Our History

The history of Santander Bank Polska

Santander Bank Polska S.A. is the third largest bank in Poland in terms of assets. Until 7 September 2018, it operated as Bank Zachodni WBK.

 

Bank Zachodni WBK S.A. was incorporated as a result of a merger of Bank Zachodni S.A. with Wielkopolski Bank Kredytowy S.A. in 2001. That year, the Bank’s shares debuted on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. On 1 April 2011, Banco Santander became the majority shareholder of the Bank (currently with a 68.13% stake). Nearly 2 years later, on 4 January 2013, Bank Zachodni WBK S.A. merged with Kredyt Bank S.A.

 
Santander Bank Polska S.A. with its registered office in Warsaw, al. Jana Pawła II 17, 00-854 Warszawa, registered by the District Court for the capital city of Warsaw, 12th Commercial Division, set up under regulation of the Council of Ministers of 11 April 1988 on setting up Bank Zachodni in Wrocław (Journal of Laws of 1 July 1988, No. 21, item 142), registered under KRS number 0000008723, REGON 930041341, NIP 896 000 56 73, share capital of PLN 1,020,883,050 paid-up in full. Helpline: 1 9999 – fee as per the operator’s tariff.