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Banks to watch in 2013, Alior Bank

February 1, 2013

The Banker has identified 13 banks to keep an eye on in the coming year based on a variety of factors. Poland-based Alior Bank has been selected for its unique strategy in the overcrowded Polish market.

Banks to watch in 2013, Bank BTPN

February 1, 2013

The Banker has identified 13 banks to keep an eye on in the coming year based on a variety of factors. With its rapidly expanding micro loans sector and unique and hugely profitable pension loans service, Indonesia-based Bank BTPN is one to watch in 2013.

Banks to watch in 2013, Banco Davivenda

February 1, 2013

The Banker has identified 13 banks to keep an eye on in the coming year based on a variety of factors. Colombia-based Banco Davivenda has impressed was selected for its ambitious expansion strategy. 

Banks to watch in 2013, Banco Único

February 1, 2013

The Banker has identified 13 banks to keep an eye on in the coming year based on a variety of factors. Opened in mid-2011, Mozambique-based Banco Único is already close to breaking even and its bold ambitions for the future make it one to watch in 2013.

Banks to watch in 2013, Bank Nizwa

February 1, 2013

The Banker has identified 13 banks to keep an eye on in the coming year based on a variety of factors. Established in 2013, following a directive authorising Islamic institutions in Oman, Bank Nizwa is the country's first standalone Islamic bank and one to watch in 2013.

Banks to watch in 2013, Bank of Inner Mongolia

February 1, 2013

The Banker has identified 13 banks to keep an eye on in the coming year based on a variety of factors. China-based Bank of Inner Mongolia was one of the fastest movers in The Banker’s Top 1000 rankings in 2012, and its most recent published figures suggest this growth will continue, making it one to watch in 2013.

Banks to watch in 2013, Corpbanca

February 1, 2013

The Banker has identified 13 banks to keep an eye on in the coming year based on a variety of factors. Chile-based Corpbanca made a daring move into Colombia in 2012, making it one to watch in 2013.

Banks to watch in 2013, EFG Hermes

February 1, 2013

The Banker has identified 13 banks to keep an eye on in the coming year based on a variety of factors. Following its 2012 merger with Qatari investment bank QInvest, Egypt-based EFG Hermes will be a bank to watch in 2013.

Banks to watch in 2013, Fidor Bank

February 1, 2013

The Banker has identified 13 banks to keep an eye on in the coming year based on a variety of factors. German-based Fidor Bank has been selected for its forward-thinking business model, which is based on Web 2.0 and social media, e-commerce, games and mobile internet.

Banks to watch in 2013, Odea Bank

February 1, 2013

The Banker has identified 13 banks to keep an eye on in the coming year based on a variety of factors. A new entrant to the Turkish market Odea Bank – a subsidiary of Lebanon’s Bank Audi – has set an ambitious target to become one of the top 15 banks in Turkey by the end of 2017, making it one to watch over the next few years.

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