YEREVAN, August 31. /ARKA/. Russia-owned Areximbank-Gazprombank Group opened its new head office on the North Avenue of Yerevan on Friday.
The clients can enjoy two operational halls for corporate and individual customers, the separate cash operations zone, safety deposit boxes, high-tech equipment ensuring high-quality service in the new office of Areximbank.
“We opened our doors for the first customers 14 years ago. Today Areximbank-Gazprombank Group is a major actor at the financial market of the country with over 90-billion-dram credit portfolio, 116-billion-dram total assets, serving nearly 85,000 clients,” Areximbank-Gazprombank Group CJSC Chairman Armen Khandkaryan said.
He noted that Areximbank-Gazprombank Group is ranked among top banks in a number of indexes, first of all due to support of the sole shareholder, Russia’s Gazprombank.
“As a financial-industrial group Gazprombank finances strategic sectors of Armenia’s industry, specifically, energetic sector of the republic,” he underlined.
On his side, Deputy Chairman of Gazprombank Management Board Nikolay Korenev said over the years of the bank’s operation it has significantly developed.
“I want to ensure you that Gazprombank will continue supporting Areximbank in the efforts to establish cooperation not only between the banks, but also between the Russian Federation and Armenia in the whole,” he resumed.
Chairman of the Central Bank of Armenia Artur Javadyan, Real Estate Cadastre Head Yervand Zaqaryan, and the administration of other banks were present at the opening ceremony.
Gazprombank bought 80% stock of Areximbank in November 2007. In July 2008 Gazprombank obtained 94.15% stock of Areximbank. In 2008 Gazprombank became the owner of 100% stock of Areximbank.Areximbank-Gazprombank Group CJSC (former Areximbank, renamed on June 12, 2009) was established in August 1998 for supporting entrepreneurship and serving financial flows between Russia and Armenia. ($1 – 409.12 drams).—0—