Garanti BBVA's Integrated Subsidiaries

Garanti BBVA International N.V.

Garanti BBVA International N.V. (GBI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Garanti BBVA, was established in 1990 in Amsterdam. Headquartered in the Netherlands, GBI has a branch in Dusseldorf, Germany and representative offices in Switzerland and Turkey. As a client-centric transaction banking institution, GBI furnishes customized, innovative and country-specific financial solutions to its customers worldwide in the areas of international trade finance, global markets sales, structured finance, and corporate and commercial banking.

s of December 31, 2018, GBI’s assets reached USD 4.9 billion.


Garanti BBVA Romania

Garanti BBVA Romania is one of the most dynamic and innovative financial services groups on the Romanian market and offers a series of high-quality products and services to a wide-ranging customer base from retail and SME to corporate segments. In addition to Garanti BBVA SA, Garanti BBVA Romania Group covers two financial institutions: Garanti BBVA Leasing (Motoractive IFN SA) and Garanti BBVA Consumer Finance (Ralfi IFN SA).

Garanti BBVA SA presents innovative products with superior technology in Romania, which has a population of 19.5 million, through 78 branches covering 96% of the country, and a broad network of over 218 ATMs. The Bank is active in all of the fields such as retail, SME, commercial and internet banking. Garanti BBVA SA offers advanced and comprehensive banking services with the objective of becoming one of the top 10 banks in Romania.

Garanti BBVA SA has developed a solid portfolio of clients and expanded its national presence through branches and alternative channels, reaching beyond its own customers by providing transactions with or without cards.

As of December 31, 2018 Garanti BBVA SA has USD 2.5 billion of assets.


Garanti BBVA Mortgage

Garanti BBVA Konut Finansmanı Danışmanlık Hizmetleri A.Ş. (Garanti BBVA Mortgage), the first in the Turkish sector, was established in October 2007, in accordance with the growth potential of mortgages in Turkey, which is one of the most crucial components of the global financial system.

House purchase takes the lead among the long-term and the most important investment decisions for consumers. Recognizing that purchasing a house with a mortgage loan requires expertise, Garanti BBVA set out with a dedicated team that closely monitors the developments and needs in Turkey and across the world and designs suitable solutions. Garanti BBVA Mortgage continues its operations as the the sector's pioneer with a team of 82 individuals possessing exclusive expertise in this field.


Garanti BBVA Payment Systems

Garanti BBVA Ödeme Sistemleri A.Ş. (Garanti BBVA Payment Systems) was established by Garanti BBVA in 1999 on the vision of developing systems that will replace cash. Garanti BBVA Payment Systems renders commercial and virtual cards, marketing and e-commerce services including chip-based, multi-branded and co-branded card programs as the fastest and most active service provider in the Turkish credit card market. Defining the structure of the sector with its product implementations and projects diversified according to customer needs and financial dynamics, Garanti BBVA adeptly analyzes customer demands thanks to its marketing oriented payment systems team and state-of-the-art technology infrastructure. As a result, the Company strives to reach card users in each segment via specially tailored products.


Garanti BBVA Securities

Established in 1991, Garanti BBVA Securities provides corporate finance, research and capital markets brokerage services to its domestic and foreign clients. Garanti BBVA Securities is Turkey’s most preferred brand in corporate finance and brokerage services with its highly experienced team characterized by teamwork and custom-tailored solutions. Garanti BBVA Securities has continued to provide returns above the market average to investors, complemented by detailed research reports on ISE-listed companies, on the economy and fixed income securities.

As of December 31, 2017, Garanti BBVA Securities is the leading brokerage house, with 8.1 % market share in BIST trading volume.


Garanti BBVA Asset Management

Garanti BBVA Asset Management 

commencing with its activities in 1997 as the first and pioneering company of its sector serves its customers on mutual funds, pension funds and discretionary portfolio management services of institutions and high net worth individuals. A combination of investment philosophy based on concrete information with an understanding of consistency and professional service enables Garanti BBVA Asset Management to respond to steadily changing demands of investors.

Garanti BBVA Asset Management has been working with the aim of being the leading company and ensuring that its customers achieve their investment targets with comprehensive research activities and robust risk management. Garanti BBVA Asset Management has been differentiating itself in the sector through its efficient business approach and proactive risk management with a professional human resources team consisting of 40 persons, 14 of whom form the investment team. 

As of December 31, 2018, Garanti BBVA Asset Management has US$ 3.4 billion of assets under management.


Garanti BBVA Pension and Life

Incorporated in 1992, Garanti BBVA Pension and Life solidified its prominent position in the sector by concluding a partnership agreement (15%) with Achmea B.V in March 2007.

