Established in 1994 according to the Bulgarian Law on Banking and Credit Activities, Raiffeisenbank (Bulgaria) EAD is fully consolidated subsidiary of Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI).
Raiffeisenbank (Bulgaria) is a leading universal bank offering a wide range of bank products for corporate and individual clients, small and medium enterprises, institutional clients. As of 30 June 2012, the total assets amounted to BGN 6.8 billion, thus ranking the bank third in terms of total assets in the Bulgarian Banking System. Almost 3500 employees service nearly 782 000 individual and corporate customers through its branch network comprising 185 branches.
Raiffeisenbank (Bulgaria) EAD (www.rbb.bg) is fully owned by Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI). RBI regards both Austria, where it is a leading corporate and investment bank, and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as its home market. In CEE, RBI operates an extensive network of subsidiary banks, leasing companies and a range of other specialized financial service providers in 17 markets. RBI is the only Austrian bank with a presence in both the world's financial centres and in Asia, the group's further geographical area of focus. Around 61,300 RBI employees service about 14.6 million customers through more than 3,100 business outlets, the great majority of which are located in CEE.
RBI is a fully-consolidated subsidiary of Raiffeisen Zentralbank Oesterreich AG (RZB). RZB indirectly owns around 78.5 per cent of the common stock, the remainder is in free float. RBI's shares are listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange.
Since 1994, Raiffeisenbank (Bulgaria) has received numerous international and national prestigious awards.
The bank was announced Bank of the Year (2005, 2006, 2008) by the renowned The Banker magazine and was twice Best Bank in Bulgaria by the Global Finance (2005, 2008)
Raiffeisenbank was recognized Bank of the Year by Pari Daily – in 2002, 2003,2007 and in 2004 it was titled “Bank of the Customer” by the same edition. In 2010 and 2011 the Bank received the “Mystery Shopper” award by the Association “Bank of the Year” for the quality of its services.
In addition Raiffeisenbank won several awards for its corporate social responsibility.