Unipol Banca, Key Accounts Service is created
In 2003, Unipol Banca establishes the unit Key Accounts Service generating relationships with over 300 new companies, bringing the number of corporate clients to 1,600 by the end of 2003. During 2003, the bank opens 14 new branches, 3 financial outlets, and the number of financial advisers goes from 408 to 425. All new branches being opened are “integrated branches”, i.e. they provide banking and insurance services.
Unipol Banca also assumes the control of Unipol Merchant, a bank for joint-stock corporations (S.p.A.) with the acquisition of 53.47% of the share capital.