History

2020

AHUB was opened in Lviv: collaborative space for business meetings, online and offline trainings

Alfa-Bank Ukraine has presented a multifunctional space that gives a variety of choices for coworking, with meeting rooms, educational programs that will be broadcasted and available in any part of Ukraine and internationally.

Launch of new Sense SuperApp digital bank

We have launched a new Sense SuperApp digital bank with video chat and media.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine signed Pact for Youth-2025

For the second time, Alfa-Bank Ukraine has joined the initiative of the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine, the Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility Development and the United Nations Population Fund - Ukrainian Pact for Youth-2025.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine joined information campaign to combat payment fraud

The Bank has become the general partner of the all-Ukrainian information campaign to combat payment fraud. The aim of the FraudsterGoodbye campaign launched by the National Bank of Ukraine is to inform and educate the Ukrainians about general security rules so that to have secure cashless and online payments experience.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine started making interbank payments in hryvnia in the 23/7 EPS extended mode of payment

Alfa-Bank Ukraine has joined the initiative of the National Bank of Ukraine to introduce 23/7 extended mode of the Electronic Payment System (EPS), and it has been making interbank payments in hryvnia in accordance with the new regulations since August 3, 2020.

We’ve updated our chat-support platform and launched knowledge base for our clients

Alfa-Bank Ukraine has updated the chat platform for customer support and launched a customer knowledge base using the self-service solutions from Zendesk - an international leader in providing the software for customer support through the digital channels.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine has purchased ventilation unit for the M. Amosov National Institute

As a socially responsible company, as part of fight against the spread of the COVID-19, Alfa-Bank Ukraine allocated about UAH 2 million for the purchase of an artificial lung ventilation unit for patients of the M. Amosov National Institute of Cardiovascular Surgery in March 2020. This extremely important equipment was purchased by the bank with the help of its longstanding partner, Tvoia Opora Charity Foundation.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine has joined the BankID system of the NBU

On March 10, Alfa-Bank Ukraine joined the BankID system of the National Bank of Ukraine, which will enable the bank's clients to use a simplified system of identification on state services portals. The BankID provides access to the services of over 40 government and public institutions.

2019

Changes in the composition of the Management Board of Alfa-Bank Ukraine

According to the resolution of the Supervisory Board of Alfa-Bank Ukraine, Svitlana Cherkay, Sales and Distribution Director of Alfa-Bank Ukraine, was introduced to the Management Board effective December 28, 2019. As a member of the Management Board Svitlana Cherkay will be responsible for sales and distribution, cross-selling, as well as private banking development under the A-Club brand.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine has increased its authorized capital to UAH 28.7 billion

Alfa-Bank Ukraine has increased authorized capital of the united bank from UAH 12.2 billion to UAH 28.7 billion. The resolution to increase authorized capital of Alfa-Bank Ukraine was adopted by the General Meeting of shareholders on October 15, 2019 in order to convert the shares of Ukrsotsbank into the shares of Alfa-Bank Ukraine as part of Ukrsotsbank reorganization procedure by merging with Alfa-Bank Ukraine.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine has launched #Shkola_na_milion

In November 2019, Alfa-Bank Ukraine launched an educational project for students of higher educational institutions #Shkola_na_milion. The aim of the project is to promote acquisition of practical skills by the students of field-oriented higher educational institutions from the very beginning of their studies by involving them in real business projects.

In October 2019, Alfa-Bank Ukraine became a member of the UN Global Compact in Ukraine

By joining the Global Network, Alfa-Bank Ukraine reaffirms its responsibility and transparency of its operations, conducting business in accordance with the values and principles of the UN Global Compact in the field of human rights, labor relations, protection of the environment, fight against corruption, and accelerating achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine has launched a network of contactless ATMs

In November, Alfa-Bank Ukraine ATM network was expanded with new functionality: the NFC contactless data transfer technology. It enables clients of the bank to access card services at ATMs by means of a smartphone.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine has issued a unique card without numbers

On October 15, Alfa-Bank became the first one in Ukraine to start issuing unique payment cards without any details printed on them. The card number, expiration date and CVV code are displayed only in the mobile app, which prevents possible fraudulent use of this datathem.

