On April 18, 2008, the Carlo Tassara Group obtained a license from the Financial Supervision Commission (Komisja Nadzoru Finansowego, KNF) to establish a bank in Poland. On Sept. 1, 2008, Alior Bank S.A. received authorization from the KNF to commence operations. On Oct. 28, 2008, the first Alior Bank branches were opened with the official launch on Nov. 17, 2008.
Alior Bank is a nationwide universal bank, providing banking services to all market segments through its two divisions: retail and business. The bank’s headquarters are located in Warsaw, while its technical and operational facilities are in Cracow. Alior Bank has in a short time built a wide distribution network.