Banco Azteca

It is a Mexican banking institution that is part of the Grupo Salinas. It is among the first banks in order of importance in the country. It specializes in financial, banking, insurance, and credit services and has more than 4,000 branches distributed in different states of the continent.


It is a young bank founded in 2002 due to the low levels of banking that were in the country at that time. It was established by the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit as a multiple banking institution. A year later, it received approval to operate Afore Azteca (retirement savings account manager).

In 2004, it began the operations of Seguros Azteca. It was the first Mexican bank to establish a branch internationally, specifically in Panama. From that moment, it expands to other countries such as Honduras, Argentina, Peru, Brazil, and more.

Swift Code

The Swift Code (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication), also known as BIC, is used during an international transfer to identify the receiving bank: AZTKMXMM.

Number of Employees

The bank has approximately 17,000 employees.


The rating is the evaluation of a bank and the risks it can take in case of not paying a debt. Moody’s, S&P, and Fitch are the agencies in charge of it.

Banco Azteca has a rating of:

  • Moody’s = Ba3.
  • Fitch = AA-.

Ba3 (Moody’s) = It has questionable credit quality.

AA- (Fitch) = The bank has very high security.


The headquarters of the entity is in Mexico City, Mexico.


If you want to know more about this bank, enter through its website:


  • Personal Banking: It provides products and services that include credit and debit cards, checking and savings accounts, credits, investments, currencies, transfers, payments, and more to all its private clients.
  • Business Banking: The institution focuses on concentration and fundraising, payment of services, acceptance of card payments, reference deposits, liquidity management, accounts and corporate banking, treasury, corporate cards, payments, payroll, and more to business customers.


  • Address: Insurgentes Sur Num 3579, Torre 2 Piso 6 Col Tlalpan La Joya, 14000 México D.F., Mexico
  • Phone Number: 55 5447 8810, 01 800 040 7777