Hypotecni Banka - Interest Rates & Margin

Banking | Czech Republic | April 26, 2014
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Hypoteční Banka is the Czech Republic's largest mortgage lender with a share of over 25%. Despite being a 100% subsidiary of ČSOB, Hypoteční has kept its distinctive brand name and relatively high level of independence.

The Bank possesses all the right ingredients for success; it is exposed to the fastest-growing area of banking, mortgage lending (its loan book has doubled over the last five years), it is extremely cost-efficient, with costs accounting for less than 16% of revenues, its asset quality remains under good control (with non-performing loans at 3.8% of the total at the end of 2012) and its interest margins are still good (above 200 bp) in spite of the declining interest rates