We’ve grown into a global success story
We employ more than 59,000 people worldwide. In New Zealand and Australia, we have over 900 employees who specialise in providing customised banking and finance solutions to businesses involved in all points along the food and agribusiness value chain. Rabobank New Zealand & Australia has the benefit of the Rabobank Group’s more than 110 years of experience in food and agribusiness.
We entered the Australasian market in 1990 with the acquisition of the Primary Industry Bank of Australia (PIBA), establishing a representative office in Sydney. We registered our first branch in New Zealand in 1996, closely followed by the purchase of Wrightson Farmers Finance Ltd in 1998.
Now, as the equal third lender to primary producers in New Zealand and the second largest in Australia - in New Zealand Rabobank operates in four core businesses, with a primary focus on Rural Financial Services, Corporate Financial Services, Business Banking and RaboDirect. Rabobank provides a global commercialism founded on a tradition of cooperation, knowledge and customer focus.
At home in New Zealand and Australia
Rabobank currently has 30 locations in New Zealand and 53 locations throughout Australia, employing over 900 people.