According to Cbonds Information Agency Raiffeisen Bank International Group ranked 2nd by number of deals among mandated lead arrangers in the syndicated loans market in Russia and CIS in 2014, leading and arranging the syndicated facilities for 14 borrowers of different industries and sectors including a USD 400 ml bridge loan for Acron, a USD 250 ml loan for Kaspersky Lab, a USD 1.8 bl revolving loan for VimpelCom and others.
«Raiffeisenbank together with Raiffeisen Bank International AG retained leadership positions in the syndicated loans market in Russia and CIS in 2014 despite uneasy situation on financial markets», says Nikita Patrakhin, Head of Markets and Investment Banking Directorate, Member of the Board of ZAO Raiffeisenbank.
AO Raiffeisenbank is a subsidiary of Raiffeisen Bank International AG. Raiffeisenbank ranks 13th among the Russian banks in terms of assets, based on 2014 results (Interfax-CEA). According to the same Interfax-CEA data, AO Raiffeisenbank ranked 6th in terms of liabilities of individuals and 9th with regard to consumer lending.
Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) regards both Austria, where it is a leading corporate and investment bank, as well as 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 15 markets. In total, around 56,000 employees service 14.6 million customers through approximately 2,900 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 60.7 per cent of the shares, 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.