Garanti BBVA Pension, with its 759 personnel, serves 1.7 million pension participants and 1.7 million insured. Operating with the goal of providing the best in service to its customers in private pension, auto enrolment and life insurance sectors, Garanti BBVA Pension continues to lead the sector by virtue of its innovative practices, as well as its strong sales performance and financial success, drawing on its experience in bancassurance. Steering the future of the sector through visionary novelties introduced in various fields, Garanti BBVA Pension maintains its fast pace of development on the back of its proactive product development and service process.

Garanti BBVA Pension is the leader of the private pension sector in total number of participants with 14.4% market share and reached TL 13.3 billion in total fund volume including government contribution.


Garanti BBVA Leasing

Operating in the leasing sector since 1990, Garanti BBVA Leasing, provides leasing services to a broad customer base covering corporate customers, commercial customers, and small and medium-sized enterprises. Being the only Turkish leasing company rated both by Standards & Poor’s (S&P) and Fitch Ratings, Garanti BBVA Leasing maintains a performance above the sector average with its service quality that distinguishes itself in the eyes of its customers. Garanti BBVA Leasing, a well-known player in the international markets, is set apart from its competitors with its qualified human resources, solid technical infrastructure, high funding capability and diversity of borrowing resources on the international markets.

As of December 31, 2017, Garanti BBVA Leasing’s total asset has reached TL 7.2 billion.


Garanti BBVA Fleet

Since 2007, Garanti BBVA Fleet has been offering long-term car leasing services for passenger cars of all makes and models sold in Turkey to companies of any size from SMEs to corporate businesses, as well as individual customers.

Garanti BBVA Fleet aims to provide unconditional and continuous customer satisfaction, maintaining the repair and maintenance standards set by car manufacturers, by proactively offering all necessary service components from tire replacement services to a network of service points. Garanti BBVA Fleet provides its services throughout Turkey, supported by the company’s robust financial standing and the strong brand name of Garanti BBVA.

In 2013, the company received an “Outstanding Achievement Award” following the introduction of “Garanti BBVA Fleet Second Hand”, a new platform for the sale of second hand cars. Garanti BBVA Fleet further developed this platform in 2015 to allow both corporations and individuals to buy second-hand cars.

Garanti BBVA Fleet continues to grow with an extensive sales network and new branches all around Turkey.

As of December 31, 2018 Garanti BBVA Fleet has an asset size of TL 1.7 billion and a fleet of 20.450 vehicles.


Garanti BBVA Factoring

Having started operations in 1990 as one of the first factoring companies in Turkey, Garanti BBVA Factoring offers products built on win-win principle for businesses controlling an extensive dealer or supplier network, export and import oriented companies, and SMEs. Achieving growth well above the industry average, Garanti BBVA Factoring provides trade financing with secure, exceptional and unique solutions. With widespread branch network, extensive field team and innovative approach, Garanti BBVA Factoring meet financial needs quickly and serve a bright future for both its customers and the nation’s economy.

As of the end of 2018, Garanti BBVA Factoring net loss 57,376 thousand TL and asset size of 2,434 million TL. In period, company realized totally 7.075 million TL factoring volume which consists of 5.434 million TL in domestic transactions, 635 million TL in export transactions and 13,144 million TL in import transactions. 

According to the Association of Financial Institutions data explained; as of end of 2018, Garanti BBVA Factoring is the sector leader in asset size and factoring receivables with 8.98% and 7,03% market share respectively.  

The 7th process of Garanti BBVA Factoring Corporate Governance Principles Compliance rating this year, is concluded as of 19.08.2018 and Corporate Governance Compliance Rating Grade for the period 19.08.2017-19.08.2018 is revised by increasing to “9.39” from “9.32”.


Garanti BBVA Technology

Garanti BBVA Technology enhances the efficiency, speed and quality of banking transactions, and thus makes life easier for its customers and contributes to Garanti BBVA's profitability.

A provider of services in information technology, Garanti BBVA Technology (GT) delivers technology infrastructure, software development, internet applications, integration, systems management, security management, project management and office application services as well as consultancy services for companies in the banking and financial services industries. Garanti BBVA Technology operates via its team of 1620 competent individuals possessing the skill to offer creative technological solutions on any platform.

GT has a technological architecture providing real-time, uninterrupted system resources, an infrastructure executing millions of on-line transactions, and an operational control system ensuring perfect operability of the system 24/7. With a strong communications backbone, infrastructure-based video and data communications services, and design and engineering activities at global standards, GT manages all of the hardware and communication software of its clients. GT also provides field support services to thousands of points via its countrywide locations.

Garanti BBVA Technology pursues its activities based on the mission of keeping Garanti BBVA and its subsidiaries one step ahead at all times. GT maintains its technological leadership by constantly investing in current technology, uninterrupted processing capability, infrastructure security, and others that will ensure energy saving and reduce overall IT management costs.