On December 7, 2012 at the 10th Russian Bond Congress in St. Petersburg the winners received their awards at the annual Cbonds Awards based on a poll conducted among participants in the Russian debt market. Raiffeisenbank received awards in six categories:
«We are very pleased that members of the Russian bond market have so highly rated the work of our team in the past year. We are also very pleased that in the year since our first issue, we have been able to engage our professional readers with our analytical reviews. Next year I and my colleagues will work hard to justify the trust of investors and issuers and to promote the local debt market,» said Nikita Patrakhin, Board Member and Head of Corporate Finance and Investment operations at Raiffeisenbank.
The Cbonds Awards were established by the Cbonds news agency. The winners and runners up are determined by a poll conducted on the Cbonds.info website.
ZAO Raiffeisenbank is a subsidiary of Raiffeisen Bank International AG. Raiffeisenbank ranks 11th among the Russian banks in terms of assets, based on Q3 2012 results (Interfax-CEA). According to the same Interfax-CEA data, ZAO Raiffeisenbank ranked 5th in terms of liabilities of individuals and 10th with regard to consumer lending.
Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) 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. 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. In total, around 61,000 employees service about 14.1 million customers through around 3,100 business outlets, the great majority of which are located in CEE. 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, the remainder is in free float. RBI’s shares are listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange. 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.