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Who we are
FCM Bank is headquartered in Malta and has held a Maltese banking licence since 2010. The bank is regulated and supervised by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) and participates in Malta’s Depositor Compensation Scheme. FCM Bank was acquired by the SAB Group in November 2017.
The Group presently services over 18,000 corporate customers with an annual turnover of EUR 9 billion. Besides Malta, the Group also owns regulated financial institutions in the United Kingdom with offices in London, as well as in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
SAB Group has superior knowledge of the corporate payment business and spot foreign exchange services, where it has established itself as the leader in the Czech market. We have extensive experience in banking and financial services with a fully-developed infrastructure and significant resources at its disposal.
SAB Group also has a stake in a Czech credit institution with more than 24 years experience in corporate financing solutions and real estate financing.
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Key Facts about FCM Bank
Headquartered in Malta; holder of a Maltese banking licence since 2010; and regulated and supervised by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) and European Central Bank (ECB).
Moderate growth, marking FCM Bank as the most progressive corporate local bank.
The core business of the Bank is corporate lending with particular focus on real-estate financing.
We are building better Malta. We are financing development of more than 1,000 new apartments and houses. We also strive to provide support and collaboration to our clients and employees ensuring sustainable growth and success.
We are operating in Malta, Czech Republic, and Germany.
Mission & Vision
Our mission is to guide your success.
The World will be a better place where every client will be successful.
True relationships built on trust.
We believe in clients success based on true relationships in order to become the most trusted bank.
We are frank with our clients and offer assurance in a professional manner.
We believe in harmony of words, acts, humbleness and courage.
Our knowledge and business understanding is based on talent, client approach and delivering exceptional results.
We are motivated to persistently identify and ensure winning solutions for our clients with a passion to win.
We believe in a longterm perspective based on exceptional clients care and results.
Control and Supervision
Malta is a member of the eurozone and, like all member states, must have a regulator overseeing the financial and capital markets. Moreover, Malta's regulator, the MFSA, falls directly under the ECB, which is responsible for the entire eurozone market and must therefore respect the same regulations as central banks in Germany, Austria or any other country.
MFSA - Malta Financial Services Authority
The Maltese Financial Services Authority (MFSA), like the Deutsche Bundesbank, is the single regulator of financial services in Malta. The MFSA regulates banking, financial institutions, payment institutions, insurance companies and insurance intermediaries, investment services companies and collective investment schemes, securities markets, etc.
ECB - European Central Bank
FCM Bank Limited is also controlled by the European Central Bank. FCM Bank Limited is also a member of the deposit insurance scheme (Deposit Compensation Scheme) in Malta, which allows a further development within the European Union through acquisition of a bank in the euro area, which holds a European banking license.
Our Professional Team
John SolerChairman & Non-executive Director
John has more than 40 years of experience in retail banking after holding several senior positions with Bank of Valleta plc (BOV). He led the bank’s operations for over a decade before being appointed to the senior management team as chief credit officer with responsibility for BOV’s lending portfolio, including consumer and business lending and mortgages. John was also responsible for BOV’s card business and trade financing.
Marcel HomolkaChief Executive Officer
Marcel is a vastly experienced financial services executive who has worked in retail and corporate financial industry for over 15 years. He started his career at UniCredit Bank Czech Republic, where he was responsible for card management and direct channels. He spent 12 years working for Generali CEE in various top executive positions. He effectively managed teams of over 270 employees in 7 CEE countries and built the most profitable pension company in the region by advocating a continuous focus on technical excellence and cost discipline.
Bonamy MerciecaChief Credit Officer
Bonamy brings a wealth of experience to the Corporate department. She joined FCM Bank in 2018 and was responsible for setting up the corporate department. She has over 14 years of experience in the Banking industry, working in various areas and holding several senior Positions at HSBC mainly in Operations, Production Management and Process Improvement, Commercial and Corporate Banking both locally and internationally namely in Edinburgh, Madrid and London.
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