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Polski Bank Przedsiębiorczości was created to bring a new level of quality to the Polish business banking services market. It brings together a wealth of experience on the international financial services market with in-depth knowledge of Polish realities. We focus on a relationship (not transaction) based model of cooperation with clients, with our goal being long-term cooperation.

History

Polski Bank Przedsiębiorczości is a part of FM Bank PBP S.A.
FM Bank PBP S.A. was formed as the result of a merger of Polski Bank Przedsiębiorczości S.A. with FM Bank S.A.
Polski Bank Przedsiębiorczości S.A. (formerly WestLB Bank Polska S.A.) having its registered offices in Warsaw at ulica Domaniewska 39A was established on the basis of Decision No. 1/95 of 10th February, 1995 issued by the First Deputy President of the National Bank of Polnd. The company commenced banking activites in November, 1995 after obtaining the relevant approval for the commencement of activities from the President of the National Bank of Poland. The company was incorporated on the basis of a notary deed dated 6th March, 1995 and is entered into the National Court Register under the number KRS 30330.
The founder of the Bank was Westdeutsche Landesbank (Europa) AG having its registered offices in Dusseldorf. Series A and B shares, initially held by the founder, were purchased on 1st April, 1995 by Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale having its registered offices in Dusseldorf.
WestLB AG, on 12th May, 2009 under a European Commission decision, as a bank receiving public aid, was required to reduce its assets inter alia by limiting the number of its foreign branches.

On 12th March, 2010m a preliminary agreement for the sale of shares in WestLB Bank Polska S.A. was concluded between WestLB AG and a consortium consisting of the private equity fund ABRIS Capital Partners (acting via PL Holdings Sarl), as the majority shareholder, and Dom Maklerski IDM S.A. (|brokerage house).

On 27th October, 2010 the Polish Financial Supervisory Authority granted approval for the sale of WestLB Bank Polska S.A. shares.

On 30th November, 2010 the General Shareholders Meeting made appropriate changes to the bank’s charter by changing the name of the bank to “Polski Bank Przedsiębiorczości Spółka Akcyjna” (abbreviated name “PBP Bank S.A.").

On 1st December, 2010 the agreement for the sale of WestLB Bank Polska S.A. sahres was concluded. The shareholders in the Bank became ABRIS Capital Partners (acting via PL Holdings Sarl) and Dom Maklerski IDMSA.

On 31st December, 2010 the name of the bank was changed to Polski Bank Przedsiębiorczości Spółka Akcyjna.

On 18th July, 2012, ABRIS Capital Partners bought 45% of shares in Polskie Bank Przedsiębiorczości S.A. from Dom Maklerski IDMSA and became the sole owner of the Bank.

On 18th June, 2013, the Polish Financial Supervisory Authority granted approval for the merger of Polski Bank Przedsiębiorczości S.A. with FM Bank S.A. As a result of the merger, FM Bank PBP S.A. was formed to fully cater companies, from the smallest ones to the medium-sized ones.

 

 


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