Pepe Marti Grimalt introduces Banca March and guides you through opening a bank account on the Costa Blanca
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Banca March Today
Hello, I'm Pepe Martí Grimalt, Regional Director of Banca March. Over the next few months I will be offering advice and guidance on your investments here in Spain and how we at Banca March can help you. Firstly, let me introduce the bank to you.
Banca March started its business activity in 1926. Today it has over 150 branches on the Balearic Islands. In the Canaries, where it was established in 1989, it possesses a network of over 50 branches. Moreover, it is currently developing an important expansion plan in Andalusia (Cádiz and Málaga) as well as on the coast of Alicante. Furthermore, it also has a presence in Madrid, Barcelona and London.
Banca March is made up of a great team, which is full of dynamism and visions for the future. A team which works to provide the most innovative and useful services to help you during your stay in Spain, through the financing of your home and a wide choice of banking and other value-added services.
At present around 1,250 professionals work in over 225 branches.
Apart from its banking business, Banca March is the main shareholder of the holding company Corporación Financiera Alba, co-presided by Mr. Juan and Mr. Carlos March Delgado, through which it holds a significant stake in sectors such as:
Retail and Distribution:
Carrefour Group (France)
Construction and Services:
ACS Group (Spain)
Vodafone, Xfera, Broadnet, Celtel
Media and Advertising:
Prosegur Group (Spain)
Alba’s real estate portfolio comprises more that 100,000 sqm, mainly offices in Madrid and Barcelona, with an internally estimated market value of 230 million Euro.
March Correduría de Seguros, March Vida and Unipsa (Spain).
Fundación Juan March
Established in 1955 by the Spanish financier Juan March Ordinas, the Fundación Juan March is a family-run institution that dedicates its resources and activities to the fields of science and the humanities.
The Foundation organizes art exhibitions, concerts, lecture series, and seminars. It administers the Spanish Library of Contemporary Music and Theater in its Madrid headquarters and directs the Museo de Arte Abstracto Español in Cuenca and Museu d’Art Espanyol Contemporani in Palma de Mallorca.
We have developed special services for customers who, like yourself, think of Spain as their country of first or second residence.
• Mortgages, so that gaining access to your new home in Spain does not imply a great financial effort.
• Private Banking Service for those customers who require special advice in connection with their properties or with regard to their financial or fiscal situation, etc.
• March Premium Club is a new banking concept, a proof of our interest in helping you with daily issues by offering you services such as translations, application for utilities and other basic services, processing of direct debit orders for your regular bills, legal and medical advice, etc.
• Banca March Euro Account, which allows you to open an account in Spain from your country, through the Internet, from home or the office.
• Home Banking Service, through our Telephone and Online Banking Services.
Transfer of Funds: free of charge between Banca March London and Banca March Spain.
This is just an example of what we would like to do for you if you decide to settle in Spain, your new country of residence.
Would you like to contact us?
It would be a pleasure. You can contact any of our branches or ring our call centre on +34 971 779 111 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Many of our staff are multi-lingual with English being one of the most widely spoken languages. Or you can contact our London branch on 020 7220 7488 Email: email@example.com.
Alternatively, feel free to contact me, Pepe Martí on +34 677 402 751 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. I can give you instant advice on your proposed investments and help ensure your new life here in Spain is as pleasurable as you have dreamed about.
Banca March. Your bank in Spain
Avda. Alexandre Rosselló, 8
07002 Palma de Mallorca (Spain)
Telephone +34 971 779 111
London EC3M 1HD
Telephone 020 7220 7488