Banca Apulia

Native name
Banca Apulia S.p.A.
Società per Azioni
Industry Financial services
  • 1924 in Torremaggiore
  • 1996 in San Severo (Banca Apulia)
Headquarters 40 Via Tiberio Solis, San Severo, Italy
Services Retail and corporate banking
Profit Decrease (€119.867 million) (2014)
Total assets Increase €5.495 billion (2014)
Total equity Decrease €213.176 million (2014)
Parent Veneto Banca
  • Apulia Prontoprestito (JV with the parent)
  • Apulia Previdenza (100%)
Capital ratio 6.56% (CET1)
Website Official website
Footnotes / references
in consolidated basis[1]

Banca Apulia S.p.A. marketed as BancApulia is an Italian bank incorporated in San Severo, in the Province of Foggia, Apulia region (Italian: Puglia). The main office of the bank was located in Bari, in the centre of Apulia region instead.


Banca Apulia S.p.A. was found 1924 as Banco di Torremaggiore. The bank later became Banco di Torremaggiore e San Severo and then Banca della Capitanata. In 1996 the bank was renamed as Banca Apulia[2] after absorbed Banca Agricola Salentina.

In 2005 the bank had a market share of lending in Apulia for 5.47%, primary direct deposits for 4.42% and 2.32% in terms of branches, according to Banca d'Italia.[3]

In 2008 the bank was controlled by Finanziaria Capitanata (52.54% stake).[4]

On 13 January 2010 Veneto Banca acquired 42.394% stake in the bank[5][6] from Finanziaria Capitanata and other shareholders.[7] In mid-2010 Banca Meridiana, a subsidiary of Veneto Banca, was absorbed by Banca Apulia.[8] As at 31 December 2010 Veneto Banca owned 50.787% stake. (increased to 63.747% in 2011 and 70.105% in 2012)[9][10][11] After the deals, Finanziaria Capitanata remain as a minority owner for 25.85% stake.[9]

In 2012 Veneto Banca and BancApulia purchased the minority stake of Apulia Prontoprestito, a subsidiary of BancApulia from HDI Assicurazioni and other shareholders from Borsa Italiana. After the deal Vento Banca owned 13.079%[11] and BancApulia owned 86.921%. The subsidiary was specialising in salary-backed loans


  1. "2014 Bilancio" (PDF) (in Italian). Banca Apulia. 26 March 2015. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  2. "Chi siamo" [About us] (in Italian). Banca Apulia. 11 January 2016. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  3. "DOCUMENTO DI REGISTRAZIONE 2006" (PDF). Banca Apulia (in Italian). CONSOB. 2006. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  4. "Provvedimento n. 20422 C10274 - VENETO BANCA HOLDING/BANCA APULIA" (PDF) (in Italian). Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato (AGCM). 28 October 2009. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  5. "Progetto di integrazione del gruppo bancApulia nel gruppo Veneto Banca: Veneto Banca Holding acquisisce il controllo di bancApulia." (in Italian). Veneto Banca. 14 January 2010. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  6. "2009 Bilancio" (in Italian). Veneto Banca. 26 April 2010. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  7. "BANCAPULIA: Accordo tra il Gruppo bancario bancApulia ed il Gruppo bancario Veneto Banca" (in Italian). Banca Apulia / Veneto Banca. 14 January 2009. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  8. "Autorizzati dalla Banca d'Italia la fusione per incorporazione di Banca Meridiana in bancApulia e l'ingresso di quest'ultima nel Gruppo Veneto Banca" (in Italian). Banca Apulia / Veneto Banca. 27 October 2009. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  9. 1 2 "2010 Bilancio" (in Italian). Veneto Banca. 2 May 2011. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  10. "2011 Bilancio" (in Italian). Veneto Banca. 13 April 2012. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  11. 1 2 "2012 Bilancio" (in Italian). Veneto Banca. 16 April 2013. Retrieved 16 April 2016.

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