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2015 – 2016


November 2016: Platinum Bank’s Platinum Standards are named the best at the All-Ukrainian Practical Conference on HR Strategies: Informal Training

November 2016: the bank’s corporate newspaper Platinum News is ranked third in the Best Corporate Media of Ukraine 2016 nomination of the contest held by the Association of Corporate Media of Ukraine

November 2016: according to a rating by the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine, Platinum Bank is ranked among the top 20 largest taxpayers in banking industry

September 2016: the bank is a sponsor of the twenty third Publishers Forum in Lviv

September 2016: Platinum Bank is ranked among the top 25 safest banks for deposits in a rating by Forbes

August 2016: according to NBU’s official statistics, the bank is ranked among the top 10 largest Ukrainian banks in terms of individual financing provided in 2016 and the leader in terms of growth of individual hryvnia deposits

August 2016: Platinum Bank presents the new payment portal

April 2016: the bank launches Platinum Lab, a laboratory of financial innovations

December 2015: Platinum Bank marks its tenth anniversary

December 2015: the bank’s marketing team finishes first in Effie Awards’ financial category Best Marketing Team

December 2015: the bank is ranked third at the contest of marketing communications Best Marketing Innovations

September 2015: we take active part in the twenty second Publishers Forum in Lviv as a forum’s partner

July 2015: the bank’s first-ever image campaign on financial literacy for children, held as part of the bank’s CSR

May 2015: Platinum Bank is ranked 21st in the Financial Club’s Rating of 50 Leading Banks

May 2015: Platinum Bank receives the Business newspaper’s Award for Active and Innovative Strategy in the Individual Deposits and Individual Financing Sphere, and becomes the winner in the Consumer’s Choice nomination of the 2014 Financial Oscar rating

March 2015: Platinum Bank successfully passes a scheduled audit by the Individual Deposit Insurance Fund. The bank fulfils all indispensable conditions for membership in the IDIF. Positive results of the audit prove the bank’s safety, and represent indicators of the bank’s financial strength for our partners and customers

February 2015: according to a study by EY, Platinum Bank is ranked first among large Ukrainian companies in terms of personnel involvement degree

February 2015: Platinum Bank’s Press Service is ranked among the top 10 best bank press services based on a survey of financial journalists by NOKs fishes, a public opinion survey company specializing in media research and reputation analysis


Platinum Bank for the community


November 2016: Platinum Bank donates over 500 plants to Ukrainian hospitals as part of its socio-environmental initiative of greening public medical institutions

October 2016: the bank collects over 1000 books for children’s homes

September 2016: Platinum Bank demonstrates the best CSR and sustained development practices in the CIS

June 2016: Donorship with Platinum Bank project collects almost 30 liters of blood

May 2016: 240 Platinum Bank employees ran the 5-Kilometer Distance of Kindness in support of the Center for Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery of Ukraine’s Health Ministry

September 2015: launch of 5 educational video clips on financial literacy for adults from Platinum Bank’s experts

July 2015: the bank’s first-ever image campaign on financial literacy for children




November 2014: we win gold and silver at Effie Awards, and our bank’s marketing team is named the best in the financial market in 2014

September 2014: the safety of Platinum Bank’s deposit programs is confirmed by a Standard Rating Agency’s quarterly study

Summer 2014: the security of customers’ personal data stored in Platinum Bank’s online banking system is confirmed by a study by Our bank is ranked as an A bank (excellent grade)

April 2014: InvestGazeta names Platinum Bank one of the most innovative banks in 2013. The bank also becomes the leader in the Deal of the Year nomination

March 2014: Platinum Bank is ranked among the top 5 most popular banks in Yandex among residents of Ukraine according to Ukraine Today:

January 2014: Platinum Bank receives worthy rankings in various mass media ratings. According to Business newspaper’s 2014 financial rating, the bank is

 noted “for Active and Innovative Strategy in the Individual Deposits and Individual Financing Sphere” in the Consumer’s Choice nomination

 ranked 25th in the Money magazine’s Rating of Safety and Financial Results of Large and Largest Banks in 1Q 2015

 ranked 21st in the Financial Club’s Rating of 50 Leading Banks, and noted in several other nominations

November 2013: Platinum Bank changes shareholders. The bank’s major shareholders are now a group of financial shareholders, including European Infrastructure Investment Company (ЕIIC, Luxembourg)

May 2013: Platinum Bank is ranked by GVardia among the top 3 most socially responsible companies in Ukraine

April 2013: Platinum Bank receives a worthy 37th ranking among the 176 banks participating in the annual Rating of 50 Leading Banks of Ukraine by Kommersant Ukraine Publishing House

March 2013: Platinum Bank launches Prosto Card, a new credit card with the simplest possible financing and maintenance terms

March 2013: Platinum Bank is ranked by Expert among the top 10 safest banks

March 2013: Platinum Bank is ranked among the top 5 most popular banks in Yandex among residents of Ukraine according to Ukraine Today:, thanks to vivid positioning, broad geography of presence, active support of the bank’s groups in social networks, quality of customer service and activity in advertising and PR spheres

February 2013: Platinum Bank is ranked second at Readers’ Choice Awards, a contest of non-financial reports

December 2012: the bank is again named among the leaders in 2012 Ukrainian Banker Awards nominations:

 The Best Deposit Product (Cash Every Month): ranked first

 The Best Retail Bank: ranked second

 The Most Innovative Bank: ranked second

October 2012: the bank is ranked 4th among the 30 participants of InvestGazeta’s rating of the most electronic banks of Ukraine

October 2012: Kompanion names Platinum Bank “A Company That Inspires” for an apt combination of unconventionality, systemicity and humaneness in financial relationships

August 2012: Platinum Click’s birthday

May-July 2012: the bank successfully passes a comprehensive audit by the NBU

July 2012: for the second year in a row, the bank becomes one of the leaders in the advertiser transparency rating

June 2012: the bank launches an own wage project

April 2012: Platinum Bank wins the 2012 IVIN Prize at an all-Ukrainian forum of online marketing for the active presence in social networks!

