Sparkasse-Cassa di Risparmio di Bolzano opens its first branch in Emilia-Romagna. It takes place in the heart of the city, via Indipendenza. A shared space with the energy provider in Bolognese Ilumea, where a physical meeting point has been created where the bank and the energy service provider offer their products and services, in an environment designed around the needs of the client.
“Bologna is for us an area of great importance and has an entrepreneurial spirit full of energy – this is confirmed by the President of Sparkasse, Gerhard Brandstätter -. After developing important relationships with key customers in Emilia-Romagna, the opening of the branch represents the will for further development.”
Sparkasse, in the region, is already a reference point for both companies and private clients. In fact, in corporate banking it has around 70 corporate clients with €240 million in outstanding loans, while in private banking it tracks one hundred clients with €50 million in assets under management. This relationship can count on further growth, ”which is now favored by the presence of this branch – explains Nicola Calabro, Managing Director and General Manager of Sparkasse -. We are a bank that specializes in a lot, and therefore customers recognize our ability to offer the same services as large banks, But with decision-making capabilities that lead to faster responses.”
Marco Bernardi, President of Illumia, adds: “We are pleased to seize the opportunity to take a new step, which is to open a physical point in the heart of Bologna in partnership with an important banking institution such as Sparkasse and in coordination with a meeting with the brand new consumer. Also at the opening ceremony, Region President Stefano Bonaccini said: “From Good to bet on this land. We need a banking system that knows how to guarantee investments for large companies, but at the same time also knows how to provide credit to small businesses that would otherwise be in danger of disappearing.”
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