Maltese Banks: Malta Directory Sub Directory

APS Bank Ltd

17/18, Republic Street Valletta VLT 1111

+356 2122 6644

APS Bank is a Maltese bank established since 1910, with majority shareholding held by the Archdiocese of Malta and Gozo.

We offer a complete range of personal banking services including savings accounts, home loans and personal loans; as well as providing comprehensive banking services for corporate customers. Wealth management services are offered through APS Funds Sicav p.l.c. a specialist subsidiary company.

The bank was incorporated into a private limited liability company in 1970 and granted a commercial banking licence in 1990. Since then, operations have vastly expanded and today the Bank employs over 200 staff working at a modern head office block located in Swatar, Birkirkara and eight branches and agencies across Malta and Gozo.

APS Bank is well known for its ethical banking tradition and exemplary corporate social responsibility practices supporting Maltese culture, art and various charitable causes.

The Bank operates two subsidiary companies, namely APS Consult Ltd. and APS Funds Sicav p.l.c. and it is an active member of FEBEA - The European Federation of Ethical and Alternative Banks and Financiers.

Our mision is to be one of the leading drivers of ethical, social and economic development in the financial services industry, and our vision is to offer personalised financial solutions based on trust and inspired by our social commitment.

Customer satisfaction, employee development, quality and innovation are the keys to our success.

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Bank Of Valletta plc

BOV Centre, Triq il-Kbira, Sliema

+356 2131 2020

Bank of Valletta p.l.c. is a public limited company constituted and regulated in Malta. The Bank is licensed to conduct investment services business and to act as a trustee by the Malta Financial Services Authority. Bank of Valletta p.l.c. is enrolled as a tied insurance intermediary of MSV Life p.l.c. regulated by the Malta Financial Services Authority.

BOV was formed in 1974 following an agreement between the Government of Malta and the Malta Development Corporation.  BOV took over the assets and liabilities of the National Bank of Malta Ltd that formed part of a group the origins of which date back to 1809.  In 1992, BOV became the first public company to be listed on the Malta Stock Exchange at which time 51.2% of BOV’s equity was held by the Government of Malta, 14.56% was held by Banco di Sicilia S.p.A. and the remaining 34.23% was in the hands of the general public.  In 1995, the Government offered 12,000,000 shares to the public, thereby reducing its shareholding in BOV to 25.23%.  In June 2006, Capitalia S.p.A. took over the 14.56% stake in BOV from Banco di Sicilia S.p.A.  On the 1st October 2007, Capitalia S.p.A. was merged with UniCredito Italiano S.p.A. by way of incorporation.  Presently, UniCredit S.p.A. is the other major shareholder with 14.45% stake in BOV.

The Bank's financial services are offered through a network of 44 branches and agencies in Malta and Gozo, and through a number of subsidiaries. It has also developed a worldwide network of correspondent banks and has opened representative offices in Australia, Belgium, Italy, and Libya. Through these networks, the Bank has built the necessary backbone to service its customers in international banking and trade transactions. 

Bank of Valletta is currently rated BBB+ by the international rating agency Fitch. Furthermore, the Bank has in place a risk management system in accordance with the Basel Agreement.


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Barclays Bank plc

Level 9, Portomaso, San Giljan

+356 21 389 210

Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth management with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs over 140,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.

Barclays is a leading global wealth manager, and the UK's largest, with total client assets of £186bn, as at 31 December 2012. With offices in over 20 countries, Wealth and Investment Management focuses on private and intermediary clients worldwide, providing international and private banking, investment management, fiduciary services and brokerage.

Barclays has more than 300 years of history. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date. Barclays has undertaken a fundamental review of how our business operates.  We have looked at the bank in terms of business performance and in terms of culture because we know that only a business driven by strong values can deliver strong, sustainable returns. Our common purpose is to help people achieve their ambitions – in the right way.  We’ll measure and reward our people, not just on commercial results, but on how they live our Values and bring them to life every day. And we’ll judge our ‘Go-To’ success on a balanced scorecard of impact.

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Central Bank Of Malta

Central Bank of Malta, Pjazza Kastilja, Valletta, VLT 1060, Malta

+356 2550 0000

The Central Bank of Malta was established by the Central Bank of Malta Act on 17 April 1968. On 1 May 2004 the Bank joined the European System of Central Banks (ESCB) and on 1 January 2008 it became part of the Eurosystem. The main objective of the Eurosystem and the Central Bank of Malta is to maintain price stability. In order to meet this objective, the Central Bank of Malta participates in the preparation and decision-making process of the Eurosystem’s monetary policy.

The role of central banks in national economies has evolved over time to embrace two key areas of responsibility: the formulation and implementation of monetary policy and the promotion of a sound and efficient financial system. Unlike older central banks, the Central Bank of Malta did not acquire its responsibilities in a gradual evolutionary process, but was specifically established by law to carry out these functions.

The Central Bank of Malta is an independent institution which seeks to carry out its statutory responsibilities in the public interest. As a member of the Eurosystem, the Bank's primary objective is to maintain price stability, thereby contributing to sustainable economic development.

The Central Bank of Malta Act, Cap 204, mainly sets the governance and accountability framework of the Bank since it provides for the establishment of the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee. However, in addition to the decision-making bodies, the corporate governance of the Bank encompasses a number of other internal and external control layers.


