"Top representatives of Bank Melli Iran, the country’s biggest bank, and Spain’s Aresbank met on Tuesday to prepare the ground for expanding ties in the near future." (Financial Tribune, "Bank Melli Iran Enhancing Ties with Spain's Aresbank," 2/28/2018).
In January 2017, the Reserve Bank of India (“RBI”), based on information obtained from the Indian Embassy in Tehran, named Aresbank, S.A. (“Aresbank”) as one of a number of international banks with correspondent banking relationships with Iranian banks. (RBI Website, “FAQs [Names of International banks which have entered into a correspondent banking relationship with Iranian banks],” 1/19/2017).
Aresbank is noted for conducting business with U.S. Banks and Iran. (Avi Jorisch,"Iran's Dirty Banking", 2010)