FrÚttir

  • In April 2013 BYR filed a recision case against Islandsbanki hf. and claimed repayment of bonds it had redeemed prior to maturity.  The payments were made in February and March 2009 and totaled ISK 161 million.
  • Creditors meeting of Byr Savings Bank will be held on Wednesday, 26 February 2014, at 10 AM.
  • As a part of the winding-up proceedings, the Winding-up Board reviewed whether any bonds issued by BYR or its predecessors had been redeemed prior to maturity.

Byr Savings Bank

Byr Sparisjóður is mainly founded on the merger of four Icelandic savings banks:
  • Sparisjóður Vélstjóra
  • Sparisjóður Hafnarfjarðar
  • Sparisjóður Kópavogs
  • Sparisjóður Norðlendinga
 
Sparisjóður Vélstjóra and Sparisjóður Hafnarfjarðar merged on 1 December 2006 to form Byr Sparisjóður.
  • Sparisjóður Vélstjóra was founded in 1961.
  • Sparisjóður Hafnarfjarðar was founded in 1902 on the grounds of Sparisjóður Álftaneshrepps founded in 1875.
 
Sparisjóður Kópavogs merged with Byr Sparisjóður on 1 November 2007.
  • Sparisjóður Kópavogs was founded in 1954.
 
Sparisjóður Norðlendinga merged with Byr Sparisjóður on 1 April 2008.
  • Sparisjóður Norðlendinga was founded in 2007 when two savings banks merged, Sparisjóður Akureyrar og Arnarneshrepps and Sparisjóður Glæsibæjarhrepps.
  • Sparisjóður Akureyrar, founded in 1932, and Sparisjóður Arnarneshrepps, founded in 1884, merged in 1988 to form Sparisjóð Akureyrar og Arnarneshrepps.
  • Sparisjóður Glæsibæjarhrepps was founded in 1908.