Rafal Juszczak became the new General Manager of Alfa-Bank Ukraine

On October 15, 2019, Rafal Juszczak took up duties as General Manager of Alfa-Bank Ukraine, replacing Ivan Svitek on this position. Prior to the appointment as a General Manager of Alfa-Bank Ukraine, Rafal Juszczak had been leading Alfa-Bank Belarus for four years and from April 2019 he also has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Alfa-Bank Ukraine.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine and Ukrsotsbank have merged

On October 15, 2019, the united team of Alfa-Bank Ukraine and Ukrsotsbank successfully completed the merger of balance sheets and technical activities related to the merger of Ukrsotsbank with Alfa-Bank Ukraine. Alfa-Bank Ukraine has become the full successor of all rights and obligations of Ukrsotsbank in relation to its clients, partners and counterparties.

Changes in the composition of the Supervisory Board of Alfa-Bank Ukraine

By the resolution of the General Meeting of shareholders of Alfa-Bank Ukraine dated October 15, 2019, Roman Shpek became the Chairman of the Supervisory Board became. Adnan Anacali and David Mark Brawn also became members of the Supervisory Board.

Roman Shpek joined the Alfa-Bank Ukraine team in 2008 as a vice-president and later was appointed as a Senior Advisor to Alfa-Bank Ukraine. Since April 2017, he was a member of the Supervisory Board of Ukrsotsbank, and he had chaired it since December 2017. He also chairs the Board of the Independent Association of Banks of Ukraine (NABU) and was a member of the Board of the National Bank of Ukraine during 2010-2015. Roman Shpek has the rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

Alexander Lukanov has headed corporate business of Alfa-Bank Ukraine

Alexander Lukanov, a banker with 25 years of international experience, has headed corporate business of Alfa-Bank Ukraine. Since October 2019, he has combined this new position with that of the President as well as with the responsibilities of a member of the Management Board of the bank.

Alfa-Bank took part in the launch of the Ray of Dreams

On September 28, 2019, a unique event took place in Ukraine: launch of the Ukrainian space mission "Promin mriy" (Ray of dreams) made of children's drawings arranged in pixels to the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system. Alfa-Bank Ukraine became the main partner of the "Zdiysny mriyu" (Make a Dream Come True) charity project by 1+1 media, within which the launch took place, not only offering thematic activities to the guests of the celebration in the capital on the launch day, but also providing all kinds of support to project throughout the year.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine is included into the list of systemically important banks

By resolution of the Management Board No. 438-рш dated June 27, 2019, the National Bank of Ukraine included Alfa-Bank Ukraine into the list of systemically important banks. In total, the NBU has identified 14 systemically important banks that are required to meet certain increased requirements to provide additional strength. The NBU pays special attention to these institutions as financial institutions that have a direct influence on stability of the entire financial system of the country.

Changes in the composition of the Management Board of Alfa-Bank Ukraine

According to resolution of the Supervisory Board of Alfa-Bank Ukraine dated May 20, 2019, new members have joined the Management Board of the Bank: Alexander Lukanov, President of the bank, and Dmitry Serezhin, Chief Financial Officer of the bank.

2018

Apple Pay became available for clients of Alfa-Bank Ukraine

In December 2019, the holders of Mastercard and Visa cards from Alfa-Bank Ukraine were enabled to use Apple Pay, convenient, secure and individual payment instrument.

Get Business Festival 2018: ekonomika + and Alfa-Bank Ukraine supported the Global Entrepreneurship Movement

On November 14, Economika + and Alfa-Bank Ukraine hosted the Get Business Festival 2018 for small and medium-sized businesses in terms of of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine has supported "Zdiysny mriyu" (Make a dream) 1 + 1 media charity project

In October 2018, Alfa-Bank Ukraine joined a large-scale charity project "Zdiysny mriyu" (Make a Dream Come True) by 1+1 TV channel. Its aim is to help children struggling with serious illnesses to fulfill their big dreams.

OK, Alfa! is a new online banking and remote assistant for entrepreneurs

In September 2018, Alfa-Bank Ukraine launched a new online platform for entrepreneurs OK, Alfa!, the purpose of which is to relieve entrepreneurs of routine financial work and help them focus on business development.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine has changed its name to a joint-stock company

On August 9, 2018, Alfa-Bank Ukraine changed its name and became a private joint-stock company.

These changes are related to the entry into force of the Law of Ukraine "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on Simplification of Doing Business and Investment Attraction by Securities Issuers", which amended the Laws of Ukraine "On Banks and Banking" and "On Joint Stock Companies" in part of the possibility of banks in Ukraine to be established in the form of joint-stock companies and in part of requirements regarding public and private joint-stock companies.

