ABH Holdings S.A.
Privately owned Luxembourg-based investment holding company investing into several banking groups in the CIS and Europe.
ABH Holdings S.A. (ABHH) is a privately owned Luxembourg-based investment holding company investing into several banking groups in the CIS and Europe.
ABHH invests in the following operational companies:
1. Alfa-Bank (Russia);
2. Alfa-Bank (Ukraine);
3. Alfa-Bank (Belarus);
4. Alfa-Bank (Kazakhstan);
5. Amsterdam Trade Bank N.V.
Subsidiaries of ABHH also have presence in Cyprus and the United Kingdom.
ABHH’s subsidiaries offer a wide range of products and operate in all sectors of the financial market, including interbank, corporate and retail lending, deposits, payment and account services, foreign exchange operations, cash handling services, custody services, investment banking, and trade finance, as well as other ancillary services to corporate and retail customers.
As of the end of 2014, ABHH’s subsidiaries had almost 42,000 full-time employees, served over 210,400 corporate clients and 16.5 mln retail customers, while the branch network expanded to 966 offices. In December 2014, total consolidated assets of ABHH amounted over US $47.2 bln (IFRS) as of the end of 2014.
Alfa-Bank (Russia), one of Russia's leading private banks, is the Group's flagship company.
Founded in 1990, Alfa-Bank (Russia) is currently one of the Russia’s leading privately owned banks. According to the ranking compiled by the portal Banki.ru in the end of 2014, Alfa-Bank (Russia) was the largest privately owned bank in terms of total equity, loan portfolio and customer accounts.
As a universal bank, Alfa-Bank (Russia) is present in all key sectors of the financial industry with the following core business lines: corporate and investment banking (including SME, trade finance, structured finance, leasing and factoring), interbank, and retail banking (including consumer finance, retail lending and credit cards, saving accounts and deposits services through remote channels).
Strategic priorities for 2014 were to keep status of the leading bank in Russia with risk-free assets, as well as to provide the best banking services to its clients with the use of modern technologies for business and integration efficiency. In October 2014, Alfa-Bank (Russia) acquired more than 88% shares of PJSC “Baltiyskiy Bank”, as part of the latter’s financial restructuring.
Alfa-Bank (Ukraine), one of the leading and most dynamic privately-owned banks in Ukraine, operates in all key sectors of the banking sphere.
Alfa-Bank (Ukraine) is one of the leading commercial banks in Ukraine and one of the most reliable banks in Ukraine in terms of capital adequacy. The bank ranks among Top-10 largest banks in Ukraine by the National Bank of Ukraine research.
Alfa-Bank (Ukraine), being a flagship bank of modern technologies implementation, provides convenient and up-to-date banking services to various clients, from private customers to large companies.
One of the strategic priorities for 2014 was to uphold the best banking services to its clients, using modern technologies for business efficiency. Alfa-Bank (Ukraine) takes advantage of tried and tested best practices employed within ABHH subsidiaries, deep knowledge of the Ukrainian market and international business standards to provide service excellence to its customers.
Head office of Alfa-Bank (Ukraine) is located in Kiev, while the branch network has reached 107 branches across Ukraine. As of 31 December 2014, Alfa-Bank (Ukraine) served over 11,000 corporate and 1 mln retail customers, while the total amount of employees of Alfa-Bank (Ukraine) exceeded 4,500.
Alfa-Bank (Belarus), one of the leading Belarusian banks, operates in all key sectors of the banking sphere.
In June 2008, a controlling interest in CSJC “Mezhtorgbank”, one of the leading banks in Belarus, was acquired. In November 2012, Alfa-Bank (Belarus) purchased CJSC “Belrosbank”, one of the largest banks in Belarus in terms of retail credit portfolio. At the end of 2014, Alfa-Bank (Belarus) served more than 116,000 retail customers, while the branch network totaled 40 offices across Belarus, including the head office located in Minsk.
Alfa-Bank (Kazakhstan), one of the leading banks in Kazakhstan.
Alfa-Bank (Kazakhstan) was established in December 1994, and has become one of the most reliable and progressive banks in Kazakhstan. It is a full-service bank, which guarantees high quality and timely services to corporate and individual clients. The bank, with the head office in Almaty, has presence in Astana, Aktau, Aktobe, Atyrau, Ust-Kamenogorsk, Pavlodar, Karaganda, Uralsk, Petropavlovsk, Kokshetau, Kostanay, Shymkent, Semey and Ekibastuz. In 2014, Alfa-Bank (Kazakhstan) served 187,980 retail customers.
Amsterdam Trade Bank N.V.
Amsterdam Trade Bank N.V., a full-service bank which guarantees high quality and timely services, operates in the Netherlands.
Amsterdam Trade Bank N.V. (ATB) was incorporated in October 1994 in Amsterdam, and holds the full banking license from the Dutch Central Bank. In March 2001, Alfa-Bank (Russia) acquired 100% share in ATB. ATB aims to be the bank of choice for financial interactions between the European Union and the CIS. ATB has made important steps towards implementing and executing the newly established strategy with a main focus on commercial lending, structured trade finance and treasury.