About the European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB)
The European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB) represents, promotes and defends the common interests of its 27 member institutions and of co-operative banks, with regard to banking as well as to co-operative legislation. Founded in 1970, today the EACB is a leading professional lobbying association in the European banking industry. Co-operative banks play a major role in the financial and economic system. They contribute widely to stability thanks to their anti-cyclical behaviour, they are driver of local and social growth with 3,000 locally operating banks and 53,000 outlets, they serve 209 million customers, mainly consumers, SMEs and communities. Europe's co-operative banks represent 81 million members and 719,000 employees and have an average market share of about 20%.
Bundesverband der Deutschen Volksbanken
und Raiffeisenbanken - BVR
Confédération Nationale du Crédit Mutuel
European Association of Co-operative Banks
26-28 rue de l'industrie - 1040 Brussels
Phone: +32 (0)2 230 11 24