Rus News Journal

Sobinbank retail reductions

wait for Gazenergoprombank who in October became the owner of 100 % of actions of Sobinbank, begins reorganisation daughters from the retail block. The new owner plans to use the basic advantage of Sobinbank - its wide filial network, but its employees are expected by dismissal.
today becomes last working day of the first vice-president of board of Sobinbank of Igor Dudy which answered in bank for development of retail business. The director of department of retail crediting Gazenergoprombanka Pavel Ilyin will supervise now retail in Sobinbank. Both managers have confirmed yesterday change of the status, in a press - service of Sobinbank of change in a top - management have connected with optimisation of administrative structure of bank according to problems of new shareholders.

In the middle of October, 2008 Gazenergoprombank became the owner of 100 % of actions of Sobinbank, the transaction passed at direct participation and support of Bank of Russia (see from October, 16th). The Sum of transaction does not reveal. For July, 1st, 2008 the Sobinbank occupied 39 - e a place on the sum of a net wealth (74,2 mlrd rbl.) and 40 - e a place on the size of the capital (9,3 mlrd rbl.), Gazenergoprombank - 40 - e a place on actives (73,4 mlrd rbl.) and 39 - e under the capital (9,7 mlrd rbl.) .

Recent leaving from Sobinbank of the chairman of its board of Vladimir Rykunova looked logically after change of shareholders. And on the further change of managers it is possible to judge how the new shareholder will dispose of the bought active, experts consider. rotation of shots together with personnel reduction is inevitable in all companies which in the conditions of crisis have been compelled to replace the shareholder - a deputy head of analytical department of the company " speaks; Sovlink Olga Belenkaja.

in a case with Sobinbank change of head of the retail block speaks a business orientation, the co-owner of the company " assumes; Bureau of credit decisions Konstantin Bogomazov. Earlier in bank declared development not only roznitsy, but also investitsionno - bank services, however the greatest successes have been reached in Igor Dudy`s department. Last two years the Sobinbank actively put means in development of a filial network and retail business. Sobinbank branches are located in 38 cities of Russia, and also in Kazakhstan and in Ukraine. In Moscow at bank more than 20 branches, a wide network of cash dispenses, and also bank representatives more than in 25 motor shows. By data for July, 1st, 2008, Sobinbank occupied 18 - e a place among the Russian banks on volume of contributions of the population (29,5 mlrd rbl.) .

For group banks Gazprom which included now also Sobinbank, retail business never was defining. Representatives of Gazprombank declared transformation of bank in universal by development roznitsy within the limits of preparing IPO. And Gazenergoprombank has declared wide development roznitsy only in the spring of this year when the command of managers has come to bank from the Moscow credit bank. Now, though the decision on integration biznesov Sobinbank and Gazenergoprombanka is yet accepted, as Pavel Ilyin has declared, he intends to use widely possibilities of a network of Sobinbank, which is essential more and is not crossed with branches of head bank . However thus the new shareholder plans to spend reductions among managers of average and younger links of the retail block. As employees of regional offices of Sobinbank have told, dismiss an order of 50 % of experts. Mister Ilyin has confirmed yesterday The fact of the future reductions, but in essentially smaller sizes having referred on obshcherynochnye unfortunate trends of retail business.