Czech Republic

UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s.

Address: Želetavská 1525/1, 140 92 Praha 4

+420 221 112 111info@unicreditgroup.cz

UniCredit Bank launched its activities in the Czech market on 5 November 2007. It came into being through the integration of two independently operating and successful banking institutions – Živnostenská banka and HVB Bank. Since December 2013, UniCredit Bank in the Czech Republic and in the Slovak Republic provides banking products and services under a single trade name UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s.

UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s. belongs on both markets among the leading financial institutions offering a wide range of quality products to both corporate and private clients. It is one of the market’s strongest banks in the area of project, structured and syndicated corporate finance. The bank has also built an extraordinarily strong position in acquisition financing and ranks first in financing commercial real estate.

Global Transaction Banking (GTB)

GTB products and services available at UniCredit Bank Czech Republic include:

Structured Trade and Export Financing

  • reporting services both for domestic and international payments
  • e-zaba (internet banking)
  • m-zaba (mobile banking)
  • domestic notional cash pooling

Trade Services and Correspondent Banking

  • guarantees (domestic/cross-border, including customs and consortial guarantees)
  • documentary collections including B/E collection
  • letters of credit (including open and silent confirmations and standby letters of credit)
  • post-financing of letters of credit
  • correspondent banking
  • forfaiting
  • clearing
  • rebate/bene-deduct
  • cooperation agreements

Cash Management and e-Banking

  • international/domestic payments
  • international/domestic cash management
  • information services and e-banking
  • payables (funds transfer)
  • receivables (customer initiated payments, direct debit)
  • liquidity management (notional pooling, target balancing, zero balancing)
  • SEPA


  • processing and settling of non-cash payments made with payment cards VISA, MasterCard, Diners Club International and American Express
  • installation of payment terminals
  • e-commerce services
  • connection of terminals to cash registers
  • loyalty programmes
  • foreign currency POS terminals
  • installation of POS terminals at car parks and petrol stations

Global Securities Services

  • custody services
  • securities settlements
  • income collection
  • tax reclamation
  • corporate action processing
  • securities safekeeping

In 2009, the renowned international magazine Global Investor named UniCredit Bank Czech Republic as “Best Sub-Custodian”.