The Bank makes every effort to increase transparency, in addition to improving the quality and quantity of information available to its investors and shareholders. The Bank is focused on providing equal access to public information to all of its stakeholders.
Bank Saint Petersburg built all the processes in Investor Relations based on the best practice that existed in the world and is striving to maintain them at a high level, extending the circle of communications and the range of products prepared for the market.
Making every effort to maintain a close connection with the investment community, the Bank’s representatives pay significant attention to interacting with its current and potential investors. During 2019, Investor Relations team held 149 meetings and 16 events, including Investor Day, FY 2018 IFRS live presentation, four Roadshows, one Analyst Roadshow. Also the Bank took part at seven Investor Conferences.
During Investor Day, the Bank published new presentations on risk management and vintage analysis of the loan portfolio, financials, corporate and retail business, digitalization and the corporate governance system at the Bank. Top management continues to participate in Investor Days (over the past three years, managers from corporate and retail units, risk management, trading, the Moscow branch have taken part).
In 2019, the Bank opted for more active participation in Investment Conferences including locations where Roadshows are not viable, for example, Cyprus, Athens (Greece) and Prague (Czech Republic).
Proactive communications were carried out as new materials appeared (in the form of presentations, press releases, updating materials on the Bank’s website, etc.). In total, in 2019, IR distributed 48 newsletters (press releases / messages / reports) on the most significant events for the investment community.
Press releases / messages / reports are sent out based on an investor base of about 500 analysts and portfolio managers. In addition, the Investor Relation team on a weekly basis provides existing and potential investors and investment bank analysts covering the Bank with 5 to 10 comments necessary to analyze the financial condition of the Bank and make informed investment decisions. Foreign investors hold about 30% of the Bank's voting shares.
The Bank's ordinary registered shares (state registration number 10300436В, ISIN: RU0009100945) are listed on the stock market of the Moscow Exchange. Since October 28, 2016, ordinary registered shares of the Bank have been traded with listing level 1 (stock ticker BSPB).
The Bank's shares are included into the following Moscow Exchange indices: Moscow Exchange Indices (Broad Market Index (MOEXBMI/RUBMI); Sectoral Financials Index (MOEXFN/ RTSfn).
The information on the price can be found on the Bank’s web site and on the Moscow Exchange web site (stock ticker BSPB).
In October 2019, the Bank completed a new buy-back procedure and acquired 12 million shares at a price of 53.5 rubles per share. After the buyback the Bank's total treasury shares amounted to 24 million (4.8% of ordinary shares). The Bank confirms the intention to cancel the acquired shares.
As of January 1, 2020, the Bank’s book value per share has reached RUB 168.