General Bank of Greece

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General Bank of Greece S.A
Native name
Γενική Τράπεζα της Ελλάδας Α.Ε.
IndustryFinance and Insurance
Founded(1937 (1937))
DefunctNovember 2014 (2014-11)
Key people
Nikos Karamouzis (CEO)
ProductsCommercial banking
Financial Services
Investment banking
Number of employees
ParentPiraeus Bank

General Bank of Greece (Greek: Γενική Τράπεζα της Ελλάδας - General Bank of Greece) was a Greek financier group that provided complete banking and financing services. It was founded in 1937.

The bank has been traded at the Athens Stock Exchange since 26 January 1963; the main shareholder of General Bank of Greece was the Participial Fund of Army. In March 2004 the majority of shares was acquired by Société Générale Group and the name was changed from General Bank of Greece to Geniki Bank. In December 2012 all of Société Générale's shares where sold to Piraeus Bank.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Papadoyiannis, Yiannis (28 May 2014). "Absorption of Geniki makes financial sense for Piraeus group". Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  2. ^ "PIRAEUS BANK GROUP – 9ΜΟΝΤΗ 2013 RESULTS". Retrieved 1 December 2013.