Erste Asset Management coordinates and is responsible for all Erste Group's asset management activities. They manage assets in eleven countries, including: Slovakia, Austria, Germany, Croatia, Romania, the Czech Republic and Hungary.
The Bank with the longest tradition of savings in Slovakia. Our roots go back to the 19th century. The so-called "Die Erste oesterreichische Spar-Casse" had been operating since 1819 in Bratislava (Pressburg), Trnava (Tyrnau), Banská Bystrica (Neusohl) and Levoča (Leutschau). The operation of Slovak Savings Bank on the money and capital market of securities dates from their inception in 1991. Three years later we became a joint-stock company and started trading under the name of Slovenská sporiteľňa, joint-stock company. In 2001, the contract between the Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic and Erste Bank, on the sale of the majority stake. We have joined the strong financial group Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG.
On 31 January 2019, Erste Asset Management was accepted by the Admissions Committee of Spainsif as new member. Spainsif is the platform for sustainable and responsible investments in Spain. The goal is to promote the integration of environmental, social, and governance criteria in the investment policy through the dialogue with various social groups.
At the moment, Spainsif has 69 members, among them financial and management companies and numerous service providers and charitable organisations, which are committed to sustainability.