On the 18th of November Platinum Bank gathered all the good penguins of the city of Kyiv and held the march to support the advertising campaign of its “Loan with Holidays”. The penguins marched through the city center, communicated with people and visited the historic sites of the city.
From the 3d of November, the clients of Platinum Bank can get the loan for the purchase of goods or in cash, and – if needed – they can miss one or two monthly repayment instalments.
According to the decision of Platinum Bank Supervisory Board, the updated body of bank’s Board was approved. The bank’s Board continues its activities according to the adopted development strategy and will focus on retail crediting and corporate business development.
On the 3rd of November, Platinum Bank launched a new advertising campaign of its updated product “Loan with Holidays”. The client can take a purchase loan or a cash loan and, if necessary, miss 2 monthly payments.
On the 24th of October 2014 the jury identified the winners of the All-Ukraine Contest “Triple Nine Education” for comprehensive educational institutions. The initiator of the project for the fourth year in a row is Platinum Bank. The partners of the contest became “Microsoft Ukraine” and the EY company (previously - “Ernst and Young”), as well as the public organization “ÌîKoLaD”. The winners became 11 schools from Kirovograd, Donetsk, Chernigiv, Lviv, Zaporizhzhya, Kherson, Cherkassy, Soumy, Vinnytsya, Dniepropetrovsk and Poltava oblasts.
Platinum Bank has made a decision to widen the sphere of its activities and to strengthen the development of corporate business. According to the decision of the Supervisory Board of the bank, Leonid Rybin was appointed Director of the Corporate Business Department and a member of the board, who enters upon his duties on the 14th of October 2014.
On the 30th of September 2014, Platinum Bank received the confirmation of its deposit programmes’ reliability according to the quarterly research of the rating agency “Standard-Rating”.
Platinum Bank offers its clients a new service – replenishing the card accounts of any Ukrainian bank. Now all holders of UAH cards Visa and Mastercard can replenish their card accounts with the help of Platinum Click internet-bank 24/7.
Platinum Bank announces the launch of the Ukraine-wide annual contest “Triple Nine Education” for the comprehensive educational institutions and centres of out-of-school education. Basing on the results, computer classes will be opened in the winner-institutions
Platinum Bank proved the security of its internet-bank’s storage of personal client data according to the research done by project Roomian.org. The bank is listed under category “À” – banks with excellent results.
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».