ArmInfo. Anelik Bank received an award from EBRD in the nomination "EBRD TFP Trade Expert". The Bank's press service told ArmInfo that this award was given to the head of the Anelik Bank department for letters of credit, guarantees and trade financing Inessa Amirbekyan for active participation in the annual international competitions "Trade Finance Clinic" organized by the monthly edition of the European Trade Exchange. This is not her first award from Eurobank, she was previously recognized as a winner in two categories "TFP Gold Award" and "TFP Professional".
Inessa Amirbekyan made a presentation on "Trade Finance: Challenges and Prospects for Armenia", in which she noted: "Trade finance instruments significantly reduce production costs, which allows local products to be brought to the market at a more competitive price. And import-oriented companies, at a professional level advising the nuances and prospects of the transaction.
According to the source, the award ceremony was held at the annual international conference "Belarus: Trade Finance - 2017", which was held on March 16-17 in Minsk within the framework of the EBRD program on trade finance facilitation (TFP). The Worldwide Expert Conferences Company with the support of the European Bank organizes the event.
The event brought together 100 representatives of the banking and corporate sectors of the CIS countries, as well as the Western investment community to analyze opportunities and strategies for cooperation in trade and finance. Also in the framework of the conference, extended meetings were held with the participation of export credit agencies (ECA Club in Minsk).
To recall, Bank Anelik functions in the market since October, 1996. After the additional share issue in November 2016, the membership of the Bank's shareholders changed - the entry of the Cypriot company FISTOCO LTD with a stake of 59.68% reduced the share of the former shareholder represented by the Lebanese Bank CreditBank S.A.L from 100% to 40.32%. Indirect majority shareholders are physical persons: Tarek J. Khalefe (CreditBank S.A.L) and Vartan Dilanyan (FISTOCO LTD).