It is one of the five large private banks in Turkey. It specializes in finance and insurance and offers its banking and investment management services to all its clients in the country. Today, it belongs to Emirates NBD.


It was founded in 1938 under the name Denizcilik Bankası and belonged to the state. It emerged to help stabilize the country’s maritime industry. After many years of activity, in 1992, it merged with Emlakbank. Five years later, it was acquired by Zorlu Holding. Shortly after, it changed the location of its headquarters to Karaköy and began establishing new branches outside of Istanbul. In 2002, it acquired Tarişbank and set its new headquarters in Esentepe. It began to internationalize by buying ships that sailed to Russia, Austria, and Cyprus. In 2006, DenizBank was acquired by Dexia, and in 2012, it was purchased by Sberbank. In 2019, Emirates NBD completed the purchase of the bank.

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: DENITRIS.

Number of Employees

The bank has approximately 15,000 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.

DenizBank has a rating of:

  • Moody’s = B3.
  • Fitch = B+.

B3 (Moody’s) = It has high credit risk.

B+ (Fitch) = It has some risk.


The headquarters of the entity is in the city of Istanbul, Turkey.


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This bank offers a wide variety of products and services. It includes banking services (retail, retirement, private, SME, agricultural, corporate, commercial, etc.), cards (individual, banking, visiting), loans (retail, agricultural, corporate, commercial, etc.), investments, treasury, credit campaigns, deposits, insurance and more.


  • Address: Büyükdere Cad. No:141 34394 Esentepe-İSTANBUL
  • Phone Number: +90 850 222 0800