RZB is one of Austria’s leading corporate and investment banks, and it is also among the “big players” in Central and Eastern Europe (the CEE region). RZB was founded in 1927. It is a major wholly Austrian-owned bank. Within Austria, RZB operates as a key accounts specialist. Its focus is on top quality and made-to-measure solutions.
The Austrian Raiffeisen banking group is the largest banking group in the country. Almost every second customer is an Austrian bank Raiffeisen.
Raiffeisen Bank Austria group formed by some 570 independent local cooperative banks, a total of about 2,190 bank branches, eight regional centers and the country's Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich AG (RZB) as the central institution's densest banking network in the country. Rund 1,7 Millionen Österreicherinnen und Österreicher sind Mitglieder und damit auch Miteigentümer von Raiffeisenbanken. Some 1.7 million Austrians are members and hence also co-owner of Raiffeisenbanken. Mehr als 40 Prozent aller ÖsterreicherInnen sind Kunden einer Raiffeisenbank. More than 40 percent of all Austrians are customers of Raiffeisen Bank.