Zagreb - Hrvatska Banka

city Zagreb
address 4 Margaretska ul.
4 Preobrazenska ul.

After a failed attempt between 1921 and 1924 to create a new bank in Yugoslavia with offices in Belgrade, Zagreb and Sarajevo, Banca Commerciale Italiana established a presence in Croatia at the end of 1927 by acquiring a majority stake in a small banking institution in Zagreb, Hrvatska Banka (meaning "Croatian bank"), which had been founded by the Germans in 1911.
Although the bank was never loss-making, it failed to achieve significant economic results in part due to the volatile political situation in Yugoslavia, which was influenced in turn by heavy Croat opposition. The Zagreb institution was the only Italian bank with a presence in Croatia in the period between the two World Wars.


ASI-BCI, VCA; February 29, 1924; vol. 7, p. 214
ASI-BCI, VCA; October 26, 1927; vol. 9, pp. 263-264
ASI-BCI, VCA; June 16, 1928; vol. 10, p. 146
ASI-BCI, VCA; October 26, 1929; vol. 11, p. 65
ASI-BCI, VCA; December 23, 1941; vol. 20, p. 105

other banks in the same country Abbazia (Opatija) - Banca Commerciale Italiana - Branch Lussinpiccolo (Mali Lošinj) - Banca Commerciale Italiana - Branch Fiume (later Rijeka) - Banco di Napoli - Branch Fiume (later Rijeka) - Banca Commerciale Italiana - Branch Spalato (Split) - Banco di Napoli - Branch Zagreb - Privredna Banka Zagreb (PBZ) Zara (Zadar) - Banco di Napoli - Branch
see in the map