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Final Step in the Relocation to Europe: new permanent IIB Headquarters officially opened in Budapest

Final Step in the Relocation to Europe: new permanent IIB Headquarters officially opened in Budapest

On February 19, 2021, an official inauguration of permanent headquarters of International Investment Bank situated in a historic Lánchíd Palota building (Fo utca, 1) took place in Budapest. Governors of two major shareholders of the Bank – the Russian Federation and Hungary – on the IIB Board of Governors, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance of Hungary Mr. Mihaly Varga and Deputy Finance Minister of the Russian Federation Mr. Timur Maksimov were among the special guests of the…  Read more
IIB boosts investment volumes in member states in 2020

IIB boosts investment volumes in member states in 2020

Year 2020 - the 50th Anniversary year since the foundation of International Investment Bank - was marked as a period of unprecedented challenges of a global scale. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impose its serious impact on the economic growth of IIB shareholders with no exception, while further exacerbating the need for development financing. Responding to such demands IIB, despite the external turbulences, managed to maintain and even ramp up the dynamics of its lending operations in the…  Read more
Growth of net profit, assets and loan portfolio: IIB publishes financial results for 2020.

Growth of net profit, assets and loan portfolio: IIB publishes financial results for 2020.

On February 4, 2021, International Investment Bank (IIB) published audited IFRS financial statements for the year 2020. Despite the global economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bank once again demonstrates a high level of financial stability and success in achieving strategic targets thanks to high efficiency of the corporate governance system, timely adopted anti-crisis measures, growing trust of the international financial and business community, as well as support from the…  Read more
ACRA affirms IIB long-term credit rating at the highest level

ACRA affirms IIB long-term credit rating at the highest level

On October 28, 2020 Russian national credit rating agency ACRA affirmed long-term credit rating of International Investment Bank at “A” on an international and at “AAA” on a local scale. Among key factors contributing to the decision ACRA point out a high level of management, effectiveness of the strategy, transparency of the Bank’s operations, as well as its strong capital position, asset management levels, risk management system, liquidity and funding strategy. Continuous shareholde…  Read more
International Investment Bank upgraded to A- by Fitch Ratings Agency

International Investment Bank upgraded to A- by Fitch Ratings Agency

On September 8, 2020, Fitch Ratings upgraded IIB’s rating to A- from BBB+ “reflecting the ongoing diversification of the bank’s operations across the EU following the relocation of its’ headquarters to Budapest”. Fitch positively assesses IIB’ s overall Europeanisation strategy expressed in particular in a shift in the bank’s lending operations and shareholder structure, focusing on a larger share of lending in the region and an increased share of EU shareholders in the Bank. As the…  Read more