News and Reviews

ABLV Bank performance in H1 2012

Riga, Latvia, August 21, 2012, 12:40 / Banking

In the first half of 2012, ABLV Group successfully continued implementation of major tasks set for this year: expansion of the group’s and the bank’s operations and increase of their profitability, alongside improvement of business risks managing methods.

Global Financial Market: Topical Issues in July 2012

August 9, 2012, 12:00 / Investments / Leonid Alshanskiy

Macroeconomic reports published in July, including the first preliminary data on GDP of several countries for Q2 2012, pointed to a significant weakening of global economic growth, which is largely due to continuing debt crisis in the euro area.

Issue of ABLV Bank 2-year bonds has been completed

Riga, Latvia, July 31, 2012, 12:10 / Investments

Subscription to another bond issue performed by ABLV Bank, AS has been completed. The issue was performed under the Second Bond Offer Programme, and its size is USD 50 million.

Electronic window to futures exchanges

Riga, Latvia, July 16, 2012, 16:30 / Investments

Given growing customers’ interest in trading of futures and options on futures, we offer a new product – electronic trading platform J-Trader ABLV.

Global Financial Market: Topical Issues in June 2012

July 9, 2012, 15:21 / Investments / Leonid Alshanskiy

Macroeconomic reports published in June continued to indicate that the debt crisis in the euro area has a negative impact on not only European but also the entire world economy.

ABLV Bank successfully placed two new subordinated bond issues

June 28, 2012, 12:40 / Investments

Underwriting to ABLV Bank, AS bonds issued under the Second Bond Offer Programme has been completed. The investors were offered subordinated bonds in EUR and USD with maturity term of 10 years.

New opportunities of financing

Riga, Latvia, June 18, 2012, 11:41 / Banking

mproving our services, we have expanded opportunities of financing against pledge of investment portfolio — now our clients will be able to obtain financing not only against pledge of financial instruments, but also against pledge of available funds in the cash account for brokerage services.

ABLV Bank to offer three new bond issues

Riga, Latvia, June 11, 2012, 17:00 / Investments

On 7 June 2012, the Council of the Financial and Capital Market Commission approved registration of the Base Prospectus of ABLV Bank, AS second bond offer programme, stating that under the Base Prospectus ABLV Bank, AS may perform public offering of debt securities to the amount of LVL 150 000 000, or equivalent amount in EUR or USD.

Global Financial Market: Topical Issues in May 2012

June 7, 2012, 10:15 / Investments / Leonid Alshanskiy

Macroeconomic reports published in May indicated not only the preservation of difficult economic situation in Europe, especially in the troubled euro area countries, but also the appearance of some negative signals in the American economy.

ABLV Bank profit in the first quarter exceeds LVL 5 million

Riga, Latvia, May 31, 2012, 10:05 / Banking

In the first quarter of 2012, the bank achieved excellent results in terms of all major indicators. The growth is based on long-term dedicated work and high customer activity, which evidences gradual economic rise.