History

 

 

ifis timeline

1983
First steps

I.FI.S. (ISTITUTO DI FINANZIAMENTO E SCONTO S.P.A.)  is set up with the aim of serving italian SMEs.

Alberto Cova wins the World Championships in Track and Field for the 10,000 meters.
2002
Transformation

I.FI.S. becomes a Bank, starts to carry out banking activities and joins factors chain international.

Fifth world title for Schumacher.
2004
Joins the Stock Market

Banca IFIS is listed on the STAR segment of the Italian stock exchange.

Valentino Rossi becomes MotoGP World Champion for the sixth time.
2006
Expansion abroad

Banca IFIS purchases the polish factoring company ‘FIDIS FACTORING POLKA’ and changes its name to ‘IFIS FINANCE’.

The Italian national football team wins the World Cup for the fourth time.
2008
Evolution

rendimax, Banca IFIS’s high-yield savings account, is launched.

Usain Bolt becomes the fastest man on Earth.
2010
Growth

Banca IFIS’s business Customers in Italy amount to more than 3,000. Banca IFIS carries out a capital increase for 50 million euro.

Roger Federer wins his fourth Australian Open.
2012
Digitalization

Toscana Finanza (later to become Banca IFIS’s NPL Area) and FAST FINANCE become divisions of the Banca IFIS Group. Integrated presence on the group’s social networks.

 

Felix Baumgartner jumps from an altitude of 39 kms.
2013
Extension of products and services

The current account ‘contomax’ is introduced and the brands ‘CREDI IMPRESA FUTURO’, dedicated to lending support to SMEs, and ‘CREDIFAMIGLIA’, for the resolution of debts, are launched.

After the Vuelta a España 2010, Vincenzo Nibali wins the 96th Tour of Italy.
2015
Specialization

Banca IFIS’s NPL Area becomes more and more consolidated and Banca IFIS PHARMA sets up the ‘farmacie’ division. Banca IFIS’s capitalization exceeds one billion euro.

Tania Cagnotto wins the gold medal in diving at the Olympics, the first Italian girl in history to do so.
2016
Mergers

The new brand ‘BANCA IFIS IMPRESA’ encompassing all activities dedicated to the business world, previously carried out by ‘CREDI IMPRESA FUTURO’ and ‘BANCA IFIS INTERNATIONAL’, is introduced.

Silver medals for Lupo and Nicolai.
2017
Another step accomplished

GE CAPITAL INTERBANCA SPA BECOMES INTERBANCA SPA: THE SECOND REBRANDING FASE OF THE FORMER GE CAPITAL INTERBANCA GROUP IS COMPLETED.

In 2017, in line with Banca IFIS’ 2017-2019 Industrial and Strategic Plan, IFIS Factoring S.r.l. and Interbanca S.p.A. are merged by incorporation into Banca IFIS SpA (respectively August 1st  2017 and October 23rd 2017).

Federica Brignone wins a competition in the giant slalom World Cup. Marta Bassino is third.
2018
Tirelessly towards new goals

In the first few months of 2018 Banca IFIS finalized the acquisition of Cap.Ital.Fin. S.p.A, a firm specializing in financing solutions focused on salary and pension backed loans. In addition, Banca IFIS  announced an operation to bring on board its Group,  FBS SpA (fourth servicer in Italy for the management and transformation of impaired loans). In May the integration of IFIS Leasing S.p.A. was also finalized; IFIS Leasing S.p.A, is the last company belonging to the former Interbanca Group and now part of the Banca IFIS Group; in July the acquisition of CrediFarma S.p.A. (active provider of financing solutions to pharmacies) was also finalized.  On 1 July 2018 IFIS NPL S.p.A., the joint-stock company into which Banca IFIS is spinning off its NPL Area, is to become fully operational. In July 2018 Banca IFIS also ventures into the insurance world with rendimax assicurazioni, the easy, digital and pay-per-use multibrand e-commerce.

Sofia Goggia wins the Gold Medal in the downhill at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

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