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IIB publishes audited 2019 financial results: relocation in Europe contributes to growth of net profit, assets and loan portfolio

IIB publishes audited 2019 financial results: relocation in Europe contributes to growth of net profit, assets and loan portfolio

On February 13, 2020, International Investment Bank (IIB) published audited IFRS financial statements for the past year. The Bank’s relocation to Europe gave a strong impetus to its comprehensive development. Despite large-scale events related to the relocation of IIB Headquarters to Budapest, in 2019 the Bank not only did not slow down the pace of its development, but also showed positive results in achieving the targets of its current Strategy. Statements demonstrate positive dynamics in…  Read more
IIB named “Best bank for sustainable development in CEE”

IIB named “Best bank for sustainable development in CEE”

International media holding Global Banking and Finance Review (GBFR) has published a list of 2019 GBFR Award winners. International Investment Bank awarded "Best Bank for Sustainable Development Central and Eastern Europe". Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a list of strategic targets identified by the United Nations, which an international community strives to achieve until 2030. The United Nations identifies 17 goals aimed at sound stewardship of natural resources, expansion of…  Read more
For the first time IIB loan and documentary portfolio exceeded 1 billion euros

For the first time IIB loan and documentary portfolio exceeded 1 billion euros

On December 12, 2019, after the disbursement of funds under two loans provided by International Investment Bank to the Romanian company “BT-Leasing” and to the Russian company “Nord Hydro-White Threshold», for the first time in IIB’s recent history the gross volume of loan and documentary portfolio exceeded the value of 1 billion euro having demonstrated a record growth of 18% since the beginning of 2019. The projects are aimed at the development of renewable energy in the Russian Federation,…  Read more
IIB Board of Directors in Budapest summed up the results of 2019:  successful completion of relocation to Europe, record growth of loan portfolio and key performance indicators

IIB Board of Directors in Budapest summed up the results of 2019: successful completion of relocation to Europe, record growth of loan portfolio and key performance indicators

On December 6, 2019, IIB Board of Directors met in Budapest. The meeting summed up the results of the outgoing year, which became not only very successful but to a large degree marked a turning point in recent IIB history. Addressing the high-ranked representatives of IIB member states, the Chairperson of the Management Board Nikolay Kosov noted with satisfaction that the unprecedented task of the Bank’s relocation to Europe was successfully completed. Moreover, the first positive results of…  Read more
IIB increases the Hungarian trade finance portfolio

IIB increases the Hungarian trade finance portfolio

The successful completion of IIB relocation to Budapest and acquisition of the European SWIFT code (IIBMHU22) gave a strong impetus to further growth of the Hungarian trade finance portfolio and to geographic diversification of borrowers in Eastern Europe. One of the Bank’s landmark transactions within the IIB Trade Finance Support Program (TFSP) was the issuance of IIB's guarantee against the counter guarantee of one of the leading Hungarian banks in favor of a Luxembourg electricity…  Read more