Billion bonuses for clients of Alfa-Bank Ukraine

As of the end of August 2018, Alfa-Bank Ukraine accrued 1 billion bonuses to its customers under the Cash'U CLUB super bonus loyalty program.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine has moved to a new processing center

On August 22, 2018, Alfa-Bank Ukraine successfully transferred payment cards to its own new card processing center (processing center).

Alfa-Bank Ukraine and Ukrsotsbank on the major taxpayers list

According to data released by the State Fiscal Service, Alfa-Bank Ukraine and Ukrsotsbank listed on the TOP 100 largest taxpayers in the first half of 2018.

On August 11, 2018, Alfa-Bank Ukraine Cash'U CLUB loyalty program was launched

Thanks to the unique program, every client of Alfa-Bank Ukraine can earn bonuses for making payments with payment cards and return them to the account in the form of real money.

Clients can manage accrued bonuses via the Alfa-Mobile Ukraine mobile application.

Mastercard World Black Edition is a new premium card

In June, A-Club of Alfa-Bank Ukraine presented a new Mastercard World Black Edition premium card that meets high requirements of private banking clients.

The Ministry of Finance has authorized Alfa-Bank Ukraine and Ukrsotsbank to pay salaries to the employees of budgetary institutions

On May 3, 2018, based on the results of competitive selection held by the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, Alfa-Bank Ukraine and Ukrsotsbank were included in the list of financial institutions that are authorized to pay pensions, financial assistance and salaries to the employees of budgetary institutions.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine and Ukrsotsbank handed a certificate for UAH 655 thousand to the Amosov Institute

On April 11, 2018, Ivan Svitek, General Manager of Alfa-Group in Ukraine, met with the management of the M. Amosov National Institute of Cardiovascular Surgery. On behalf of all employees of Alfa-Bank Ukraine and Ukrsotsbank he handed a certificate for UAH 655 thousand to the Institute. With these funds, the Institute can purchase necessary equipment for the operations in the children's ward of the hospital.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine is available on Viber

On February 2, Alfa-Bank Ukraine enabled an opportunity for the clients to get important notifications via the official Viber channel. From now on Alfa-Bank Ukraine clients using the Viber app get access to personal and important information via the popular messenger instead of standard SMS.

2017

Alfa-Bank Ukraine and Ukrsotsbank have launched Savings Month project in Ukraine

Celebrating the World Savings Day, traditionally celebrated in many countries at the end of October, Alfa-Bank Ukraine and Ukrsotsbank have announced the launch of the Savings Month campaign. Understanding significance of "savings" education in the country, Alfa-Bank Ukraine and Ukrsotsbank have dedicated the Savings Month to promoting financial literacy in Ukraine and increasing confidence in the banking sector as a whole.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine became partner of the International Jazz Festival Alfa Jazz Fest for the 7th time

The 7th International Jazz Festival Alfa Jazz Fest 2017 was traditionally held with the support of Alfa-Bank Ukraine in Lviv during June 23-27.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine has accepted the proposal of the Alfa Jazz Fest Organizing Committee on rebranding

Alfa-Bank Ukraine has accepted the proposal of the International Jazz Festival Alfa Jazz Fest Organizing Committee on rebranding of the festival. Starting from 2018, Alfa-Bank Ukraine changed its status from the major partner to financial partner, and the festival changed its name from Alfa Jazz Fest to Leopolis Jazz Fest.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine has appointed Ivan Svitek member of the Management Board

On May 25, 2017, the Supervisory Board of Alfa-Bank Ukraine introduced the General Manager of Alfa-Bank Ukraine Ivan Svitek to the Management Board of the Bank.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine introduced an updated Alfa-Mobile Ukraine mobile app in March

A new Alfa-Mobile Ukraine mobile banking was launched. In comparison to the previous app, the upgraded Alfa-Mobile Ukraine has a number of features and benefits that meet expectations and needs of the clients.

Ivan Svitek has become new General Manager of Alfa-Bank Ukraine

On February 15, Ivan Svitek took up duties as General Manager of Alfa-Bank Ukraine and replaced Rushan Khvesiuk on this position.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine has increased its authorized capital by UAH 4.7 billion

On January 25, 2017, Alfa-Bank Ukraine finalized the increase of the authorized capital.

