Founded in 1905, Banco Galicia is one of the largest private sector banks in the Argentine financial system and a leading financial services provider in the country. As a universal bank, Banco Galicia offers, through affiliated companies and a variety of distribution channels, a full spectrum of financial services to over 4.2 million customers, both individual and corporate. Banco Galicia operates one of the most extensive and diversified distribution networks among private-sector banks in Argentina, offering more than 350 points of contact with customers through its bank branches and electronic banking facilities and other 187 customer service centers corresponding to the regional credit card companies. The Bank’s customers also have access to telephone banking services and e-galicia.com, the first financial Internet portal and the first mobile payment service, respectively, established by a bank in Argentina. The Bank's main shareholder is Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A., a financial services holding company.