|Address of head office||2 Liter A, Rastrelli sq., Saint-Petersburg, 191124, Russia|
About the bank: BANK “ROSSIYA” is a universal financial and credit institution offering a full range of banking services to corporate and individual clients. It was registered in 1990 and is one of the first financial and credit organizations in the country. The Bank has lost-free gone through all financial crises of the 1990’s, has kept its assets and has always carried out its obligations to clients in due time.
From the very beginning of its operation the Bank’s activity has been directed at the support of enterprises of vital industries. Our style of business is based, on the one hand, on reasonable conservatism coupled with discretion and flexibility in the financial policy, duly and extensive development of new products and technologies, on the other hand.
In 2008 the Bank managed to achieve stably high financial results. Limitation of investments in securities as a result of moderately conservative policy of funds investment as well as dynamic development of corporate business became a keystone of success.
As of 2008 year-end assets of the Bank have increased by 83% and reached RUR 105.1 billion. Average level of working assets in 2008 remained stably high and amounted to 89%. This indicator confirms high efficiency of the use of own and attracted funds by the Bank. As of 2008 year-end capital of BANK “ROSSIYA” has increased by 54% and reached RUR 8.5 billion. Net profit amounted to RUR 1.132 million, rate of increase – 29%.
The Bank grew and developed as the large regional bank serving the leading enterprises of the Northwest region and first of all those of Saint-Petersburg. In 2000, the Bank began its expansion to other regions: at first due to the opening of its branch in Moscow, then due to attraction on service (including remote service) of the federal scale clients with divisions in various regions of the country. BANK “ROSSIYA” leaves open the possibility of its further expansion both to the Russian market and beyond.
The Bank realizes a policy of peak business efficiency by investing into various sectors of the economy. Today the Bank group includes the most dynamically developing insurer SOGAZ group, group of leasing companies “Zest”, National Media Group including REN-TV and Broadcasting Company “Petersburg - the 5th Channel”, “National Telecommunications” and a number of service companies.
BANK “ROSSIYA” offers a comprehensive range of bank services to its clients. The Bank holds the general banking license and the license of a professional participant of the securities market for realization of dealer, broker and custody activity. In 2007 the Bank obtained the FFMS license on security management. The bank is a member of the mandatory deposit insurance system.
Its transparency and real commercial success made the Bank reliable for the foreign partners. In 2009, the international rating agency Fitch Ratings confirmed the long-term issuer default rating (IDR) at B- (B minus) with a Stable Outlook, short-term rating B, national scale long-term rating BB-(rus) with a Stable Outlook, individual rating D/E, support rating – 5.
The Bank adheres to an active social position, providing sponsorship to the cultural facilities, public health services, welfare funds and other establishments. The Bank has been directly involved in the renewal of Scarlet Sails - the city’s celebration of school graduates - this long established tradition dating from the end of the 1960s. This festival takes place during white nights period in June and draws increasing attention from year to year. From 2005 millions of citizens and guests of the city are seeing colorful show taking place on squares and quays of Saint-Petersburg. In recent years this festival was broadcast live in more than 70 regions of our country.
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