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Garanti Bank Malta Branch

36, Strand Towers, Ix-Xatt, Sliema, SLM 1022

+356 23 288 000

Garanti Group is formed of Garanti Bank, which has been present on the local banking market for more than 12 years. With an established history of 66 years and total consolidated assets reaching US$ 98 billion, Garanti Bank is Turkey’s second largest private bank. Garanti provides a wide range of financial services to its more than 11 million customers through an extensive distribution network of 921 domestic branches; 7 foreign branches in Cyprus, Luxembourg and Malta; 3 international representative offices in London, Düsseldorf and Shanghai; reaching 3,500 ATMs; an award-winning Call Center; and the state-of-the-art internet and mobile banking platforms built on cutting-edge technological infrastructure.

Garanti Bank is an universal bank with a complete range of qualitative products and innovative services for all business segments. At the end of 2010, Garanti Bank expanded its operations in leasing and financial areas through the integration of three financial institutions: Garanti Leasing (the brand under which the company Motoractive Leasing IFN SA operates), Garanti Credite de Consum (the brand under which Ralfi IFN SA operates) and Garanti Credite Ipotecare (the brand under which Domenia Credit IFN SA operates).

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HSBC Bank Malta plc

233,Triq ir-Repubblika, Valletta VLT 1444

+356 21 245 281

With over 30 branches and offices spread throughout Malta and Gozo, HSBC Bank Malta p.l.c. is able to provide a wide range of products and services from an extensively located network of outlets. These outlets range from branches to agencies to commercial centres, automated offices and also offsite ATMs. Furthermore various offices are located in head office buildings sited in Valletta and Qormi.

Founded in 1865 to finance trade between Asia and the West, today HBSC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations serving some 58 million customers. Our aim is to be acknowledged as the world’s leading international bank, a local bank serving international needs. Headquartered in London, HSBC operates through long-established businesses and an international network of some 6,600 offices in more than 80 countries and territories.

 The experiences of the past 148 years have formed the character of HSBC. A glance at our history explains why we believe in capital strength, in strict cost control and in building long-term relationships with customers. HSBC has weathered change in all forms and adapted to survive. The resulting corporate character enables HSBC to meet the challenges of the 21st century.


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Lombard Bank Malta plc

67,Triq ir-Repubblika, Valletta

+356 2558 1152

Lombard Bank Malta p.l.c. dates back to 1955 when Lombard North Central of the UK was accepting deposits in Malta through a number of agents. This activity was formalised in 1969 when Lombard Bank (Malta) Limited was registered as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lombard North Central plc - a member of the Natwest Bank Group.

In 1975, the Malta Government purchased 25% of the Bank's ordinary shares. An option to acquire a further 35% was exercised by Government in 1981 while 40% were retained by Lombard North Central. In April 1990 the Bank became a Public Limited Company and offered equity to the public. The issue was five times oversubscribed and the Government shareholding was subsequently totally divested. In 1994 Lombard Bank listed its shares on the Malta Stock Exchange.

Services cover the full range of traditional commercial banking activities yet focus is given to extending a personalised service. The Lombard Bank Group consists of  Lombard Bank Malta p.l.c. (100% shareholding), Redbox Limited (100% shareholding) and MaltaPost p.l.c. (circa 67% shareholding).

Today, the Lombard Bank operates a network of 8 branches in Malta and Gozo with its Head Office at 67 Republic Street, Valletta.


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Sparkasse Bank Malta plc

101, Townsquare, Ix-Xatt ta' Qui-si-Sana, Sliema SLM3112, Malta

+356 2133 5705

Sparkasse Bank Malta plc forms part of a larger Austrian Banking network. Our parent bank, Sparkasse Schwaz AG, is a member of the Austrian Savings Bank Group. Together with other Savings Banks the "Sparkasse" Brand is known to be one of Central Europe’s foremost Savings and Financial Services Group, with over 711 branch offices and 2.2 million customers in Austria alone.

Our goal is to deliver highly personalised banking and innovative investment solutions backed by experience, competence and robust support services. Sparkasse Bank Malta plc has built its reputation on understanding the needs of individuals, whatever their walk of life, developing relationships and responding to them effectively and discreetly. We believe in relationships both, with our clients as well as with our institutional partners.

We are also members of FinanceMalta. This institution´s main aim is to promote the Islands’ financial services brand, both within, as well as outside, Malta’s shores. It brings together, and harnesses, the resources of the industry and government, to ensure that Malta maintains a modern and effective legal, regulatory and fiscal framework in which the financial services sector can continue to grow and prosper. 

Malta has moved from being an offshore to an onshore jurisdiction.Malta offers strong business and legal support services at world class levels. All major international accounting firms are represented in Malta through local offices and legal advisory services are second to none.


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Volksbank Malta Ltd

53,Triq Sir Adrian Dingli, Sliema, Malta

+356 27777777

Volksbank Malta Limited was founded as an offshore bank in 1995. Since November 2002, the Bank is fully licensed to operate as commercial bank and is now servicing both international and local customers.  Employing an international workforce, Volksbank Malta offers a personalised and flexible service.

Volksbank Malta is registered in Malta as a local commercial bank and licensed by the MFSA, offering both Maltese and foreign customers the full range of banking services. The bank forms part of the Austrian Volksbank group, which has subsidiaries in 11 countries and more than 1,200 branches and outlets in central and Eastern Europe with almost 9,000 employees.

The professional quality of our services and the long-term relationship we build with our clients in order to ensure business success are the most important criteria for us.

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