Pohjola is part of OP-Pohjola Group, the leading financial services group in Finland. OP-Pohjola Group is made up of some 180 member cooperative banks and OP-Pohjola Group Central Cooperative which they own, including its subsidiaries and closely related companies. Pohjola Bank plc is the Central Cooperative's most significant subsidiary acting as OP-Pohjola Group's central bank responsible for liquidity and international operations for the Group.
Being part of OP-Pohjola Group provides Pohjola with competitive advantage. Pohjola's and OP-Pohjola Group's shared logo is among the most recognisable ones in Finland. Operating through the most extensive service network in Finland, Pohjola has remarkable growth and cross-selling potential. OP-Pohjola Group has more than four million customers, of whom joint banking and non-life insurance customers total approximately 1.5 million. With some 350 branches providing banking and non-life insurance services, the Group boasts the broadest customer base and the most extensive branch network in Finland.
Credit institutions within OP-Pohjola Group are liable for each other's debts and commitments. Being part of OP-Pohjola group strengthens Pohjola's creditworthiness.
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