On the 30th of July 2013, an independent rating agency “Credit-Rating” rated Platinum Bank with the long-term issue credit rating of registered interest bearing debenture bonds for the total sum of 200 MIO UAH on the uaÀ+ level.
Platinum Bank assists depositing clients in moving to on-line communications with the bank - 43% of users of Platinum Click, the internet bank of Platinum Bank, placed a deposit with fixed period as of the 1st of July 2013. As a result, over 10% of depositing clients of the bank signed the agreement through the internet bank.
Platinum Bank became one of the partners of the project UAMDBE CSR Summer Institute, for the fourth time gathering the lecturers from higher education institutions from all over Ukraine for CSR studying.
Denis Brodsky, Platinum Bank Chief HR Officer, was recognized as one of the best HR-Directors of Ukraine according to the publication “Investgazeta”. The award ceremony for the 50 best HR-Directors of the country took place within the framework of HR Wisdom Summit “Learn from the Others’ Success”.
On the 7th of June 2013, an independent rating agency “Credit-Rating” announced the confirmation Platinum Bank long-term credit ratings of the uaÀ+ level, as well as of the issuance of registered interest bearing bonds (series À) for the sum of UAH 100 mln.
Basing on the results of its CSR activities in 2012, Platinum Bank entered the TOP-3 list of the companies, which demonstrated the best showings in the sphere of corporate social responsibility development in Ukraine, according to the «GVardia» edition.
In April 2013 Platinum Bank conducted an inner survey of the clients’ preferences regarding deposits – and discovered a positive trend in the preference towards long-term deposits which allow receiving maximum revenue and provide a feeling of stability.
On the 26th of March was launched the TV-ad campaign of Platinum Bank. It aims at destroying the inner barriers of Ukrainians, which become a hindrance and prevent them from using credit cards.
Since the 26th of March, Platinum Bank offers its clients “Prosto-Karta” – a new credit card with the simplest terms and conditions of crediting and service. Among the unique characteristics of “Prosto-Karta” is the fixed payment, made by the client, when the card is being used, with no other payments or commissions for the service.
The report on Platinum Bank’s sustainable development “2011: The Road to Sustainable Future” was awarded 2nd place at the Readers’ Choice Awards in Non-financial Reporting, organized by the Centre “CSR Development”.
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».