Uniastrum Bank 2010 Results Show 50% Increase in Payment Card Distribution

In 2010 Uniastrum issued over 216,000 new payment cards compared with around 147,000 in the previous year. As of year-start 2011 the lender distributed more than 715,000 cards. - January 30, 2011

Russian Bank for Development Grants - Uniastrum Special-Purpose Loan of Rb 1.3 Bn to Support Small and Midsized Business

Further to their successful partnership in Q410, Uniastrum and RBD signed a new agreement under the 5-year Co-Financing Program - January 27, 2011

Uniastrum Joins List of Banks Partnering with Moscow Region SME Credit Assistance Fund

Under the agreement, concluded in late 2010, the Fund will guarantee a total cap of Rb 28 mn. - January 23, 2011

Uniastrum Bank Offers New Card Services

Uniastrum customers applying for a card with a planned overdraft facility can now enjoy extra peace of mind with unemployment and/or accident insurance, safe in the knowledge that if the insured event occurs the outstanding balance owed to the Bank will be paid by the insurer. - January 20, 2011

Uniastrum Places 31st in Top-300 Universal Bank Rankings for 9M10

A survey report on Russia’s “Most Profitable and Successful Banks in 9M10” released by RosBusinessConsulting news agency shows Uniastrum ranking 67th among the country’s 100 top-performing lenders - January 01, 2011

Uniastrum Bank Strikes Up Partnership with Regional Guarantee Fund in Volgograd Region

Under the partnership agreement the Fund is to guarantee a total cap of Rb 10 mn, thus helping local authorities press ahead with their long-term region-wide SME program. - December 30, 2010

Uniastrum Bank and OPORA Russia Ink Cooperation Agreement

Predicated on the signatories’ mutual commitment to promote small and midsized business interests in Russia and to work together to address ongoing SME concerns, the agreement aims, among other objectives, to provide the nation’s entrepreneurs with affordable banking solutions on easy terms. - December 26, 2010

Uniastrum Debuts New Range of Auto Loan Programs

Rates on the Bank’s new line of affordable automobile financing options “U-Auto” begin at 12.9% and 11.9% APR for retail and corporate clients, respectively - December 18, 2010

Uniastrum Forges Partnership with Udmurtia SME Credit Assistance Guarantee Fund

Under the agreement the Fund will guarantee a total cap of Rb 10 mn to small and midsized businesses taking out loans with Uniastrum Bank - December 15, 2010

Uniastrum Gains Top-30 Retail Bank Ranking

Figures published in November by popular Russian business weekly Kommersant-Dengi show Uniastrum Bank’s retail loan portfolio tipping the scales at near Rb 19 bn as of October 1, 2010. - December 03, 2010

Uniastrum Bank Holds Press Conference on Strategic Development

Timed to coincide with the launch of a flagship office in downtown Moscow, the press conference on November 18 focused on the strategic rollout of Uniastrum’s retail segment. - November 25, 2010

Uniastrum Launches Special Loan Program for Rental Business

Uniastrum Bank moves ahead with its first lending scheme geared toward the needs of small and midsized enterprises operating on the commercial and residential property market. - November 25, 2010

Uniastrum Makes Consumer Borrowing Even Easier

U-Money loans now start at Rb 50,000 - November 11, 2010

Uniastrum Launches Discount Program for Cardholders in Saint Petersburg

Uniastrum cardholders can now enjoy cut-price holidays and car deals with the Bank’s partner companies in Saint-Petersburg - November 09, 2010

Uniastrum Bank Sponsors Small Business and Government Assistance Conference

Taking part in the conference in Ufa on October 27 was Uniastrum’s Vice President for Small Business Development, Svetlana Chubakova - October 30, 2010

Russian Bank for Development Loans Uniastrum 1.1 Billion Rubles to Assist Small and Midsized Business

Repayable in 5 years, the special-purpose loan is part of a co-financing initiative geared toward implementing the Government SME Lending Program. - October 28, 2010

Uniastrum Bank Starts New Lending Program

The Bank’s new product U-Balance makes Paying Off Loans Easier and Cheaper. - October 28, 2010

Uniastrum Bank Sponsors Russia - Cyprus Business Forum

In line with its rollout strategy and the strengthening of business ties between Russia and Cyprus, Uniastrum Bank, member of the Bank of Cyprus Group, sponsored the Russia-Cyprus Business Forum held in Nicosia as part of the official visit to the Republic of Cyprus by Russian President Dmitri Medvedev. - October 16, 2010

Uniastrum Bank to Allocate Nearly Rb 2 bn to Moscow City Hall Partnership Program in 2010-2011

On September 7 the Moscow Administration reconferred authorized bank status on Uniastrum Bank for a further 18 months, simultaneously approving the lender’s partnership program with the Moscow Authorities in 2010-2011. - October 10, 2010

Uniastrum Bank Charity Work Receives High Praise at IV Russian Banking Festival in Montenegro

Every year in Montenegro the Russian Banking Festival organized by the Association of Russian Banks and the National Bank Club brings together many of the leading lights of the banking sector. This year’s awards ceremony saw Uniastrum walk away with the “Most Charitable Bank” prize. - October 02, 2010

Number of Uniastrum Bank SME Loans More Than Doubles

In the first half of 2010, Uniastrum issued small and midsized enterprises twice the amount of credit disbursed to this segment in the year-earlier period, placing it 6th by SME portfolio size in rankings released by RosBusinessConsulting news agency. - October 02, 2010

When Choosing a Deposit Account, Always Look for a Bank with Generous Interest Rates and High Reliability

This August Uniastrum Bank conducted a survey to find out what customers look for above all when choosing a deposit account. Taking part in the survey were Uniastrum retail deposit holders. - September 26, 2010

Uniastrum Banks Begins Cooperation with Greek-Russian Chamber of Commerce

The Bank is to act as a mediator between Russian business interests and the Greek-Russian Chamber of Commerce by organizing and coordinating business links between Greece and the Russian Federation - September 25, 2010

Evgeny Tutkevich Appointed Chairman of Uniastrum Management Board

After securing the necessary approvals from the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, Uniastrum’s Board of Directors has appointed Evgeny Tutkevich Chairman of the Management Board, effective September 10, 2010. - September 17, 2010

Uniastrum Cements Its Position in Saint Petersburg Auto Finance Market

The Bank dramatically increased its share of the Saint Petersburg auto credit market just two months after launching its Uni SPG loan program. - September 13, 2010

Uniastrum Increases Payment Card Spending Limits

The Bank is now offering loyal customers 25% more credit. - September 13, 2010

Uniastrum Bank Places 31st by Credit Portfolio Volume in RBC Top-500 Rankings

New data released by RosBusinessConsulting news agency show Uniastrum’s overall credit portfolio expanding over 60% year-on-year as of July 1, 2010. - September 13, 2010

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