worldwide.
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