Platinum Bank presents cruising yacht regatta “Dobryy spomyn 2009”
On 25th of September 2009 at 12.00 the parade – opening of the first stage of cruising yacht regatta “Dobryy spomyn 2009” will be held. The general sponsor of the action is Platinum Bank. More than 50 yachts of different types and classes will take part in the regatta, at the head of the best yachtsmen in the capital and Kiev region. The chairperson of regatta committee is Shcherbakov Sergey, referee of national category, acting as a president of sailing sport federation of Ukraine, the head coach of Ukrainian team on sailing sport.
Greg Krasnov, general director of Platinum Bank, mentioned: “For us it is a great pleasure to have the possibility to be a sponsor of cruising yacht regatta. Yachting sport is a symbol of freedom, which provides with exact knowledge that allows determining the safe route, getting around the mountains and shoals. And here the similarity of sailing sport and banking market lies; these are the spheres, which require the knowledge, experience and flexibility in the analysis of current situations. I am sure that the banking market of Ukraine will get from the economic race as a winner as the participants of regatta, who will receive the maximal energy and inspiration from participation in it”.
The cruising yacht regatta “Dobryy spomyn 2009” will be held on 26th-27th of September:
• On 26th of September the regatta starts at 13.00 in Kiev Sea.
• On 27th of September at 9.30 there will be held the spectacular crossing of yachts from Kiev Sea to Dnepr.
At 13.00-13.30 the residents of Kiev and guests of the capital will be able to enjoy the yachts in Obolon harbor (Obolon quay) and the regatta of more than 50 yachts across Riverside station and under bridges of Kiev: Moskovskiy Bridge, Bridge metro, Pedestrian Bridge and Paton Bridge.
Platinum Bank (www.platinumbank.com.ua) (formerly International Mortgage Bank and Family Credit) provides deposit and loan products to individuals through a network of branches and points of sales throughout Ukraine. As of January, 1, 2009 consolidated assets of Platinum Bank were approximately 1,4 billion UAH. Platinum Bank is first among large Ukrainian banks by capitalization (the ratio of consolidated shareholders' equity/assets) and 34th among consolidated shareholders' equity. The main shareholders of Platinum Bank are international management companies such as Horizon Capital, East Capital and IFC (a subsidiary of the World Bank).