Erste Private Banking in Slovakia

One of the top leaders in a long term appreciation of finance

  • over 1,500 clients
  • managing assets in the amount more than EUR 1 billion
  • strong regional presence

Erste Private Banking Service

Erste Private Banking service in Slovakia is provided by Slovenská sporiteľňa, a.s.. Slovenská sporiteľňa is the largest universal commercial bank with the widest sales network of over 2.4 million clients. Slovenská sporiteľňa with a long tradition from 1825 has a strong capital background and has been achieving strong financial performance on a long-term basis, as evidenced by several significant awards from reputable magazines. Since 2001 it is a member of one of the largest and the most important Central European banking groups, Erste Group.

Our vision is to be a quality leader in provision of private banking services with the largest share on the Slovak banking market; we emphasize our clients´ satisfaction, transparency and credibility.

Erste Private Banking service has been designed for clients who are interested in long-term appreciation of their finance and whose volume of assets set to invest amounts to at least EUR 500,000. When providing this individual financial service, we use the Erste group know-how in global markets as well as investment and decision-making models.

We put emphasis on customer satisfaction, confidentiality and quality of service that will meet even the demanding requirements of client assets management. We offer two basic types of services: individual investment decisions of a client and the discretionary portfolio management.

Special solutions:

  • discretionary portfolio management,
  • purchase, sale and management of securities,
  • loans pledged by financial collateral,
  • purchase, sale and custody of gold bars and sales of coins,
  • wide range of supplementary services such as investing in real estate, art, Concierge services, legal and tax advice, advice on wine and other services.

Why do clients opt for Erste Private Banking?

  • We think and act responsibly
  • We listen attentively
  • We offer innovative products and solutions created in collaboration with experts from the financial sector
  • We exploit synergies of the successful international banking group Erste
  • We provide transparent information about the risk and the cost

Erste Private Banking is a leading asset manager in Central and Eastern Europe and the largest of its kind in Austria. It focuses on private clients, provides international private banking, investment management and brokerage services.

Erste Private Banking is active in six countries, manages assets of 16,000 clients of private banking in the total amount of 17 billion euros.


Our greatest award:
Your satisfaction

Commitment. Since 1819. We are proud of the international
private banking awards we have won:

Our greatest award: Your satisfaction

Commitment. Since 1819. We are proud of the international private banking awards we have won:


Euromoney Private Banking 2021

  • the best Private Banking in Slovakia


The Banker Global Private Banking Awards

  • the Best Private Banking in Central and Eastern Europe


  • the Best Private Banking in Austria in 2010, 2011 and 2012,
  • the Best Private Banking in Hungary and Romania in 2012,
  • the Best Private Banking in Croatia in 2013.

The Banker

  • the Best Private Banking in Central and Eastern Europe in 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020,
  • the Best Private Banking in Austria in 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020,
  • the Best Private Bank in Croatia in 2014, 2017 and 2019.

We emphasize the client's needs and superior service

  • We prefer transparency, accountability, first-class client service; our decisions are based on tested evaluation of clients' preferences
  • By a proper asset allocation, we offer optimized product portfolio, which is not linked only to the products of Erste
  • The open architecture simplifies access to third party products
  • We provide financial services in various financial fields thanks to our wide presence in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Wide range of supplementary services such as Investing into real estate, Concierge services, loans secured by financial collateral, serving to our clients also outside the premises of the bank through a recorded telephone line and email encryption

Erste group – safety and stability for almost 200 years

Mapa bánk Erste Group
  • founded in 1819 with headquarters in Vienna
  • one of the largest independent banking groups in Europe
  • it operates in seven countries, employing more than 46,000 people
  • stable capital and credit rating indicators
  • it improves, lends, invests and protects money of more than 16.5 million clients 
  • a leading provider of financial services in Central and Eastern Europe
  • shares listed on the stock exchanges of Vienna, Prague and Bucharest



The main idea of Erste Group dates back to 1819 when the financial group was founded. At that time the idea to help people in their effort to become financially independent arose.

Our priority remains helping people create wealth and Erste Private Banking in this regard has an important role. Since 2010, the Private Banking has had a uniform and coordinated approach based on a common strategy.

1993 – Erste Private Banking in Austria

  • Established in 1993
  • Market leader in Austria with a market share of 25% including savings banks
  • Assets under management: EUR 50 billion, number of customers: approximately 5,000 (including institutional clients)
  • Focus on affluent private and corporate clients; offer of services comprises private banking including asset management and portfolio management

2007 – Erste Private Banking in the Czech Republic

  • Established in 2007
  • With an 18% market share, it is the market leader in the Czech Republic
  • Assets under management: EUR 1.5 billion, number of customers: more than 2,400
  • It is represented in all regions of the Czech Republic - 12 regional centres in Prague, Pilsen, Pardubice, Liberec, České Budějovice, Ústí nad Labem, Ostrava, Brno, Zlín and Olomouc

2008 – Erste Private Banking in Hungary

  • Established in 2008
  • One of top four in Hungary, market share of 14%
  • Assets under management: EUR 900 million, about 2,200 clients served by 10 branches throughout the territory of Hungary
  • Takeover of private banking from ING Hungary, later takeover of private banking clients from the Hungarian branch of BNP Paribas in 2012, continuing in the growth strategy, for example by taking over Citibank in 2015
  • Awards:  Euromoney - The Best Private Banking in Hungary in 2012

2010 – Erste Private Banking in Romania

  • Established in 2010
  • The market leader with an estimated 25% market share in the investment portfolio
  • Assets under management: more than 900 million, number of customers: more than 2,000
  • It focuses primarily on investment solutions
  • Services are being provided by BCR - the most valuable brand on the Romanian financial market according to the confidence and number of clients who use the services of BCR. The leader on the Romanian market in the area of assets under management (EUR 14 billion),  clients, loans and deposits
  • Euromoney Award - The Best Private Banking in Romania in 2012

2011 – Erste Private Banking in Croatia

  • Established in 2011
  • Headquarters in Zagreb, with other branches in Rijeka and Split
  • It serves over 800 affluent clients
  • Broad range of investment solutions tailored to individual client requirements, risk tolerance and investment horizon
  • Following the overall strategy of Private Banking with a focus on high quality products, services and technical know-how
  • Awards
    • Euromoney: The Best Private Banking in Croatia in 2013
    • The Banker: The Best Private Banking in Croatia in 2014

2011 – Erste Private Banking in Slovakia

  • Established in 2011
  • The market leader in long-term investment solutions for more than 1,500 clients
  • Assets under management: more than EUR 1 billion
  • Strong regional presence in Bratislava, Trnava, Nitra, Trenčín, Banská Bystrica, Žilina, Košice and Prešov