December 9, 2008, at the MICE stock exchange Raiffeisenbank offered documentary interest-bearing non-convertible bonds of 04 series worth 10 billion Russian rubles.
Maturity term — 5 years. Offer — 3 years.
The coupon rate determined through tender amounted to 13.5% per annum. Duration of the coupon periods — 182 days.
The rating assigned to this bond issue by Fitch Ratings is AAA(rus) according to national scale.
ZAO Raiffeisenbank acts as the issue arranger.
ZAO Raiffeisenbank is a subsidiary of Raiffeisen International Bank-Holding AG. Raiffeisenbank is the largest foreign-owned bank in Russia, ranking 8th in terms of assets among top Russian banks based on 3Q 2008 results (Interfax-CEA). According to Interfax-CEA, ZAO Raiffeisenbank ranked 4th in Russia in terms of private deposits and 6th in consumer lending in Russia based on 3Q 2008 results.
On 24th September, Raiffeisenbank completed the placing of its additional share issue with a total nominal value of 14.8 billion rubles. The registered capital of the bank increased by 68% and is now at 36.7 billion rubles. The net profit of Raiffeisenbank according to the results of the third quarter of 2008 was 8.5 billion rubles (according to the RAS).
Raiffeisen International operates one of the largest banking networks in CEE. 17 markets in Europes growth region are covered by subsidiary banks, leasing companies and a range of other financial service providers. 14.6 million customers are serviced in more than 3,100 business outlets. Raiffeisen International is a fully consolidated subsidiary of Raiffeisen Zentralbank Osterreich AG (RZB), which owns more than two-thirds of the common stock. The remainder is in free float, the shares are listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange. RZB is a leading corporate and investment bank in Austria and the central institution of the Austrian Raiffeisen Banking Group, the countrys largest banking group.