|UNIBANK is one of the biggest private banks of Azerbaijan. The paid-up charter capital of the Bank equals USD 7.55 mln at the moment, while the consolidated capital of the Bank exceeds USD 15 11 mln
UNIBANK is the first private bank in Azerbaijan to have had the European Bank for Re-construction and Development, one of the biggest international finance institutions, among its shareholders.
UNIBANK is one of the first Azeri banks to lay the foundations of long-term co-operation with the German-Azeri Fund (GAF), which was established under the agreement between the governments of Germany and the Azerbaijan Republic in 1999 in order to implement the Small and Medium Business Financing Programme. The funds of the GAF are allocated by the German bank KfW (Kreditanstalt fuer Wiederaufbau).
The fact that UniBank has been awarded a good range of remarkable international awards testifies to the leading position of the Bank in the Azeri market. The awards include:
The Most Actively Development Bank in the Trade Facilitation Programme of the EBRD in Azerbaijan in 2003, awarded by the EBRD in April 2004
The Fastest-Growing Bank of Azerbaijan, by the reputable finance and business magazine The Banker (England); awarded in January 2005
The Best Bank in Azerbaijan 2005, by the reputable finance and business magazine Euromoney (England); awarded in July 2005
The Bank of the Year 2005 in Azerbaijan, by The Banker; awarded in September 2005