Alfa-Bank, founded in 1990, is a universal bank that carries out all major types of banking operations represented in the financial services market, including private and corporate clients, investment banking, trade finance and asset management.
The head office of Alfa-Bank is located in Moscow, only 672 branches and branches of the bank are open in all regions of Russia and abroad, including a subsidiary bank in the Netherlands and financial subsidiaries in the United States, Great Britain and Cyprus. In Alfa-Bank employs about 25 thousand employees. Alfa-Bank's direct shareholders are the Russian company AB Holding, which owns over 99% of the bank's shares, and the Cyprus company ALFA CAPITAL HOLDINGS (CYPRUS) LIMITED, which has less than 1% of the bank's shares. The beneficiaries of the Alfa-Banking Group are six individuals in the Alfa Group Consortium.
Banking Group Alfa-Bank retains the position of the largest Russian private bank in terms of total assets, total capital, loan portfolio and deposit size. As of the first half of 2014, the client base of Alfa-Bank was about 128,100 corporate customers and 10.8 million individuals. According to the strategy of the Banking Group Alfa-Bank, approved in December 2011, the strategic priority is to maintain the status of a leading private bank in Russia with an emphasis on reliability and profitability, as well as focus on the best in the industry customer service, technology, efficiency and business integration.See more