The General Savings Bank of Canary CajaCanarias is a savings to the Canary Islands (Spain), headquartered in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. This is the first financial institution in the Canary Islands. CajaCanarias has more than 1,600 direct employees and a network of more than two hundred offices throughout the islands.
The General Savings Bank of the Canary Islands arose from the merger, March 23, 1984, the two savings banks in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife: the General Savings Bank and Monte de Piedad de Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Insular Savings Bank of La Palma.
The General Savings Bank and Monte de Piedad de Santa Cruz de Tenerife was born under the Royal Order of the Ministry of the Interior of April 13, 1910, which approved its founding statutes, which had been prepared and submitted to the Ministry of Lab our on September 23, 1908. Subsequently, on March 15, 1911, opened to the public the first Office of the Bank.