March 2012: Platinum Bank is ranked by Expert among the top 10 safest banks, and receives a worthy 30th ranking in Kommersant’s Rating of 50 Leading Banks of Ukraine

March 2012: our bank is named first in GVardia’s rating of openness and systemicity in financial sector

December 2011: thanks to the idea of Loans Without Paper Monsters, Platinum Bank becomes a laureate of the 2011 Effie Awards Ukraine, an international contest of advertising effectiveness

November 2011: Platinum Bank is named among the top five best employers in Ukraine among large companies with over 1,000 employees (based on the results of the personnel involvement survey: The Best Employers in 2011)

June 2011: Platinum Bank launches a new sales channel: Platinum Light. It features sales outlets with an ATM, located in retail centers

March 2011: according to data by the NBU, Platinum Bank is ranked among the top 20 banks providing individual financing in the national currency as of 1 January

March 2011: Platinum Bank General Director Greg Krasnoff receives the Financier of the Year prize of the nationwide 2011 Person of the Year Award

February 2011: Platinum Bank acquires Home Credit Bank Ukraine

February 2010: Platinum Bank starts organic development of its branch network in Ukraine’s key regions

April 2010: the Charter of Platinum Bank is amended in order to bring the Charter into conformity with requirements of the Law of Ukraine On Joint-Stock Companies. In particular, the bank was transformed from an open joint-stock company into a public joint-stock company

December 2010: Platinum Bank begins to issue Visa cards with the highest level of security: a chip and magnetic stripe

September 2009: all branches are now operate under the Platinum Bank brand name

March 2009: according to the latest requirements of Ukrainian law, International Mortgage Bank CJSC is registered as Platinum Bank in the Unified Register of Enterprises and Organizations of Ukraine. The bank’s legal form was changed to open joint-stock company

December 2008: IMB Group announces the start of International Mortgage Bank’s rebranding into Platinum Bank, allocating $100 million in own funds and lines of credit to purchase Ukrainian banks

May 2007: IMB Group completes an additional issuance of stock worth US 100 million. $56.2 million was paid in by the bank’s existing shareholders (Horizon Capital, East Capital, a U.S. investment bank and other minor shareholders), and the remaining $43.8 million by Warburg Pincus, a global direct investment fund. The share price was US 79.92, and after subscriptions were paid up, the company is now valued at US 263.5 million

March 2007: International Mortgage Bank (IMB) signs a ten-year $7 million line of credit contract with the International Financial Corporation (IFC), a World Bank subsidiary, on investment in private sector. This is the first base line of credit from the IFC offering mortgage financing in Ukraine

February 2007: Platinum Bank starts organic development of its branch network in Ukraine’s key regions

February 2007: another agreement with Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden on the additional $6.5 million in long-term financing

December 2006: IMB signs an agreement with Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden (the Netherlands) on US 5 million in long-term financing

June 2006: IMB Group allocates 46% of additionally-issued stock to Western shareholders in exchange for $31.5 million in additional capital

May 2006: Greg Krasnoff is appointed General Director of IMB Group Holding, immediately working out the company’s new business plan and development strategy

April 2006: IMB Group, a Cyprus-registered holding company, is jointly founded by shareholders of International Mortgage Bank and Favorite Capital

November 2005: Favorite Capital begins to issue short-term consumer loans under the Family Credit brand name

October 2005: Amber Capital (Poland) establishes Favorite Capital, a consumer financing company

March 2005: International Mortgage Bank signs an agreement with the U.S. government’s Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) on $30 million in long-term financing

January 2005: International Mortgage Bank, in which 100% of stock is held by Horizon Capital, receives a banking license from the National Bank of Ukraine

February 2004: Horizon Capital launches the International Mortgage Program jointly with ProCredit Bank


Platinum Bank for the community


November 2014: launch of a new educational project on financial literacy: Platinum Get-Together for Adults

November 2014: Platinum Bank releases its fourth report on sustained development: Platinum Bank: Orientation toward the Customer

September-November 2014: eleven computer classes are opened as part of Education of the Highest Grade nationwide contest

July 2013: over 25,000 children across Ukraine learned more about money, how to treat it responsibly and correctly manage it at Platinum Bank’s Platinum Get-Together financial literacy classes

June 2013: Platinum Bank holds the Donor’s Day and collects 44 liters of blood

May 2013: Platinum Bank opens 14 computer classes as part of Education of the Highest Grade project

December 2012: learning games and clothes for 341 children from sponsored children’s homes were bought under the Saint Nicholas’s Day project

November 2012: our bank presents the second report on sustained development: 2011: The Road to Stable Future

August 2012: 207 children received UAH 25,775 worth of gifts under Back to School project

July 2012: Odin yacht finishes first in the Championship of Ukraine

June 2012: Head Office personnel donated almost 30 liters of blood to the Regional Center for Blood Transfusion

May 2012: over 500 employees participate in the 2012 Race under Chestnuts

April 2012: we raised UAH 15,404 under Diaper Fever charitable project, and bought diapers for five children’s homes

2011: we held the Responsible Banker’s Day, during which, over 200 employees of our bank cleaned and landscaped Kyiv’s parks, gardens and children’s playgrounds

2010: launch of Platinum Get-Together project offering financial literacy lessons for children aged between 7 and 12