In March, 2007"Sibirsky" Branch of ZAO Raiffeisenbank Austria startedoffering a new service to its customers: individual consultations oninvestment of personal savings– “Investment Saturdays”.
Under the program every Saturday any individual concerned can fix andappointment and get a consultation on investment products provided byRaiffeisenbank and its subsidiaries– Raiffeisen Capital and NPF Raiffeisen that include unit investment trusts, non-state retirement provision, mandatory retirement insurance and deposits. Apart from provision of detailed information about the methods of saving and increasing one''s funds the experts of the Bank help identify the optimal investment options that would meet goals and needs of every client.
Commenting on this news, Johann Jonach, CEO of ZAO RaiffeisenbankAustria, said that"in the context of overall growth of the Russianeconomy and improvement in the well-being of the country''s population wecan observe the rapidly increasing demand for investment products.Customers display keen interest not only in well-known and populardeposits but also pay attention to more complex products, such as unitinvestment trusts and retirement plans. Seeking to meet our clients''needs we are glad to offer a new service - Investment Saturdays– which will enable our clients to get the necessary objective information and choose the most suitable investment option on a weekend in a most comfy atmosphere."
Andrey Pochesnyev, Director of"Sibirsky" Branch of ZAO RaiffeisenbankAustria, stressed that"despite their keen interest in the matter thecustomers are still somewhat apprehensive of investment products,primarily because of the information deficit. Thanks to the new service- Investment Saturdays– we hope to provide our clients with as much information as possible about all the new opportunities offered by Raiffeisenbank, Raiffeisen Capital and NPF Raiffeisen, and become their real partner in the matters of personal finance management."
Investment Saturdays are held every Saturday on the premises of"Sibirsky" Branch office based at the following address: Novosibirsk,ul. Uritskogo 20. You can arrange an appointment by telephone +7 (383)210 59 17, or by electronic email@example.com
ZAO Raiffeisenbank Austria is ranked 10th in terms of assets amongRussian largest banks based on 2006 results (Interfax-CEA). At present,the Bank has 24 branches in Moscow, 5 branches in Saint Petersburg andregional branches in Yekaterinburg, Samara, Novosibirsk, Chelyabinsk,Nizhny Novgorod, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk and Perm. Among the leadingretail banks of Russia, Raiffeisenbank ranks 8th both in terms ofprivate lending and private deposits based on 2006 results(Interfax-CEA).
ZAO Raiffeisenbank Austria is an affiliate of RaiffeisenInternazional Bank Holding AG (Raiffeisen Internazional), withsubsidiary banks and leasing companies in 16 CEE markets. The Bankserves 11.7 million customers at more than 2,775 business outlets, andalso has representative offices in Lithuania and Moldova. RaiffeisenInternational is a fully consolidated subsidiary of RaiffeisenZentralbank Osterreich AG (RZB), which owns 70 per cent of the commonstock. The remaining 30 per cent is free float; the shares are traded onthe Vienna Stock Exchange. RZB is a leading corporate and investmentbank in Austria and the central institution of the Austrian RaiffeisenBanking Group, the country''s largest banking organization.