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Piraeus Bank was awarded in "The Most Innovative Bank" category
06 February 2014

Piraeus Bank became the winner in "The Most Innovative Bank" category according to "InvestGazeta" business edition, sharing the TOP-3 with Privat Bank and Platinum Bank. Piraeus Bank improved its online banking system by adding new services. In addition, the bank offered an innovative for the market product - the virtual payment card which promotes a safer and a more secure ways of transaction.

Ilias Mouzakis, Director of Retail Business Department of Piraeus Bank said that the Bank was extremely pleased to be in TOP-3 banks in "The Most Innovative Bank" category. Winbank Internet Banking system of Piraeus Bank is really very easy and comfortable to use. One of the main aims of the bank is to provide to its customers as many opportunities as possible remotely. However the Bank aspires not only to provide such opportunities, but also to explain and present how to use them. Currently on page you can find a very handy online guide on how to connect to the system and an A-Z system manual - "Instruction For User". Besides that customers can find an online guide on the security measures while using their cards in the Internet. The 24 hour Call center support will help customers to receive answers to any questions that might be of interest to them. Piraeus Bank has repeatedly emphasized that its main goal is to develop the "My Bank" concept among its users. The client is above all a partner who should always be heard and should always be provided with qualitative and professional advice.

Ilias Mouzakis, Retail Banking Director of Piraeus Bank: "We are extremely pleased to be in TOP-3 banks in "The Most Innovative Bank" category as the Bank aspires not only to provide as many opportunities as possible remotely, but also to explain and present how to use them"

The purpose of rating is to identify the most successful financial institutions and show the best in 20 categories. Determining the winners, the edition was taking into account the opinion of banks’ customers. Voting lasted for more than a month and the questionnaires were sent to nearly 100 representatives of large, medium and small business, who also chose the best banks. Dozens of experts from various fields: representatives of the banks t, investment, recruitment and research companies also provided the edition with their help in composing the rankings. After analyzing all the collected responses, edition selected the winners in each category.

Note About Piraeus Bank

Piraeus Bank Group is one of the major banking institutions of Southern and Eastern Europe. Piraeus Group's pro-forma total assets amount to €93 bn, net loans to €62 bn and customer deposits to €55 bn (at the end of Septebmer 2013).

Piraeus Bank entered the Ukrainian market in 2007.

Piraeus Bank has the highest rating of deposits reliability provided by "Credit-Rating" Agency (grade "5"as of latest rating of 04.02.2014).

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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