Erste Group Bank AG

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Lobbying costs:

WARNING: As this organisation lists one or more EP accredited lobbyists, it is highly improbable that its lobbying costs are lower than €10,000.

WARNING: The lobbying costs declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.

No figure available

Financial year: -

Lobbyists declared: 2 FTE (3)

WARNING: The number of full time equivalent lobbyists declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.


Lobbyists with EP accreditation: 1


Meetings with European Commission: 14

Lobbying costs over the years:


Erste Group Bank AG

Registration on EU Transparency Register

910859715397-14 (First registered: 29 Dec 2014)

Goals / Remit

Erste Group was founded in 1819 as the first Austrian savings bank. Ever since its foundation Erste Group has been focusing on the real economy.

As a key financial services provider in the eastern part of the EU, Erste Group's key business is the retail business, covering the entire spectrum from lending, deposit and investment products to current accounts and credit cards.
Besides the traditional strength in serving private individuals, Erste Group's core
activities also include advisory services and support for corporate clients in financing, investment and access to international capital markets, public sector funding and interbank market operations.

Erste Group is strongly committed to offering a comprehensive range of financial products to meet its customer needs.


In 2021/2022 the main EU initiatives include the finalisation of Basel III, Capital Markets Union Action Plan, NPL Action Plan, Digital Finance, Social Banking, Financial Literacy, Investment Treaties, Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing, Sustainable Finance (particularly the European Commission's Green consumption pledge initiative) and Tax Issues.


Head office:
Am Belvedere, 1
Wien 1100

Tel: 43 05 0100 10100