Ameriabank Becomes Market Maker of IFC and EBRD Bonds

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Yerevan, Armenia, 2014-02-17 06:11 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On 12 February 2014 NASDAQ OMX Armenia granted Ameriabank cjsc, which is the exchange member since October 24, 2008, status of market maker for bonds, issued by European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, EBRD (EBRDB1) and International Finance Corporation, IFC (IFCCB1) and listed on the exchange’s Abond list.

To note, on the same day IFC coupon bonds for total value of AMD 2 bln, coupon rate of 9.7%, face value of AMD 10,000 and maturity of 3 years and EBRD floating rate coupon bonds for total value of AMD 2 bln, with face value of AMD 10,000 and maturity of one year were listed on NASDAQ OMX Armenia.

As a market maker of mentioned bonds, Ameriabank will provide liquidity, thus enhancing investors’ opportunity to buy and sell the bonds in the secondary market. Noteworthy that Ameriabank is also the market maker of the corporate bonds issued by SAS Group llc (SASGB1) and listed on NASDAQ OMX Armenia secondary Bbond list.  

More information on instruments traded at NASDAQ OMX Armenia, as well as stock exchange members and market participants is available at the company’ official web-site: www.nasdaqomx.am

About Ameriabank

Ameriabank is a dynamically developing bank and one of the most stable financial institutions in Armenia. The first investment bank in Armenia, Ameriabank has been providing a large package of innovative investment services since 2007. Now Ameriabank is a universal bank, offering in addition to investment services also corporate and retail banking services in a comprehensive set of banking solutions.
For further information, visit: www.ameriabank.am.

About NASDAQ OMX Group

NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets. As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 80 marketplaces in 50 countries, and approximately 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,200 listed companies with a market value of over $8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.

In January 2008, Nordic exchange operator OMX Group acquired 100% of the shares of the Armenian Stock Exchange (Armex) and the Central Depository of Armenia (CDA). After the combination of NASDAQ and OMX in February 2008, Armex and CDA became fully owned by the NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. On January 26, 2009, “Armenian Stock Exchange” ojsc was officially renamed as “NASDAQ OMX Armenia” ojsc. On June 5, 2009, “NASDAQ OMX Armenia” ojsc became the owner of 100% of the shares of the “Central Depository of Armenia” ojsc.

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