Joint Stock Company “TransCreditBank” (General banking license #2142 from the Bank of Russia), established in November 1992, is a top-15 Russian bank by assets. The Bank provides a full range of banking services to corporate and retail clients, including lending, deposit taking, account and payroll services, international settlements, transactions with precious metals, stock market operations, retail financing, debit and credit cards issuance and express money transfers.
Shareholders of TransCreditBank include JSC VTB Bank (Moody’s: Baa1, S&P and Fitch: BBB) and JSC “Russian Railways” (Moody’s: Baa1, S&P and Fitch: BBB). VTB Bank held a 74.37% stake in TransCreditBank as at August 1, 2011. It acquired a 43.2% stake of TransCreditBank in December 2010 and signed a shareholder agreement and a sale and purchase agreement with Russian Railways on July 15, 2011, for a 54.39% stake in TransCreditBank, of which the 29.39% share was acquired in July 2011. VTB may purchase the remaining share from Russian Railways from July 1, 2012 to December 31, 2013. Russian Railways keeps 25%+1 share of TransCreditBank, continues to participate in management of the Bank and remains its key client.
TransCreditBank offers lending, factoring, leasing, settlement, deposit-taking services, project & trade finance to over 38,000 corporate clients (as at July 1, 2011). The Bank has particularly strong expertise in servicing clients in the transportation and infrastructure sectors. While Russian Railways remains its anchor client, TransCreditBank has a diversified client base, including major Russian companies in manufacturing, infrastructure construction, power generation, telecom, mining, oil & gas, and chemical industries.
TransCreditBank serves almost 3 million retail customers. The Bank offers mainly consumer and mortgage loans, and was a No. 5 mortgage lender in Russia in 2010, according to RBC,Rating. With 2.2 million cards in circulation (Visa and MasterCard), as at July 1, 2011, TransCreditBank was a top-4 Russian bank as at July 1, 2011.
The Bank’s extensive network of almost 300 offices covers over 190 cities and communities across Russia (as of July 1, 2011). TransCreditBank is a top-5 bank by the number of ATMs in Russia, according to RBC.Rating. As at July 1, 2011 it operated 2,419 ATMs and 4,213 POS terminals.
The Bank reported a net profit of RUB 3.1 billion (USD 110.3 million) in 1H:2011, up 11.6% YoY. The positive trend of increasing core income (net interest income and net fee & commission income) continued in the second quarter of 2011, and the overall core income growth in the first six months of 2011 amounted to 34.6% YoY to RUB 11.3 billion. Operating income increased 22.3% to RUB 12.8 billion. Return on average assets (ROA) was 1.5%, and return on average equity (ROE) was 21.1%.
The Bank has the following credit ratings: Ba1 (Stable) from Moody’s and BB+ (Stable) from Standard & Poor’s.
TransCreditBank’s total assets were RUB 426.9 billion (USD 15.2 billion) as at June 30, 2011, gross loan portfolio was RUB 297.0 billion (USD 10.6 billion), and total equity RUB 30.5 billion (USD 1.1 billion), according to IFRS.
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