In 1856 the first two loans were approved.
Six departments - banking, saving, agricultural, industrial, mortgage and investment - were the backbone of the new institution.
Customers have shaped the paths that BancoEstado has travelled to the present day. It is their needs - during the different stages of Chile´s development - that have guided the steps taken by this universal bank.
During these two years, under its social role, BancoEstado dedicated to promote banking penetration and supported rebuilding the areas affected by 2010’s earthquake.
During these years, BancoEstado confirmed its social role by including millions of Chileans to financial and non-financial services.