The RUSNANOPRIZE 2016 was sponsored by Otkritie Financial Corporation Bank.
Companies of the Group offer their products and services to all kinds of clients: individual customers, SMEs, large corporations and institutional investors. 20,000 employees of the Group service about 4 million individual customers and 220,700 legal entities.
Banking is Otkritie’s key business estimated at RUB 3.3 trillion. The Group holds a controlling stake in Otkritie Bank, the largest full-service private bank in Russia that ranks among the world's top 350 banking groups and is a top 10 in Eastern Europe. Otkritie is a full-service commercial bank benefiting from a resilient diversified business structure and efficient equity management. The Bank focuses on corporate and investment banking, retail business, SMEs and private banking.
Otkritie’s top priority is High-tech services. Its Rocketbank and Tochka projects offer online-only banking services to individuals and business owners.
Otkritie Bank was formed through the merger of more than ten banks of various sizes, including such major nation-wide institutions as NOMOS-BANK, the Bank of Khanty-Mansiysk and Petrocommerce Bank. In 2015, Trust Bank, whose financial rehabilitation is led by Otkritie together with the Deposit Insurance Agency, was merged into Otkritie’s banking business.
The Group’s investment banking business develops on the basis of investment units of Otkritie Bank and Otkritie Capital. Otkritie has been a TOP 3 largest investment company by trading volume on the Moscow Exchange for many years and is one of the largest Russian traders on the London Stock Exchange.
The Group’s companies Otkritie Broker and Otkritie Asset Management are leaders of brokerage services and asset management markets.
Otkritie also holds minority stakes in top companies in their segments of the financial market: Baltic Leasing, Qiwi, Lukoil-Garant Non-State Pension Fund, Non-State Pension Fund of the Electric Power Industry, and RCB Bank (Cyprus).
Otkritie operates mostly in Russia – the Group’s banks and other entities cover 66 key economic regions of the country. The Group maintains significant presence in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Khanty-Mansiysk, Tyumen, Novosibirsk, and Khabarovsk. It also has investment arms in the UK (London) and the USA (New York).
Among Otkritie’s shareholders are financiers and large corporations with significant experience in successful development of financial assets: Vadim Belyaev (28.61%), IFD Kapital Group (19.9%), VTB Bank (9.99%), ICT Holding (9.82%), Ruben Aganbegyan (7.96%), and Alexander Mamut (6.67%).
Vadim Belyaev is Otkritie Holding’s Chairman of the Board of Directors; and Ruben Aganbegyan chairs the company’s Management Board.
Otkritie takes an active part in the implementation of various social projects by supporting science (Polytechnic Museum), education (Lomonosov Moscow State University; European University in Saint Petersburg), culture (support to the Maly Theatre and collaboration with Yuri Norstein, author of The Hedgehog in the Fog cartoon), healthcare (VERA Hospice Charity Foundation), sports (strategic partnership with Spartak Moscow Football Club, Ugra Ski Marathon).
In 2012 Prize sponsor was international pharma, biotech and material science market leader - Bayer company.