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Russia’s Raiffeisenbank banks on victory

Raiffeisenbank is an Official Sponsor of the 2013 IIHF World Hockey Championship, which will be held in Sweden and Finland from 3 to 19 May.

Before this event, Raiffeisenbank has launched a special advertising campaign with one of the most famous Russian hockey players, Ilia Kovalchuk.

«Customers of Raiffeisenbank are successful people, for whom the quality of banking services is very important. We do everything to ensure that our clients’ success exceeds expectations — Russia has a great track record in hockey and we hope that this will be continued again with excellent results,» said Andrey Stepanenko, Deputy Chairman of the Board, Head of Retail Private Individuals and Small Enterprises Directorate of ZAO Raiffeisenbank.

ZAO Raiffeisenbank is a subsidiary of Raiffeisen Bank International AG. Raiffeisenbank ranks 12th among the Russian banks in terms of assets, based on 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.


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