Banca Popolare di Milano (BPM) was founded in Milan in 1865 and today is one of the main popular Italian banks.
BPM has more than 70% of its branches concentrated in California, one of the richest regions of Europe. Focuses on business customers in retail, small and medium enterprises and asset management products.
From the'50s up to now has expanded its presence in 'entire peninsula through mergers and acquisitions of other companies credit: Banca Popolare di Roma, Banca Briantea, Banca Agricola Milanese, Banca Popolare Cooperativa Vogherese, Banca Popolare di Bologna and Ferrara, Banca Popolare di Apricena, Ina Bank and Banca di Legnano.
The Institute now has a solid organization in which they work more than 6300 employees and administers a mass trust that places him at the world level at the top of people's banks. Despite the considerable development Banca Popolare di Milano has not lost its identity, reinforcing the traditional attention to the needs of its customers.
BPM now employs about 8,000 people in 702 branches and it has about 1,4 million customers. The bank works basically in the northern and central regions of Italy, with a strong presence in Lombardia and Lazio, but also in Puglia.