On October 29, 2011 the Platinum Bank participated, as a general partner, in the Congress of Entrepreneurs "Prizma 24" in Lviv. In its development strategy, the Bank pays special attention to its operations with small and medium enterprises, recognizing their important role in the development of the Ukrainian economy.
Sailing regatta «Dobryi spomyn» («Good memories») in commemoration of the late Ukrainian yachtsmen and sailing managers was held on September 24, 2011, near Kyiv. This year's regatta is aimed not only to carry on the competitions but to hold the activities debunking common myths of this sport. One of the most popular of those is that sailing is an elite sport available only for the rich. One more mission for the organizers was the promotion of yachting in Ukraine which means bringing to life the sharpest problems of the sport and looking for solutions.
On September 20, 2011, while holding Bankers' Club meeting Platinum Bank presented the results of analytical market research on credit bureaus operating in Ukraine and a comparative assessment between the modes of credit bureau operating in Ukraine and abroad. Members of the Bankers' Club and presidents of leading Ukrainian banks were keenly involved in the discussion on the current credit bureaus operating on banking market.
Platinum Bank has been already introduced in social networks for more than a year. The bank collected about 15,000 followers in the pages of Vkontakte, Facebook, Twitter, Livejournal, where it tells how to handle money wisely, gives financial advice and answering the friends’ questions.
From 08 to July 11, 2011 the regatta for the prize of the Hero of Ukraine Vitaliy Satskiy was held in the yacht club of the "Zaporizhstal", Zaporizhzhya region,.The yacht “Odin - Platinum Bank” participated in the competition and won the race.
On the 28th of June, the Constitution Day and the final stage of the Ukrainian championship in sailing for residents and visitors to the regatta Nikolaev Platinum Bank provides educational events of environmental protection providing practical advice on natural resources saving and setting the garbage boxes on the quay and in the park near the Yacht Club of Nikolayev Region.
According to the 1st quarter 2011 results Platinum Bank occupies the third place in the growth rate of retail loans in national currency according to NBU. At the same time as of 01.05.11 according to AUB data the speed growth rate of total bank retail portfolio is on the 5th place among the Top 50 banks in terms of the loan portfolio.
From 09 to 13 of June 2011 the twelfth national regatta “Vadim Hetman Cup 2011” was held in the Kiev reservoir, in the water-sports center "Sailing academy". Platinum Bank has become one of the regatta sponsors and introduced its crew - yacht «Odin-Platinum Bank».
PT Platinum Public Limited (hereafter Platinum Bank) ended the financial year 2010 with a consolidated net profit of $10.7 million. End of year 2010 Capital Adequacy Ratio (CAR) stood at 55% and Return on Equity (ROE) reached 12%. Platinum Bank’s unsecured portfolio increased by 21%.
According to the NBU, as of January 1, 2011 Platinum Bank occupied the 16th place among the Ukrainian banks for lending the individuals in local currency.
IMB Group Public Limited (herewith “Platinum Bank”) finished fiscal year 2008 with a consolidated net loss of $ 4.90 million compared with a consolidated net loss of $ 8.21 million in 2007. In addition, Platinum Bank finished the year with over $38 million in cash and cash equivalents and it’s Ukrainian bank subsidiary finished the year with over 68% banking capital adequacy.
In April 22, 2009 a general shareholders meeting of JSC «First All-Ukrainian Bureau of Credit Histories» took place. Platinum Bank is one of the shareholders of the Bureau. At the meeting Platinum Bank has been the most active participant in working with the Bureau in the transfer of credit information to the database of the Bureau, making queries to credit histories, as well as maximizing the use of other instruments of Credit Bureau in order to minimize credit risks, with this encouraging other market players to do likewise.
At April 14, 2009, a press-conference «Platinum Bank takes crisis in allies» took place, it was devoted to the official start of the process of Platinum Bank re-branding. The press conference was attended by Greg Krasnov, General Director of Platinum Bank, Elena Frankivska, Sales Director, Member of the Board of Platinum Bank and Todd Esposito, Finance Director, Member of the Board of Platinum Bank. Special guest was Natalia Yaresko, managing partner and co-founder of Horizon Capital, the main shareholder of Platinum Bank, that holds 31.4% stake in the bank.
At March 11, 2009 in accordance with the requirements of the new edition of the Law of Ukraine «On banks and Banking» CJSC «International Mortgage Bank» was registered as OJSC «Platinum Bank» in a single register of enterprises and institutions of Ukraine.In compliance with regulatory requirements of current legislation of Ukraine to the legal form of the bank coincided with the beginning of the process of rebranding CJSC «MIB». Thus, a shift to a new legal form and consolidate a new bank brand - Platinum Bank took place.
At February 25, 2009 Platinum Bank (formerly JSC «International Mortgage Bank») and the Fund for Eastern Europe open two computer classrooms, Kryviy Rig.The representatives of Platinum Bank and the Fund for Eastern Europe transfer to ownership the equipment, which was used by bank, to home-school #1 and the social organization «Shelter».