The award is testimony to the bank’s relationship management, privacy and security, range of investment products, net-worth-specific services and family office services. It is worth mentioning that this is second international award to be bestowed on UkrSibbank Private Banking. In 2011 Euromoney also named UkrSibbank the Best Private Banking Service Provider in Ukraine. Moreover business magazine Investgazeta named UkrSibbank the Best Private Banking in the Ukrainian Banker Awards 2012 rating.
“The attention of reputable international experts to the Ukrainian private banking market underlines the potential of this segment. This prestigious award is undeniable evidence of UkrSibbank’s leadership in the sphere of wealth management and the bank’s reliability,” said Oleksiy Alexandrov, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board at UkrSibbank BNP Paribas Group. “Private Banking is based on the foundation of trust, and the understanding of this principle allowed us to achieve such success. In 2012, amid the market turmoil, we managed to increase our client base in the premium segment by 33%. That is to say, client confidence in the UkrSibbank Private Banking brand grew by one-third. We will devote a lot of effort to maintain this positive trend.”
UkrSibbank Private Banking has been providing financial services for wealthy individuals for over seven years. The bank was already present in Ukraine’s most promising regions as early as 2006, when UkrSibbank opened the doors of its six Private Banking offices in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Donetsk, Odesa, Lviv, and Dnipropetrovsk.
Euromoney magazine (London) has been publishing since 1969. Its target audience includes bankers, financial analysts, institutional investors, governmental financial and banking authorities, etc. Since 1991, the magazine has been granting annual Awards for Excellence to leaders in banking, financial, and investment business.
JSC “UkrSibbank” (www.ukrsibbank.com) was registered on June 18, 1990. Banking license No.75 and General license for currency transactions No.75 issued by the NBU on 05.10.2011. As of 01.02.2013: net assets – UAH 27,66 bln., capital – UAH 2.59 bln., loan and investment portfolio – UAH 16.63 bln., corporate customers’ funds – UAH 11.14 bln., individuals’ funds – UAH 10.35 bln. Regional network currently numbers 650 branches throughout Ukraine, the ATM network – above 1600 units – is #3 in the country. 84.99% of shares of JSC “UkrSibbank” are held by BNP Paribas Group, 15% of shares are held by EBRD. The Bank is audited by International Company LLC AF “PriceWaterhouseCoopers” (Audit) and audit firm LLC “AF “South Star”.
BNP Paribas (www.bnpparibas.com) has a presence in nearly 80 countries with almost 200,000 employees, including more than 150,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its three core activities: Retail Banking, Investment Solutions and Corporate & Investment Banking. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail banking model across Mediterranean basin countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia.