On 2 November 2009, ZAO Raiffeisenbank’s «Permskiy» branch celebrated three years of working.
In three years of work, the branch has demonstrated an excellent growth dynamic in its financial indicators in all business segments and come to occupy one of the leading positions amongst banks operating in Perm Region.
The director of «Permskiy» branch Roman Nebabin, discussing the branch’s operations, noted: «Thanks to ZAO Raiffeisenbank in Perm, more than three hundred families have obtained a good place to live, about two thousand Permians have acquired cars, and more than three thousand inhabitants of Prikamye have received consumer credit for their needs. Large shopping centres have been built with the branch’s participation. The integration with OAO Impexbank was the order of the day from 2006 through 2009 inclusive. Now, after solving many organizational and technical problems, we have a reason to be proud of the steps we have taken for tomorrow. This is thanks to all my colleagues: the team of professionals of Raiffeisenbank. With our successful work, we have reconfirmed Raiffeisenbank’s name as a reliable financial partner for all our clients. I would like to personally thank all the employees of the „Permskiy“ branch for their excellent work.»
As of the beginning of October 2009, the overall credit portfolio of the branch came to about 4.5 billion roubles; about 2.5 billion of that was in the corporate credit portfolio and approximately 2 billion roubles were in the individual client portfolio.
For three years, the branch has been acting as organiser of current and investment financing for large manufacturing companies, construction firms and retail companies, and has been working with big corporate developers in the sphere of commercial real estate construction financing.
The «Permskiy» branch conducts goal-oriented sponsorship and charity activities. For the third year now, the bank is lending financial support to the Theatre «U Mosta», winning the broad recognition not only of Permian lovers of the theatre arts, but also of residents of other Russian and foreign cities.
Besides, on Children’s Day, the branch traditionally gives charity donations to governmental children’s health agencies.
The «Permskiy» branch is the part of the Urals Regional Centre. Currently, ZAO Raiffeisenbank’s Urals Regional Centre includes 13 offices that operate in Ekaterinburg, Chelyabinsk, Perm, Tyumen, Surgut, Ufa, and Izhevsk. The Urals Regional Centre has more than 98 000 individual clients. The Urals Regional Centre’s corporate clients include companies from such industries as machine-building, metallurgy, transport, mining, and sales.
ZAO Raiffeisenbank is a subsidiary of Raiffeisen International Bank-Holding AG. Raiffeisenbank is ranking 9th in terms of assets among the Russian banks based on 3Q 2009 results (Interfax-CEA). According to Interfax-CEA, ZAO Raiffeisenbank ranked 5th in Russia in terms of private deposits and 8th in consumer lending in Russia based on 3Q 2009 results.
Raiffeisen International operates one of the largest banking networks in CEE, covering 17 markets across the region through subsidiary banks, leasing companies and a range of other financial service providers. The group’s nearly 59,000 employees service around 15 million customers via more than 3,100 business outlets. Raiffeisen International is a fully-consolidated subsidiary of Raiffeisen Zentralbank Osterreich AG (RZB), which owns about 70 per cent of the common stock. The remainder is in free float, with the shares 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 country’s largest banking group.