ArmInfo. On the eve of the New Year holidays, the demand for the Converse Bank's offer has significantly increased as part of its cooperation with the best hotels and restaurants in Georgia. In this regard, Converse Bank offers its cardholders to celebrate the New Year in Tbilisi, and receive a discount of 5-25% in the partner network of the Bank, making payments by cards. The press service of Converse Bank informed ArmInfo about this.
"All hotels and restaurants cooperating with the Bank are very popular, thanks to them, the travel of the Bank's customers will be more comfortable," the Bank noted, adding that this offer of Converse Bank is primarily intended for those who prefer to rest on better terms, at affordable prices.
According to the Analytical Survey "Armenian Banks in Card Business" No. 16, prepared by NA ArmInfo, Converse Bank is included in the TOP-5 both in terms of the total number of active cards, and in terms of the number of Visa and MasterCard. By October 1, 2017, the bank increased the total number of active cards by 35.1% - to 183.8 thousand units. In the total number of active cards of the bank, Visa accounts for 28.2%, and MasterCard - for 12.5% (22.9 thousand units with an annual growth of 44.4%). The volume of plastic transactions Converse Bank increased over the 9 months of 2017 at 62% per annum to 239.1 billion AMD, taking the first position on this indicator. As of October 1, 2017, the Bank has 104 ATMs and 753 own POS terminals, with an annual growth of 3% and 31.6%, respectively. Converse Bank issues and also serves Visa and MasterCard on a par with local ArCa cards.
Converse Bank has been operating in the Armenian market since September 1996. As of July 1, 2017, the Bank's shareholders are Advanced Global Investments LLc (hand- Eduardo Ernekian) - 80.94%, HayPost Trust Management B.V. - 14.06%, the Cathedral of the Mother See of Etchmiadzin - 5%.