OREANDA-NEWS. June 7, 2012. AIKB Tatfondbank received the 100 Best Enterprises and Organisations of Russia 2012 award of the All-Russias Contest in the category Best Financial Institution, as well as the medal For Innovations and Development. The award was presented in Moscow within the Ninth Conference of the Innovations and Development international conference.

The contest is organised by Innovations and Development Forum. Decision on the award winners is made by the expert council consisting of co-chairmen and the organising committee of the Forum, representatives of mass media and related public organisations.

The contest was established to encourage innovations and development of enterprises and organisations of the Russian Federation.

Tatfondbank has quite convincing positions in the rankings at federal level and enjoys high estimates of experts related various indicators of banking activities.

Tatfondbank is among 100 largest banks of Russia in assets and equity. The Banks reliability is confirmed by international credit rating by Moodys Investors Service and national rating by Expert RA.

According to information published by RBC.Rating in May, the Bank is among top 20 best retail banks of Russia of 2011. At 1 January 2012, the Bank had in issue 389 500 plastic cards, 294 own ATMs, car loans worth of RUR 569.3 million, mortgage loans worth of RUR 1.76 billion, and unsecured loans worth of RUR 4.37 billion.

Also in May, the information/analytics service of Banki.ru published the information, which showed that Tatfondbank is among top 30 Russian banks in the number of credit cards in issue. According to this source, the number of credit cards issued by Tatfondbank has exceeded, at 1 January 2012, 13 000. Their number has increased three times in the second half of 2011 (against 4 500 at 1 July 2011).

According to the ranking issued by Banki.ru in May, the results of the first quarter of 2012 have placed the Bank to the fourth place in Russia in the pace of growth of its retail loan portfolio. The portal notes that the Banks retail loan portfolio has grown by 20.88%, or by RUR 1.71 billion, in the first quarter. By the end of the first quarter, the retail loan portfolio totalled RUR 9.91 billion. The calculations done by Banki.ru show that the aggregate retail loan portfolio of top 100 banks most actively engaged in retail lending has increased in the first quarter by 6.5%. This means that the retail loan portfolio of Tatfondbank was growing three times faster than the market.

The other recent achievements of the Bank include the Golden Dynamics award from Microsoft. The Bank was awarded in the category Efficient Introduction of Dynamics CRM System for Lending of Private Customers. Of the large number of nominees, the jury selected the best companies that showed exclusive achievements in using the Dynamics application and within the framework of cooperation with Microsoft.