||Established in 1946, Garanti Bank is Turkey's second largest private bank with consolidated assets of more than TL 423 billion (USD 75.4 billion) as of March 31, 2019. Garanti has been adding value to the Turkish economy with the synergy created with its majority shareholder BBVA since 2010. As of June 2019, the Bank continues its operations as Garanti BBVA. Garanti BBVA is an integrated financial services group operating in every segment of the banking sector including corporate, commercial, SME, payment systems, retail, private and investment banking together with its subsidiaries in pension and life insurance, leasing, factoring, brokerage and asset management, besides international subsidiaries in the Netherlands and Romania. As of March 31, 2019, Garanti BBVA provides a wide range of financial services to its close to 16.7 million customers with 18,295 employees through an extensive distribution network of 922 domestic branches, 7 foreign branches in Cyprus and one in Malta, and 3 international representative offices in Dusseldorf and Shanghai. Garanti BBVA offers an omni-channel convenience with seamless experience across all channels with 5,197 ATMs, an award winning Call Center, internet, mobile and social banking platforms, all built on cutting-edge technological infrastructure.