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a.1.(Economics) Designating, or pertaining to, a form of coöperative bank founded among the German agrarian population by Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen (1818-88); as, Raiffeisen banks, the Raiffeisen system, etc. The banks are unlimited-liability institutions making small loans at a low rate of interest, for a designated purpose, to worthy members only.
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According to Reuters, Austria-based Raiffeisen Bank International (RBIV.
Loans to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Ukraine and to selected larger companies, as well as for renewable energy projects, will become available to a greater number of domestic firms following the signing of a Risk Sharing Facility (RSF) between the EBRD and Raiffeisen Bank Aval in Kiev today.
4) Unification was precipitated by a mid-decade financial fiasco at the Raiffeisen Bank, the central credit union of Raiffeisen's General Association of German Agricultural Cooperatives.
July 22 (SeeNews) - Austrian lender Raiffeisen Bank InternationalA (VIE:RBI) has put on hold the planned sale of its Polish arm because of loans in Swiss francs that Raiffeisen Polbank had provided in the past, Reuters reported Wednesday, citing sources familiar with the matter.
Jan 22, 2015 (SeeNews) - Pavol Krupa, the Slovak financier who owns Czech investment group Arca Capital AS, is interested in acquiring Zuno Bank AG, the online banking unit of Austria's Raiffeisen Bank International AG (VIE:RBI).
Moody's Investors Service has today affirmed Cassa Centrale Raiffeisen dell'Alto Adige's deposit ratings of B3/Prime-3, issuer ratings of B3, and affirmed the bank's standalone bank financial strength rating (BFSR) of D+, which is equivalent to a standalone baseline credit assessment (BCA) of b3.
28 February 2014 - Austria's Raiffeisen Bank International AG (VIE:RBI), or RBI, has put the divestment of its Ukrainian business on hold as it conducted a capital hike this year, Reuters reported today citing the lender's CEO, Karl Sevelda, as saying.
19 November 2013 - Austria's Raiffeisen Bank International AG (VIE:RBI) said in a statement it has no plans to sell its Ukrainian unit Raiffeisen Bank Aval (KSE:BAVL) at this point, even though it is holding talks with various interested parties.
Moody's Investors Service has assigned a provisional (P)Ba1 senior unsecured debt rating to the bonds to be issued by Raiffeisen Bank SA, based in Romania.
ETH]centshe renowned EMEA Finance magazine has awarded Raiffeisen Centrobank (Investment) with "Best M&A Deal in CEE" 2011 prize.
22 May 2012 - Austria's Raiffeisen Banking Group (WBAG:RBI) has reached an agreement to use the Ezio Edge Optic solution of Dutch digital security company Gemalto NV (EPA:GTO) for its online banking products, the latter said on Tuesday.
Raiffeisen Bank Aval has announced that it would resume lending to private individuals in Ukraine.