ABLV Bank offers several innovations in products and services. They include new issues of ABLV Bank, direct participation at Tallinn and Vilnius exchange, list of new options in Internetbank app for iPhone, and other news.
New Issues of ABLV Bank Bonds
ABLV Bank bond issue programme volumes are constantly growing. Currently there are 21 bank bond issues of total face value exceeding EUR 700 million in public hands. Since 2011 ABLV Bank have executed already 47 issues of face value amounting to EUR 1.5 billion.
ABLV Bank is going to continue the bond issue programme, under which new ABLV Bank bond issues will be performed three times a year. On 22 February 2018, according to the schedule the two issues of straight bonds will be redeemed. Therefore, in the beginning of 2018, ABLV Bank performs two new bond issues identical in their size — the straight coupon bonds of the amount of USD 75 million and EUR 20 million.
It is planned that the subscription to the bond issues will start in January 2018. The parameters of the planned issues shall be as follows:
- Coupon bond issue of USD 75 000 000
(issue name: ABLV FXD USD 230220)
The issue size is USD 75 000 000. The number of bonds is 75 000. The face value of one bond is USD 1 000. The annual interest rate is fixed: 2.25% with coupon payment twice a year. Initial placement price is 100% of the face value. The issue date is 23 February 2018, and the maturity date is 23 February 2020.
- Coupon bond issue of EUR 20 000 000
(issue name: ABLV FXD EUR 230220)
The issue size is EUR 20 000 000. The number of bonds is 20 000. The face value of one bond is EUR 1 000. The annual interest rate is fixed: 1.00% with coupon payment twice a year. Initial placement price is 100% of the face value. The issue date is 23 February 2018, and the maturity date is 23 February 2020.
The provided parameters are indicative. The applicable bond issue parameters shall be included in the final terms of bond issue approved by the Board of ABLV Bank, AS and shall be published to the investors immediately after being submitted to the Financial and Capital Market Commission.
ABLV Bank — Direct Participant of Tallinn and Vilnius Exchange
With the improvement of the investment services range, ABLV Bank has become a direct participant of Nasdaq Vilnius and Nasdaq Tallinn exchanges. Thus, ABLV Bank has a direct connection to Lithuanian and Estonian Nasdaq CSD.
With this new status, ABLV Bank can decrease the fee for custody of securities issued in Lithuania and Estonia from 0.24% to 0.12% per annum.
More Options in Internetbank App for iPhone
As we develop ABLV Bank Internetbank app for iPhone, starting from 8 January, we introduce several major innovations aimed at improving this Internetbank app user experience.
Further on, in Internetbank app for iPhone the clients will be able to perform all types of payments to euro area, international payments and payments in Russian roubles. Also, there will be an option to create and use payment templates.
For convenient overview of the account balance, Internetbank app for iPhone will offer balance check without additional authorisation. The Quick Balance button will be available on the homepage of the app, and this option can be activated in Settings.
Also the clients will be offered to choose one more option how they can receive notifications about incoming and outgoing amounts in their current account, as well as about authorisations of the payment cards. In additional to the existing SMS and E-mail notifications, clients will be offered Push notifications in their iPhone and iPad.
This announcement contains inside information.
More information about news in ABLV Bank services is available at the bank's website.
Head of Public Relations Department
ABLV Bank, AS
Tel.: +371 6777 5296