Earlier, in accordance with the procedure established by the law, the new edition of articles of association of Alfa-Bank Ukraine was registered (December 2016) and the shares issue registration certificate of the National Securities and Stock Market Commission was received (January 2017).

Alfa-Bank Ukraine shareholder ABH Ukraine Limited has completed acquisition of UniCredit Leasing Ukraine

At the end of January, the sole shareholder of Alfa-Bank Ukraine, ABH Ukraine Limited, completed a deal with UniCredit Leasing S.p.A. on acquisition of UniCredit Leasing Ukraine (UniCredit Leasing LLC).

2016

The National Bank of Ukraine has approved the deal between ABH Holdings S.A. and UniCredit Group

On October 12, 2016, the National Bank of Ukraine approved the deal between ABH Holdings S.A. (ABHH, Luxembourg) and UniCredit Group (UCG, Italy) banking groups.

Shareholder of Alfa-Bank Ukraine has contributed UAH 4.7 billion to the authorized capital

On September 30, for the purpose of full and early fulfilment of additional capitalization program, the shareholder of Alfa-Bank Ukraine, ABH Ukraine Limited (ABHU), which owns 100% of the Bank's authorised capital, paid for 1.1 million shares of the bank in the amount of USD 180 million, which is approximately UAH 4.7 billion according to the NBU rate at that date.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine became the official partner of the Yalta European Strategy Forum (YES) for the 6th time

Alfa-Bank Ukraine has traditionally become an official partner of the annual Yalta European Strategy Forum (YES), a leading platform for the formation of vectors for economic and political development of the country, with the theme "World, Europe and Ukraine: storms of changes", held on September 15-17, 2016.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine has increased its authorized capital by UAH 5 billion as a part of additional capitalization program

On September 13, for the purpose of full and early fulfilment of additional capitalization program ABH Ukraine Limited, the sole shareholder of Alfa-Bank Ukraine, adopted the decision to increase the bank’s authorized capital by UAH 4 999 660 thousand. The capital has been increased through the private placement of 1 180 000 ordinary registered shares with a nominal value of UAH 4 237.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine adopted the decision to increase its authorized capital by UAH 115 million

On June 29, ABH Ukraine Limited, the sole shareholder of Alfa-Bank Ukraine, decided to increase its authorized capital by UAH 114 996 thousand. The capital will be increased through the private placement of 27 141 ordinary registered shares with a nominal value of UAH 4 237.

ABH Holdings S.A. (ABHH) has signed binding agreement to acquire Ukrosotsbank PJSC from UniCredit Group (UCG)

On January 11, 2016, ABH Holdings S.A. that indirectly owns 100% shares in Alfa-Bank Ukraine (via the holding company ABH Ukraine Limited) and UniCredit Group announced signing of agreement for the transfer of 99.8% of shares in PJSC Ukrsotsbank in exchange for a minority 9.9% stake in ABHH.

2015

ABH Ukraine Limited has adopted thedecision to increase its authorized capital by UAH 2.8 billion

In September, ABH Ukraine Limited Holding Company, which holds 100% of shares of Alfa-Bank Ukraine, adopted the decision to increase authorized capital of the bank by UAH 2.761 billion through the private placement of 651.758 ordinary registered shares, which is 59.53% of the authorized capital of the Bank.

ABH Holdings S.A. (ABHH) and UniCredit Group have entered into exclusive negotiations for the acquisition of PJSC Ukrsotsbank (Ukraine)

In August, ABH Holdings S.A. (ABHH), a Luxembourg-based private holding company, entered into exclusive negotiations with UniCredit Group regarding the potential acquisition of PJSC Ukrsotsbank (Ukraine).

Alfa-Bank Ukraine becomes partner of the 5th anniversary of Alfa Jazz Fest

In June 2015, Alfa-Bank Ukraine once again became a partner of the large-scale cultural international festival Alfa Jazz Fest, which aims to develop national musical culture and strengthen international cultural ties.

