Dec 29, 1944 - Makedonska Stopanska Banka is established as a state-owned bank in Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia.
Dec 27, 1989 - The bank transforms into a joint stock company under the name Stopanska Banka AD.
April 1998 - North Macedonia's Government grants permission to the Macedonian Bank Rehabilitation Agency to buy 55% of the bank's shares and sell them to foreign investors.
June 1998 - Austrian savings bank Erste Bank der Oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the International Finance Corporation sign a contract to buy the combined 55% stake in Stopanska Banka AD from the Bank Rehabilitation Agency. Later, Erste Bank withdraws from the privatisation deal.
Apr 4, 2000 - Bank Rehabilitation Agency sells through the Macedonian Stock Exchange a combined 85% stake in the bank to the National Bank of Greece SA, which buys 65% shares for USD 46.5 mln, while the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the International Finance Corporation acquire 10% stake each.
Last updated on July 27, 2021.