ArmInfo. On July 27, 2016 placement of additional issue of common nominal stocks (UNIB) by "UNIBANK" OJSC completed at NASDAQ OMX Armenia. The press-service of NASDAQ OMX Armenia has told ArmInfo, that on the first day of placement, which was scheduled on 27-29 July 2016, 48 transactions were concluded, as a result of which the whole announced volume - 12,176,914 common nominal stocks were fully placed and the Bank attracted AMD 2,800,000,220. The price of a stock stood at AMD 230.
Back in February the AmRating Agency analysts forecasted that Unibank would probably have to make additional issues in 2016, as its total capital was less than 30 bln AMD required by CBA starting from 2017. According to the latest data the bank's total capital made 23.2 bln AMD as of April 1 2016. After IPO, the Bank will need about 7 bln drams to meet the Central Bank's minimum capital requirement for 2017
(30bln drams). In Q4 2015 the bank replenished registered capital by 18.7% or 2.5 bln AMD that led to increase of total capital to 22.8 bln AMD as of Jan 1 2016 from 20.4 bln a year before. Analysts say the Bank may replenish the capital with its not big profits and through investments of the key stakeholders.
According to ArmInfo's Financial Rating of Armenian Banks, total capital of Unibank amounted to 23.2bn drams as of Apr 1 2016 (with a 9.8% year-on-year growth), assets totaled 169.7 bln drams (a y-o-y 2.1% growth), provision of crediting and other loans - 122.5 bln drams (3.2% y-o-y growth), investments in securities - 8.6 bln drams (75.5% y-o-y growth), liabilities - 146.5 bln drams (1% y-o-y growth), including time deposits-112.3 bln AMD (8.1% y-o-y growth). Unibank received 493.2 mln net profits in 2015 (a 7.4% y-o-y decline, and more than 6-fold decline for Q4 alone). To recall, additional issue of common nominal stocks by "UNIBANK" OJSC was listed on NASDAQ OMX Armenia Starting from June 15, 2016 and included in the stocks' B
list. Listed securities comprise 22,704,347 stocks (ISIN - AMUNIBS10ER5) with nominal value of AMD 100, traded under UNIB ticker symbol and allowed to manual and REPO trading as well. To recall, on April 20-21, 2016 placement of the Bank's above-mentioned additional shares took place at NASDAQ OMX Armenia. 22,704,347 common nominal stocks were fully placed with total value traded of AMD 5,221,999,810. The price of a stock stood at AMD 230 amid nominal value of 100 AMD. Unibank issued132,373,818 common nominal stocks in total. The total value of issue was 13,237,381,800 AMD. Since February 10, 2016 109,669,471 stocks were placed amounted to 10,966,947,100 AMD wile the rest 22,704,347 stocks with nominal value of AMD 100 were listed on June 15.