On April 23, 2013 Piraeus Bank in Ukraine has officially opened its new branch in the center of Kiev. The new branch was opened in the framework of the implementation of European standards for the construction of branches used by the Piraeus Bank Group worldwide. The program provides for the opening of new, modern and convenient banking facilities which meet corporate standards of the Group in terms of ergonomics, design, comfort and safety for customers.
"In the frame of its development strategy in Ukraine, Piraeus Bank has opened a new spacious branch in the center of Kiev. The new branch meets the corporate standards of Piraeus Bank Group. Piraeus Bank considers its presence in Ukraine as a long-term and strategic that is why the bank invests in opening of the new branches. It is very important for us to provide a European quality of service to our customers that is why we pay much attention to comfort, location, and ergonomics of the branch, absence of queues and individual approach to each customer", - Ilias Mouzakis, Piraeus Bank in Ukraine retail banking director, said.
Ilias Mouzakis, Piraeus Bank in Ukraine retail banking director: "Piraeus Bank considers its presence in Ukraine as a long-term and strategic that is why the bank invests in opening of the new branches"
The new Piraeus Bank branch provides a full range of banking services both to business clients and individuals. "Our priority is to serve business customers and provide the most modern and technologically advanced services to individuals. Piraeus Bank aims to active lending of small and medium enterprises at rates affordable for businesses. Thus, the cost of credit in the form of an overdraft starts from s 18% per annum in hryvna, and in the form of a credit line - from 20%. Piraeus bank offers an integrated partnership to legal entities: allocation of free funds on savings accounts with the ability to generate additional income, remote funds’ maintenance via Piraeus Online Banking, which allows to save time for visiting the bank, as well as salary projects", – Natalia Reshetnikova, Piraeus Bank in Ukraine sales support division manager, said.
Piraeus Bank pays special attention to the development of modern technologically advanced services that allow customers to manage their funds on their own at any time via Internet. Internet banking system winbank allows free remittances within Ukraine, making payments abroad, opening term deposits, paying utility bills, using safe online payments with the help of Visa Virtual card.
In addition, Piraeus Bank customers can use the advantages of mobile applications of internet banking system winbank designed especially for devices on Android and iOS platforms. Connection and usage of winbank are free, one only needs to visit a bank’s branch and get a start package of internet banking system winbank.
The new branch provides a full range of banking services: SME loans and accounts, mortgage loans, deposits and VISA cards issue, deposit safe boxes rent, money transfer, currency exchange, etc. In addition, the new branch has a 24/7 ATM, where one can either withdraw cash or manage his or her own accounts.
Piraeus Bank branch is located in Kyiv at 40 Velyka Zhytomirska str., the working hours are from 9:00 to 18:00 (cashdesk - from 9.15 to 17.30).
Note. Piraeus Bank Group is one of the major banking institutions of Southern and Eastern Europe. Piraeus Group's pro-forma total assets amount to €98 bn, net loans €64 bn and customer deposits €52 bn (pro-forma data 31/12/12).
Piraeus Bank entered the Ukrainian market in 2007. Total assets of Piraeus Bank in Ukraine amount to UAH 3.1 bln and regulatory capital to UAH 910 mln as of Q4 2012.
Piraeus Bank has the highest rating of deposits reliability provided by "Credit-Rating" Agency (grade "5"as of latest rating of 25.12.2012).
The Bank is authorized by the Pension Fund of Ukraine to make payments of pensions and financial assistance. The Bank is a member of Fund of Guaranteeing the Deposits of Individuals and Forum of Leading International Financial institutions (FLIFI).
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