2014

Alfa-Bank Ukraine has received NBU permission to increase its capital by USD 50 million through a subordinated loan

The bank has successfully passed stress testing for the largest banks, initiated by the NBU and the IMF, and has also adopted the decision to increase its capital by USD 50 million through a subordinated loan. As a result, as of September 30, 2014, the capital adequacy ratio of Alfa-Bank Ukraine increased to 17% (with the normative value of 10%), which is one of the best values in the industry.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine became the leader in increase of natural persons' deposits

In October, Alfa-Bank Ukraine became the leader in increase of natural persons' deposits in national currency among banks, showing an increase of 2% amid significant outflows in the system.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine became special partner of the 11th Yalta YES Annual Meeting

In September 2014, Alfa-Bank Ukraine became special partner of the 11th Annual Yalta European Strategy Forum (YES): “New Ukraine, New Europe, New World: Building and Defending”.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine selected as bank-agent of the Individual Deposit Guarantee Fund

Alfa-Bank Ukraine became a bank-agent of the Individual Deposit Guarantee Fund to make payments to the depositors of liquidated banks. This decision was adopted by the Fund in July on the basis of the annual competitive selection, which included verification of reliability of the bank, fulfillment of the NBU economic standards and limits of the open currency position over the last 12 months, the branch network etc.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine introduces new innovative service Alfa-Repayment

In July, Alfa-Bank Ukraine launched a new service on its official website for repayment of loans by card of any bank without a fee.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine became partner of Alfa Jazz Fest

In June 2014, in order to support development of culture and arts, Alfa-Bank Ukraine continued its partnership with the International jazz festival Alfa Jazz Fest in Lviv.

Shareholders of Alfa-Bank Ukraine have closed agreement on the acquisition of 99.77% of shares of PJSC Bank of Cyprus

On April 17, an agreement with the Bank of Cyprus Group on the acquisition of 99.77% of shares in the PJSC Ukrainian Bank of Cyprus was closed, as well as loan portfolio issued by the Bank of Cyprus Group to Ukrainian borrowers.

100% of shares of Alfa-Bank Ukraine have been consolidated by АВН Ukraine Limited

On March 31, the acquisition of Alfa Bank Ukraine shares by АВН Ukraine Limited (Cyprus) was completed. All relevant agreements have been signed and transactions in the PJSC Alfa-Bank register system of shareholders have been carried out.

2013

In December 2013, Alfa-Bank Ukraine signed loan agreements with Ukreximbank in the framework of projects of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development for the total amount of USD 40 million, which are special target-based agreements and aimed at financing development of export activities and energy efficiency improvements of Ukrainian private sector enterprises.

In September 2013, Alfa-Bank Ukraine became a special partner of the 10th Yalta Annual Meeting “Changing Ukraine in a Changing World: Factors of Success”.

Being actively involved in the development of social cultural programs, Alfa-Bank Ukraine became a partner of the large-scale International Alfa Jazz Fest, which took place in Lviv during June 13-16.

2012

Social cultural projects of the Bank continued in 2012 when in June Alfa-Bank Ukraine became a partner of the 2nd International jazz festival Alfa Jazz Fest in Lviv and a partner of the International Competition for Young Pianists in Memory of Vladimir Horowitz.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine also took an active part in international business forums, becoming a special partner of the Ukrainian Lunch Conference on January 27, 2012 as part of the World Economic Forum in Davos, as well as a partner of the 9th Yalta YES Annual Meeting in September: “Ukraine and the World: Addressing Tomorrow’s Challenges Together”.

Expanding its regional presence, Alfa-Bank Ukraine has opened 4 branches of new type in cities with population over 1 million people: Odesa, Donetsk, Kharkiv and Lviv. Also two branches for VIP clients were opened in Donetsk and Dnipropetrovsk.

In 2012, Alfa-Bank UkraineBank became an active participant in the M&A market and acquired a number of loan portfolios of other banks, namely:

  • part of Delta Bank retail loan portfolio worth over UAH 650 million;
  • retail loan portfolio of Societe Generale Group worth over UAH 700 million;
  • part of PJSC Prominvestbank retail loan portfolio worth about UAH 1.5 billion.

2011

The Alfa-Bank Ukrane became a special partner of the 7th Ukrainian Lunch as part of the World Economic Forum in Davos in January 2011.

In June 2011, as a part of the development of national culture and strengthening of international cultural ties, Alfa-Bank Ukraine became a partner of the 1st International jazz festival Alfa Jazz Fest in Lviv, and also supported the 9th International Competition for Young Pianists in Memory of Vladimir Horowitz.

