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Piraeus Bank in Ukraine invites Visa card holders to take part in the special offer
07 July 2012

In July and August Piraeus Bank clients in Ukraine, who pay with Visa card for their goods in supermarkets of the biggest cities of the country, will get guaranteed gifts.

On 6 July a promotion action “Pay with Visa card and get a guaranteed gift” started in the shops of Kyiv retail networks. From 1 August the cities of Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Odesa, Lviv and Kharkiv will join the action. Total 77 shops (40 of them are in Kyiv) of the biggest retail networks such as Silpo, Velyka Kyshenia, Novus, Dreamtown, Karavan, Amstor, Arsen etc. are taking part in the action.

It is easy to take part in the special offer. One should pay with Visa card for any goods in retail network taking part in the offer. The sum of the bill should be not less than UAH 150 UAH. After giving the bill topromoter one will get a gift from Visa – a cup with the brand name.

Olena Gorlushko, Piraeus bank in Ukraine supervisor of cards product unit "Our clients have already seen that payments with Visa cards are comfortable, safe and reliable"

«We have been cooperating with Visa payment system for 10 years and have issued over 20,000 Visa cards, - Olena Gorlushko, Piraeus Bank in Ukraine Cards Product Unit Supervisor, said. - Our clients have already seen that payments with Visa cards are comfortable, safe and reliable. Now they have an opportunity to get guaranteed gifts paying with Visa cards for their goods in shops”

The whole list of shops taking part in the special offer “Pay with Visa card and get a guaranteed gift” and promoters’ working hours areavailable at the following link.

Visa cards are available in all Bank branches. Issuing term is 7 days.

Note. Piraeus Bank is one of the major banking institutions of Southern and Eastern Europe with assets of EUR 47,5 bln and own capital 3 bln euro (as of 31.03.2012). Established in 1916, Piraeus Bank today is presented in Greece, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Egypt, Serbia, Cyprus as well as in the world financial centers of New York and London. Piraeus Bank S.A. leads Piraeus Bank Group, which consists of 10 banks and 21 companies covering the entire range of financial services.

In Ukraine Piraeus Bank ( is established since 2007. The Bank is a member of Fund of Guaranteeing the Deposits of Individuals (license #25).

Net assets of Piraeus Bank in Ukraine amount to UAH 3.5 bln, share capital to UAH 1.628, regulatory capital to UAH 837 mln as of 01.06.2012.

Piraeus Bank has the highest rating of deposits reliability provided by “Credit-Rating” Agency (grade “5”; last update took place on 21.06.2012), that shows the bank's capacity to make payments on existing deposits timely and in full. The Bank has «uaA» long-term credit rating with the forecast “stable” provided by “Credit-Rating” (updated on 21.06.2012). This long-term rating belongs to the group of investment ratings that is one of the highest ratings given to banks operating on the Ukrainian market.

The Bank is a member of Association of Ukrainian Banks, Forum of Leading International Financial institutions (FLIFI), Fund of Guaranteeing the Deposits of Individuals. The Bank is also included in the list of banks authorized by the Pension Fund of Ukraine to make payments of pensions and financial assistance. 

Visa is a global payment system that connects cardholders, merchants, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries to fast, secure and reliable electronic payment network. Electronic payments are made through the global innovative processing system—VisaNet—that is capable of handling more than 20,000 transactions a second, with fraud protection for consumers and guaranteed payment for merchants. Visa is not a bank, and does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers. Visa’s innovative solutions, however, give financial institutions a possibility to offer consumers more choices which include debit, prepaid and credit card products.

Piraeus Bank in Ukraine Press Service
Kateryna Kalynovska
cell: +38(067)688-62-14
e-mail: kkalynovska{at}