CREDIT BANK OF MOSCOW (CBM) was established in 1992 (general license No. 1978 issued by the Central Bank of Russia).
CREDIT BANK OF MOSCOW (CBM) is one of the leading privately owned universal banks in Russia, and focuses on providing banking products and services to corporate customers and individuals in Moscow and the Moscow Region. CBM’s corporate banking business is primarily focused on retail and wholesale trading corporate customers, enabling CBM to capitalize on the fast-growing Russian consumer market. CBM’s rapidly growing retail business is focused on consumer loans to high quality retail customers, with a particular emphasis on cross-sales of retail products to the employees and clients of its corporate customers.
CBM offers a comprehensive range of banking services, including lending, deposit-taking, cash handling, international settlements, trade finance, guarantees and other products. By leveraging its leading cash handling service and payment terminal network, the Bank is able to monitor the cash flows and payment histories of its customers as well as, in the case of many of its retail customers, their employers, which ensures strong portfolio performance and asset quality.
According to INTERFAX-100, as at 1 July 2014, CBM is one of the top five privately owned Russian banks, measured by total assets. According to IFRS, as at 30 June 2014, CBM had assets of RUB 486.7 bln and equity of RUB 54.9 bln. Its Tier 1 capital ratio according to Basel III was 10.5% and its total capital ratio 14.3%. Nonperforming loans (NPL 90+) stood at 1.9%. In the first half of 2014, CBM recorded net profit of RUB 4.2 bln, generating a return on assets (ROAA) of 1.8% and return on equity (ROAE) of 16.1%. CBM has a strong track record in international capital markets, issuing its debut Eurobond in 2006. The Bank is currently rated BB- with a Stable outlook by S&P; B1 with a Stable outlook by Moody's; and BB with a Stable outlook by Fitch.
CBM was founded in 1992 and acquired by Mr. Roman Avdeev in 1994. Mr. Avdeev beneficially owns 85% of CBM’s shares. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, International Finance Corporation (IFC) and RBOF Holding Company I, Ltd. (100% owned by the IFC Russian Bank Capitalization Fund belonging to the same group of companies as the IFC) hold 15% of CBM’s shares and are represented on CBM’s Supervisory Board alongside six independent non-executive directors.