Banca Intesa, Citi, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, Erste Group Bank AG, FBN Bank (UK) Ltd, Garantibank International N.V., Raiffeisen Bank International AG together with ZAO Raiffeisenbank, UniCredit Group, VTB Bank (Deutschland) AG and WestLB as Mandated Lead Arrangers are pleased to announce the successful signing of the Club Term Loan Facility for Bank Zenit on Wednesday, 17 November 2010.
The Facility attracted USD 150,000,000 in commitments. Bank Zenit chose to take USD 100,000,000. The 50% oversubscription demonstrates the growing confidence and trust international investors place in the Russian banking system and in particular in Bank Zenit.
ZAO Raiffeisenbank is a subsidiary of Raiffeisen Bank International AG. Raiffeisenbank ranks 9th among the Russian banks in terms of assets, based on Q3/2010 results (Interfax-CEA). According to the same Interfax-CEA data, ZAO Raiffeisenbank ranked 6th in terms of private deposits and 8th with regard to consumer lending.
Raiffeisen Bank International AG regards both Austria, where it is a leading corporate and investment bank, and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as its home market. In CEE, RBI operates an extensive network of subsidiary banks, leasing companies and a range of other specialised financial service providers in 17 markets. 56,000 employees service about 15 million customers through around 3,000 business outlets in the region. RBI is the only Austrian bank with a presence in both the world’s financial centres and in Asia, the group’s further geographical area of focus. Raiffeisen Bank International is a fully-consolidated subsidiary of Raiffeisen Zentralbank Oesterreich AG (RZB). RZB indirectly owns around 78.5 per cent of the common stock, which is listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange; the remainder is in free float. RZB is the central institution of the Austrian Raiffeisen Banking Group, the country’s largest banking group, and serves as the group head office of the entire RZB Group, including RBI.