Group-wide launch of the “Supportive. Friendly. Fair” campaign. Realignment of the group supported visually by the popular “Hypo hippos”.
Appointment of a new Supervisory Board for Hypo Alpe- Adria-Bank International AG and new Executive Board
The Republic of Austria acquires the majority stake (100%) in Hypo Alpe Adria
Number of employees exceeds the 1,000 mark
Start of expansion to SEE: first cross-border- activities in Slovenia
First step on the road to international expansion by acquisition of majority interest in a leasing subsidiary in Udine/Italy
„Kärntner Landes-Hypothekenbank“ (Carinthian provincial mortgage institute) established as a cooperative credit institute