Maib added another important recognition to its impressive record of accomplishments, this time being ranked by Euromoney magazine as the market leader in 3 key segments, namely Corporate, Digital and Corporate Social Responsibility. It is the first time that Euromoney covers Moldovan banks in its annual rankings. Euromoney ranking is a well-researched survey based on performance data, surveys, and banking expert views. Euromoney’s annual awards programme, which was established in 1992, attracts over 2,000 submissions from more than 500 of the world’s leading banks in 113 countries and recognizes excellence across global, regional and individual country categories.
Giorgi Shagidze, maib CEO:
„We are proud to see that our efforts have resulted in these outstanding results. In the past two years maib embarked on a very ambitious transformation. We revamped our processes and products in order to put customer in the center and make digital banking the engine of our growth, Being ranked top in Moldova in all key segments is the evidence of our hard work paying off. I would like to thank our customers and maib colleagues for this achievement.”
Customer-oriented strategy, professionalism and the multiple advantages for clients maib offers have created a favorable environment for rapid growth of the customer portfolio.
In 2021, we set out, by way of updating the Bank's strategic objectives, to become the market leader in terms of the use of digital technologies, and the award in the Digital Banking segment confirms the efforts we are making to modernize our digital channels, with particular emphasis on comfort, trust, security and relevance.
In the field of corporate social responsibility, maib emphasized its efforts in recent years, being involved in initiatives that are important, useful and welcome by the society and the environment. Regarding the Corporate Banking activity, maib is particularly appreciated by clients for its business model and the strategy that puts the client in the center.
We are proud of the increasingly better results we achieve through transparency, innovative and team spirit, professionalism, customer orientation, the fact that we are trustworthy and agile.
Euromoney magazine was launched in 1969 to cover the emergence of the international cross-border capital markets. The euromarket, after which the magazine is named, is the predecessor to today’s mainstream global capital markets. Today, Euromoney is the primary magazine of the wholesale financial world, its institutions and its users, and has been for more than 50 years.
Maib is the largest bank in Moldova, with a share of 32.7% of deposits and 35.5% of loans of the entire banking system at the end of first half of 2022. The bank is of systemic importance and serves almost a third of the country's population.
Since 2018, maib's largest shareholder is a consortium, which includes the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Invalda INVL, a leading asset management group in the Baltic States and Horizon Capital, a private investment fund focused on emerging markets from Europe.