Tuesday, May 19, 2015.
The CB „Mobiasbanca - Groupe Société Générale” S.A. history of success starts in July 4, 1990 and this year marks the 25th anniversary since its foundation. It is one of the most innovative and reliable banks in the local market, with operational processes and products that meet international standards. Recently the bank was ranked on the third place in terms of efficiency and has extended long-term partnership with International Financial Institutions, holding the position of leader in implementing innovative credit facilities and products.
In the 25 years of presence on the Moldova’s banking market CB „Mobiasbanca - Groupe Société Générale” S.A. was among the first banks on the stock market credited by International Financial Organizations, has implemented the latest technologies and innovative products aimed to support the development of its customers.
CB „Mobiasbanca - Groupe Société Générale” S.A. marks a historical moment and a new stage of development in 2007, when becomes part of the French Group Société Générale. By aligning with Group’s standards, operating and organizational models of the bank amounted internationally and was started major changes reflected in the speed of operations and customer comfort, individual approach towards clients and customized products.
Throughout bank’s history was marked by numerous achievements and innovations:
• in 1996 CB „Mobiasbanca - Groupe Société Générale” S.A. turned into a joint stock company and joined the international payment system SWIFT
• from 2002 is an associate member of the international payment system Europay International
• in 2003 implemented the automated online banking system
• it is the first bank that launched a credit card – NEOS, on the local market in 2005
• 2010 was launched innovative design in the cards range - Cherie Cherie collection
• CB „Mobiasbanca - Groupe Société Générale” S.A. is the first and the only bank in Moldova holding ISO 9001: 2008 for Quality.
In the press conference opening, Ridha Tekaia, President of the bank, stated: “CB „Mobiasbanca - Groupe Société Générale” S.A. is celebrating this year a beautiful age with many achievements which we are pleased. In 25 years we have become a leading bank on the market and enjoy the trust of customers, financial stability and support of international partners. It is the result of the team synergy and fidelity to bank values - team spirit, innovation, responsibility and commitment. Also, we get involved in community life and support many social projects and initiatives”.
CB „Mobiasbanca - Groupe Société Générale” S.A. confirms its status as socially responsible institution by supporting many projects related to education, sport, culture and environmental protection. In 2008 began a long partnership with the Federation of Rugby in Moldova. In this anniversary year, has supported a new project - “150 Moldovans. Discover Moldova.” aiming to promote the country abroad due to Moldovans’ talent.
Looking back on a quarter century of successes and achievements, CB „Mobiasbanca - Groupe Société Générale” S.A. is a reference bank on the domestic market, and its name is synonymous with trust, quality and safety. Today, CB „Mobiasbanca - Groupe Société Générale” S.A. operates through 56 branches, relying on the expertise of more than 800 employees serving 118 000 active clients from Corporate, Retail and SME sectors. Based on the Group universal banking model, the bank combines financial power with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognized on the market, chosen for the quality and commitment of its team.
In 2014 CB „Mobiasbanca - Groupe Société Générale” S.A. achieved the 3rd place in top banks on the market in terms of efficiency. Also, the bank has achieved incremental growth on many financial indicators: profit increased with 43% contributed to increase return on capital, active clients’ base increased by 11%, assets increased by 9,8%, and the amount of dividends increased by 37% compared to 2013 year. Consumer credits portfolio achieved a market share 15,1% and loans for purchase or construction of buildings represents 18,7% market share.
This year, CB „Mobiasbanca - Groupe Société Générale” S.A. opened a new Training Center and a School Branch – an innovative concept for the local banking system, in order to improve the quality of trainings offered to bank’s employees and to increase the quality of customers service. It will also allow bank to develop partnerships with educational institutions, in line with the social responsibility policy of the bank and Société Générale.
CB „Mobiasbanca - Groupe Société Générale” S.A. offers an absolutely innovative service on the market in 2015 - MobiasSMS, a complex and convenient remote banking service, which allows clients to check their current account, pays bills and performs banking transactions directly from their mobile phones. Moreover, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of its foundation, Mobiasbanca launches anniversary unsecured loan, with a discount up to 25% for interest rate.