GarantiBank International N.V. ("GBI") was established on 3 October 1990 and started its operations in April 1991. GBI is owned by Garanti Bank Turkey, one of the three largest financial institutions of Turkey. General Electric Consumer Finance, a subsidiary of the well-known American corporation General Electric, owns 20.85% of their parent bank's shares. GBI has been functioning under the laws of the Netherlands and the supervision of the Dutch Central Bank (DNB).
Concentrating its growth strategy on retail banking and SME banking, GarantiBank continuously offers its customers new and creative products and strives to contribute towards raising the quality of social life.