On February 21, 2011, the General Meeting of shareholders adopted a decision to increase the authorized capital of Alfa-Bank Ukraine, upon which the authorized capital amounted to UAH 4 639 120 959. Over the last five years, the bank increased its authorized capital seven times, which indicates continued support of its development and expansion plans by the shareholders.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine has opened an operations center of the bank in Chernihiv, becoming one of the first banks which decided to outsource some of the functions of the Head Office in a regional center.

2010

As a result of high investor confidence in Alfa-Bank Ukraine, its deposit portfolio of individuals has doubled, according to the NBU data based on the results of banks' activities from May 1, 2009 to May 1, 2010. The net deposit portfolio growth of Alfa-Bank Ukraine was 100.7%.

The bank has been actively developing its retail business by renewing car loans to individuals and starting cooperation with the instant money transfer system for individuals UNIStream in February 2010.

The register of shareholders of Alfa-Bank Ukraine has been amended due to the share capital increase through the additional issue of shares. After the increase, the authorized capital of the bank amounted to UAH 3.716 billion.

2009

On February 16, 2009, Alfa-Bank Ukraine opened the first A-Club branch for affluent clients in the Arena City Shopping Center.

On July 30, 2009, Viktoriya Mykhailo was appointed to the position of Acting Chairman of the Board of the Alfa-Bank Ukraine.

On December 1, 2009, Alexander Lukanov was appointed to the position of President, Chief Executive Officer of Alfa-Bank and by the resolution of the Supervisory Board he was appointed to the Management Board of the bank.

In November 2009, Alfa-Bank Ukraine introduced a new alternative customer service channel called My Alfa-Bank.

An additional issue of ordinary registered private shares of PJSC Alfa-Bank was made in the amount of 739 435 000 shares.

On August 19, 2009, state registration of amendments to the articles of association of CJSC Alfa-Bank was carried out due to the change of the name of Closed Joint Stock Company Alfa-Bank (CJSC Alfa-Bank) to Public Joint Stock Company Alfa-Bank (PJSC Alfa-Bank).

2008

On February 25, 2008, Roman Shpek was appointed for the position of Vice-President of CJSC Alfa-Bank. On October 3, 2008, Roman Shpek was also appointed as a member of the Management Board of CJSC Alfa-Bank.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine was authorized to conduct transactions/deals with precious metals on the foreign exchange market of Ukraine.

For 12 months of 2008, the retail network of Alfa-Bank Ukraine has increased by more than two times. As of January 1, 2009, the retail network of the bank included 63 standard branches.

Due to the resolution of the General Meeting of shareholders state registration of the new edition of articles of association of Alfa-Bank Ukraine was carried out, which provided for an increase of the authorized capital of the bank to UAH 2 976 565 000.

1992-2007

On October 12, 2007, the State Commission on Securities and Stock Market granted Alfa-Bank Ukraine four separate licenses for various professional activities in the securities market (brokerage services, conclusion of agreements, underwriting and custodian services) valid until October 12, 2012.

In April 2007, Alfa-Bank Ukraine started servicing small and medium-sized businesses, offering them a line of products and services.

In July 2006, Alfa-Bank Ukraine started quotation of securities within Reuters and Bloomberg systems.

Alfa-Bank Ukraine launched a series of new products and services, including consumer lending in August 2005, car loans in May 2006, and mortgage lending in 2006.

During 2001 to 2005, Alfa-Bank Ukraine focused on the development of its corporate client base. During 2002 and 2003, the Bank started developing its branch network, having opened branches in Donetsk, Kharkiv and Dnipropetrovsk.

In 2002, Alfa-Bank Ukraine offered a full range of services for placing domestic bond issues of Ukrainian companies.

In 2001, the Alfa-Bank Ukraine became a member of the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT), enabling it to offer new electronic payment services.

In 2001, the Bank became an associated member of VISA International and started offering VISA cards to its customers.

On September 2, 1999, Alfa-Bank Ukraine was registered as a member of the Individual Deposit Guarantee Fund.

Alfa-Bank was founded as a limited liability company under the laws of Ukraine on 18 November 1992 and registered with the NBU on 24 March 1993. It began its operations under the name Vito Commercial Bank of Consumer Cooperation with its head office in Kyiv. In 1995 the bank was reorganized into Kyivinvestbank Limited Liability Company, which in turn was reorganized into Kyivskyi Investytsiynyi Bank Joint Stock Commercial Bank in 1997. The Bank has been operating under the name Alfa-Bank Ukraine since January 2001.

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