Building the number one solid bank in Europe
The London Branch is the Hub for Europe for Intesa Sanpaolo’s Corporate International Network and represents the local reference point for the Group in the UK.
Fanning the flames of tech revolution
Yossi Vardi would never claim to be an innovator, but he makes things happen
Silicon Roundabout meets Silicon Piazza
A major event in London allows Intesa Sanpaolo to mix with tech start-ups in search of investment
Dubai’s hub of opportunity
Intesa Sanpaolo’s UAE base serves the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey. It supports corporate growth and offers openings for start-ups
Reaping the benefits of impact economy
By investing in non-profit businesses and people, Banca Prossima makes an impact on society at large and remains profitable at the same time. A revolution based on its results is about to start at Intesa Sanpaolo
Opening the new potential of the Gulf
Intesa Sanpaolo’s plans for a global circular economy are coming to life in Dubai, where demand for sustainable buildings and transport offers great opportunities for Italian start-ups
Hyperloop: Turning the hype into reality
Bibop Gresta, Co-Founder and Chairman of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT), believes modern, sustainable travel will change the way we live and protect our planet
The insider’s guide to doing business in Croatia and Serbia
Two senior executives have recently swapped countries and offer expert tips for those looking to invest
The Agrati brothers: an extraordinary artistic legacy
An exhibition of works collected by renowned industrialists and collectors Luigi and Peppino Agrati is on public display for the first time as Intesa Sanpaolo’s Gallerie d’Italia unveils Art as a Revelation – a window on one of contemporary art’s most exciting private collections.
Growing the real economy in Asia
Innovation and flexibility in structured finance have allowed Intesa Sanpaolo to thrive in the hothouse of Hong Kong
Intesa Sanpaolo and Mastercard introducing the first contactless biometric payment card in Italy
Intesa Sanpaolo and Mastercard are launching the first pilot project in Italy to introduce contactless biometric payment card. The 16-week-long trial period will include card users living in Turin, Milan and Rome. Thanks to the combination of chip and biometry technologies, the new biometric card will provide a faster, more convenient and secure identity verification for card holders via fingerprint authentication. The pilot project set up jointly by Intesa Sanpaolo and Mastercard will allow, for the first time in Europe, testing of one biometric payment card that is equipped with the contactless technology at the same time. Usage of these cards is widely spread around the globe. Contactless biometric payment cards are accepted in each POS terminal and ATM containing the EMV certification.
Intesa Sanpaolo: one million instant bank transfers in six months
Milan, July 31, 2018 – As the first bank in Europe to test the EBA Clearing RT1 platform and among the first three Italian banks to make the service available in November 2017, Intesa Sanpaolo performed more than one million transactions via instant bank transfers in the first six months since this service was launched. The recorded value of these transactions amounts to more than €1 billion. The instant bank transfers, designed by the Intesa Sanpaolo Group to take place in a fully multichannel environment, are executed in a matter of seconds and enable the payee to receive funds immediately. Transactions are carried out 24/7 (including holidays).
Intesa Sanpaolo: “Italy’s Best Bank” and “Croatia’s Best Bank”
Milan, July 24, 2018 - The Intesa Sanpaolo Group won the Euromoney 2018 Award for Excellence recognition for its work in two European markets. Intesa Sanpaolo was named “Italy’s Best Bank” and “Croatia’s Best Bank” during the awards ceremony held recently in London.
The award covers the period from April 2017 to March 2018 and considers a broad range of criteria including operating income, earnings per share, total deposits, total loans, market share in loans and deposits, and the cost/income ratio.
The ranking is prepared annually by Euromoney, a leading publication in the financial markets and international banking sectors, which awards the prizes based on quantitative and qualitative analyses of services and performance, as well as on the basis of surveys of institutional traders within the sector.