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Bank Leumi

Bank Leumi

Israeli bank

Bank Leumi is an Israeli bank. It was founded on February 27, 1902, in Jaffa as the Anglo Palestine Company as subsidiary of the Jewish Colonial Trust (Jüdische Kolonialbank) Limited: p.19  formed before in London by members of the Zionist movement to promote the industry, construction, agriculture, and infrastructure of the land hoped to ultimately become Israel. Today, Bank Leumi is Israel's largest bank (by total assets as of 2015), with overseas offices in Luxembourg, US, Switzerland, the UK, Mexico, Uruguay, Romania, Jersey, and China.

Though nationalized in 1981, now Bank Leumi is mainly in private hands, with the government as the largest single shareholder, with 14.8% of the stock (as of June 2006). The other major shareholders are Shlomo Eliyahu and Branea Invest, which each hold 10% of the stock, constituting the control core of the bank. Sixty percent of the bank's stocks are held by the public and traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.


July 2019
In July 2019, Dr. Samer Haj-Yehia was appointed chairman.

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Bank Leumi
May 27, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- > Net income in the first quarter of 2021 totaled NIS 1,340 million ($402 million), compared to a loss of NIS 232 million ($70 million) in the...
Bank Leumi
May 13, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Bank Leumi (TASE: LUMI) announced today that it will release its First Quarter 2021 financial results on Thursday, May 27, 2021. Mr. Omer Ziv,...
Bank Leumi
March 10, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Leumi (TASE: LUMI) and Tarya Fintech have joined forces in a strategic initiative to develop and adapt Leumi's (core) mortgage system, as part...
Bank Leumi
March 3, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Bank Leumi (TASE: LUMI) announced today that it will release its Q4 and Annual 2020 financial results on Tuesday, March 9, 2021. Mr. Hanan...
February 4, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- IMPROVATE, which connects between Israeli technology companies and governments, held its Communication Africa 2021 conference in collaboration...


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