Erste Group Bank AG is a savings bank. The Company offers a range of banking and other financial services, such as savings accounts, asset management (including investment funds), consumer credit and mortgage lending, investment banking, securities and derivatives trading, portfolio management, project finance, foreign trade financing, corporate finance, capital market and money market services, foreign exchange trading, leasing and factoring. The Company operates through nine segments: Retail, SME, Asset/Liability Management & Local Corporate Center (ALM & Local CC), Savings Banks, Large Corporates, Commercial Real Estate, Other Corporate, Group Markets and Group Corporate Center (GCC). The Company operates approximately 2,800 branches. The Company offers services in Austria, Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Hungary, Croatia and Serbia. The Company offers personal, corporates and private banking services.