2013

During the year 2013, in accordance with corporate style of the Bank were redecorated branches on the territory of Telavi and “Lilo” market hall. 

During the year, Bank offered its clients several advantageous and interesting campaigns for consumer, mortgage and auto loans. The Bank has become a participant of privileged loan program for small and medium business owners. During the year 2013, within the project, VTB Bank issued loans with total amount GEL 31 mln.

On February 4 th VTB Bank introduced to the market its new product –„VTB Credit Card”, which main advantages are low interest rate and flexible terms of payment. 

From April 30 VTB Bank offers legal entities the opportunity to use express Auto loans. The Loan is issued only on basis of presentation of ID, per 40 minutes.

On 25 June 2013, VTB Bank hosted a video conference, «Financing Georgian-Russian Trade: VTB Group’s Potential», sponsored by VTB Factoring and VTB Bank (Georgia).  The event was timed to new factoring opportunities for Georgian wine export to Russia.

Participants involved in video conference, held with the help of modern technologies, between Tbilisi and Moscow conference - halls, were all persons concerned: VTB Group, VTB Factoring and VTB Bank (Georgia) representatives, the heads of major Russian retail chains and leading Georgian producers and mass-media. Video conference main purpose was to introduce the heads of major Russian retail chains with leading Georgian producers of wine, mineral water and other Georgian products. Also both parties were offered factoring opportunities.  

From July 12, VTB offers its salary customers new innovative loan product - Online Credit. You can get online credit either by completing a simple statement on the official web-page of the Bank or through the call center of the Bank. Product uniqueness is in the possibility to get a loan in 5 seconds, 7 days a week, within 24 hours.

On August 1, In Ball Room of Radisson Blue Iveria Silk Road Business Center Ltd. and VTB Bank (Georgia) JSC. signed a Credit Facility Agreement under which hotel “Park Inn” will be opened in the former Post-telegraph   building at 31 Rustaveli Ave., Tbilisi. Project costs are estimated at USD 22 mln. The funds have been raised by project owner, Silk Road Business Center Ltd., under management of Silk Road Group and with VTB (Georgia) assistance. The Hotel will have approximately 200 rooms, restaurant, lobby bar, gym hall and sauna. The hotel  will also offer conference space and business lounge. According to preliminary plan the Hotel will host guests from the third quarter of the year 2015.

On October 4th VTB Bank held a presentation of “Visa Infinite” in Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel. VTB Bank “Visa Infinite” is the elite banking card, which gives its holders the opportunity to use plenty of services and privileges. “Visa Infinite” is a limited edition card made exclusively for Private Banking clients.

Since December Bank has started advertising campaign, aimed at support of Georgian sport and culture, which were implemented in 2013.

VTB Bank has provided financial support to many sporting and cultural events in Georgia.  Among the projects funded by the Bank are: Rustaveli Theatre; Kutaisi Theatre named after Lado Meskhishvili; Griboedov Theatre; ensemble “Georgian Voices”; National Gymnastics Federation; “Lokomotiv” rugby team; „Chokhosnebi“ children rugby team; Kutaisi basketball team.

VTB Bank is a permanent partner of Charity fund „Iavnana“; Bank supports international festivals and events carried out in Georgia.