Sparebank 1 BV, formerly Sparebank1 Buskerud-Vestfold (the Bank), is a Norway-based regional bank. It is primarily active in Buskerud, Kongsberg, Drammen and Vestfold in Norway. It is engaged in the provision of a range of banking and related products and services to both private clients and small and middle-sized enterprises. Its products and services include financing, payment processing, savings accounts, insurance and real estate services. The Bank is active through branches in Drammen, Kongsberg, Hvittingfoss, Horten, Tonsberg, Sandefjord, Larvik and Stavern. As of December 31, 2011, the Bank had three direct wholly owned subsidiaries, namely EiendomsMegler 1 Buskerud Vestfold AS, Georg Solberg AS and Imingen Holding AS. Additionally, it had one indirect subsidiary, Parkeringsplassen AS, and three associated companies. Sparebank1 BV is a member of the SpareBank1 bank alliance, which comprises 15 independent Norwegian banks.