BNF Bank PLC (London Branch)

BNF Bank PLC (London Branch)

3 months | GBP
  • FSCS protects deposits up to £85,000 per person
  • Available to open from GBP 2,000

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5.00 % AER
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About BNF Bank PLC (London Branch)

BNF Bank p.l.c. was incorporated in Malta on 27 March 2007 as Banif Bank (Malta) p.l.c., and licensed to operate as a credit institution in terms of the Banking Act. On 4 October 2016, JUD Investment Group Limited, a subsidiary of Al Faisal International for Investment, acquired a controlling stake in the Bank, and to date remains its largest shareholder. The Bank’s name was subsequently changed to BNF Bank p.l.c. In September 2019, and the Bank established BNF Bank p.l.c. (London Branch), an overseas company registered in the United Kingdom bearing company number FC036636.

BNF Bank plc (London Branch) is authorised and regulated by the Malta Financial Services Authority, Malta. Deemed authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority. Subject to regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and limited regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority. Details of the Temporary Permissions Regime, which allows EEA-based firms to operate in the UK for a limited period while seeking full authorisation, are available on the Financial Conduct Authority’s website.

The Bank is a key player in the Maltese financial services sector and has an international presence through its branch in London. The latter’s strategic focus is participation in the syndicated loan market and raising retail deposits through the Raisin platform. BNF Bank aims to be the bank of choice for individuals and businesses, driven by the highest principles of ethical and social responsibility. In Malta, the Bank offers personal and business clients highly personalised products and services, through a network of 12 retail branches equipped with automated teller machines (ATMs) and deposit machines spread across the island, a corporate and business banking centre, a local trading room, as well as a strong team of customer care representatives. Through the Commercial Banking arm, BNF Bank offers a wide array of services to retail, small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and corporate customers. With more than 200 employees, the Bank makes every effort not to treat customers as mere numbers and for this reason, the Bank has managed to carve lasting relationships with its customers while attracting new ones, who see the Bank as innovative and above all true to the promise of service personalisation. The Bank is focused on growing its own digital channels solidly founded on the notions of scalability, speed, security and stability.

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme protects deposits made into savings accounts offered by BNF Bank Plc via our marketplace up to £85,000 per person, per banking group.

Bank details

Headquarters: Malta
Year established: 2008

Security and deposit guarantee

Deposits are eligible for protection by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) The FSCS is the United Kingdom’s statutory deposit guarantee scheme that covers deposits in individual savings accounts up to £85,000, per banking group regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority or the Prudential Regulation Authority. It is available for deposits with most UK high-street and online banks and means if the bank fails, and deposits become unavailable, the scheme may cover your deposit account deposit up to the £85,000 per person, per banking group limit.

Compensation limits are per person per firm, not per deposit. Be aware that if you have other deposits with this bank (or banking group) then the £85,000 protection applies only to eligible deposits up to this limit.

Timescales for the return of your money can vary between different banks and banking groups. This bank holds funds under a trust model. Funds held under a trust model can take up to three months to be returned, but in most cases will be returned sooner than this.

Who is Raisin?

We are the UK savings marketplace for Raisin, one of Europe’s most successful technology-led financial services companies. We want to get Britain saving, so we connect savers with a range of banks and building societies offering deposit-protected savings accounts with competitive interest rates.

Using our savings marketplace is simple. By registering for a Raisin UK Account, you'll only ever need to fill in one application form. Then you can browse, apply for and fund a range of savings accounts, and manage everything under one roof. No paperwork or endless passwords to remember - just a free, easy way to grow your savings.