Basic Facts about RBA
Raiffeisenbank Austria d.d. Zagreb (RBA) was the first bank in Croatia which has been founded by a foreign financial institution. At the end of 1994, the Austrian Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich AG (RZB) decided to invest in Croatia by founding RBA. Up to this date, its Croatian subsidiary's branches and outlets are present in 36 towns - Bjelovar, Cakovec, Dubrovnik, Ivanic Grad, Jastrebarsko, Karlovac, Koprivnica, Kutina, Ludbreg, Makarska, Metkovic, Osijek, Porec, Pozega, Prelog, Pula, Rijeka, Rovinj, Samobor, Sisak, Slavonski Brod, Split, Sveta Nedelja, Sveti Ivan Zelina, Sibenik, Umag, Varazdin, Velika Gorica, Vinkovci, Virovitica, Vrbovec, Vukovar, Zabok, Zadar, Zagreb and Zapresic.
That was just a first step toward achieving the vision of its founder, the development of a financial market in which clients would be able to meet their needs for all financial products and services. The wish to fulfill the vision of an all-inclusive offer has often driven Raiffeisen to take a pioneering role in the development of the Croatian financial market. It now represents a strong financial group with an 9,38 per cent share of the country's banking sector (unaudited data per 30 June 2011 pursuant to the CNB report) which has, unlike its competitors, accomplished this exceptional feat solely through organic growth.
The RBA mission is to build long-term customer relations and offer a full, highest quality service on the Croatian market. As a member of Raiffeisen family in
RBA shareholder is Raiffeisen SEE Region Holding GmbH, Vienna with 100 per cent in capital stock.
Raiffeisen SEE Region Holding GmbH, Vienna is a 100 percent indirect ownership of Raiffeisen International Bank AG (RBI) which 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 specialised financial service providers in 15 markets. Around 56,000 employees service about 14.4 million customers through more than 3,000 business outlets in the region.
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.
RBI is a fully-consolidated subsidiary of Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich AG (RZB). RZB indirectly holds around 60.7 per cent of the shares; the rest account for the free float. RBI shares are listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange. RZB is the lead institute of the Raiffeisen Banking Group in Austria, the largest banking group in the country and group head office for the entire RZB Group, including RBI.
At the moment RBI is rated as follows:
- Standard & Poor's Short term A-1
- Standard & Poor's Long term A
- Moody's Short term P-1
- Moody's Long term A2
The Gable Cross is Raiffeisen's trademark. It consists of two crossed stylized horse's heads and it symbolizes the protection from all external harms and evils and can still be found on the country houses in Central Europe. The Gable Cross is linked to centuries-old European folk traditions. The Gable Cross was adopted as our trademark back in 1877, within the lifetime of F.W. Raiffeisen, founder and mentor of the Raiffeisen cooperative movement. The Gable Cross developed in an internationally known trademark that stands for the positive implications that represent RZB brand throughout the world.
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