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IIB continues to develop partnerships with the European financial community: the institution joins Hungarian Banking Association

IIB continues to develop partnerships with the European financial community: the institution joins Hungarian Banking Association

International Investment Bank has obtained an Observer status in Hungarian Banking Association (HBA). The main goal of this influential professional community established in 1989 and uniting over 50 largest international and national financial institutions is a comprehensive development of the Hungarian banking sector in the interest of support of not only the national economy, but also the European economy overall. In 2004, HBA became a member of European Banking Federation. Among key…  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
Virtual format and tangible results:  first online IIB Board of Directors meeting takes place

Virtual format and tangible results: first online IIB Board of Directors meeting takes place

On June 5, 2020, the 6th meeting of the Board of Directors of International Investment Bank took place. The delegations of IIB member states discussed preliminary results of the Banks' activities since the beginning of this year and took a number of important decisions. For the first time in its history, the meeting was held in an online format. IIB’s successfully integrated modern custom-made IT system ensured effective and full-fledged remote interaction of all its governing bodies, as well…  Read more
Another contribution to the IIB paid-in capital: member states support the Bank in global crisis

Another contribution to the IIB paid-in capital: member states support the Bank in global crisis

On April 7, 2020, within the framework of the new capitalization programme approved by the IIB member states in the amount of up to 200 million euros, the Russian Federation transferred 10.64 million euros as a contribution to the paid-up capital of the Bank, bringing its total value to 370.25 million euros. Thus, Russia has become the first IIB shareholder to fully fulfil its obligations for the new round of capitalization due in 2020. Since the relocation of the IIB headquarters to Europe in…  Read more