Banca Popolare Commercio & Industria
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Banca Popolare dell’Etruria e del Lazio traces its roots back to the 1881 founding of Banca Mutua Popolare Aretina. It serves central Italy and Lombardy in the north with some 150 branches. It offers traditional banking services, it is also active in financing foreign trade.
Banca Lombarda, formed by the merger of Credito Agrario Bresciano and Banca San Paolo di Brescia, operates about 730 branches primarily in the Lombardy and Piedmont regions. The banks offers retail and commercial banking to consumers and small-mid sized businesses.