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Let’s taste caviar et vodka - 19/09/17 November 8, 2017

Le mardi 19 septembre, East-West United Bank a accueilli les invités du Paperjam Club au sein de la somptueuse Villa Foch afin de découvrir la subtile association de l’or noir et de la vodka, proposée par Charles de Saint-Vincent de la maison Boutary. (Photos: Maison Moderne) Source + Photos : (...)

East West United Bank accélère sur la banque privée May 15, 2017

Lancée dans une diversification de ses activités, East West United Bank accélère. La banque russe du Boulevard Joseph II, dirigée par Sergey Pchelintsev, mise davantage sur son activité de banque privée pour relancer sa croissance. L'établissement arrivé au Grand-Duché dans les années 1970 ne prétend pas offrir un service universel de banque (...)

Saving online with East West Direkt April 11, 2017

East-West United Bank is launching East West Direkt - an innovative online savings platform that offers transparent savings products with attractive rates. East West Direkt is connecting growth with safety! East West Direkt offers instant-access savings accounts and fixed-term deposits with attractive rates and competitive conditions. East (...)

East-West United Bank ABBL visit August 24, 2016

After a brief tour and introduction into the history of villa Foch, the guests met with Sergey Pchelintsev, CEO of the Bank. In the heated discussion on the strengthening of mutually beneficial cooperation between ABBL and EWUB were involved other EWUB representatives: Andrey Zaitsev, Head of Private Banking,Veronika Vasilyeva, Head of (...)

Didier Mouget au conseil d’East-West United Bank August 8, 2016

L’ancien managing partner de PwC Luxembourg devient administrateur indépendant de la banque russe établie au Luxembourg depuis plus de 40 ans. Depuis qu’il a passé le flambeau à John Parkhouse à la tête de PwC Luxembourg, au 1er juillet 2015, Didier Mouget avait un peu disparu des écrans radars. Tout juste avait-on pu admirer sa jolie résidence, (...)

East-West United Bank appoints new member of BoD August 2, 2016

Mr Mouget holds a Master degree in business and finance and is also a qualified chartered accountant. He has over 30 years professional experience, during this time he occupied various leadership positions in different member firms of the largest accounting network - PWC, in Luxembourg and abroad. Furthermore, Didier Mouget served as an audit (...)

EWUB becomes member of Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce August 1, 2016

On 20th June 2016 EWUB has signed a cooperation agreement with Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce (CCBLR). In accordance with this agreement, EWUB has become an official member of the Chamber of Commerce with the following advantages: Participation in the events, round tables and conferences, organised by CCBLR; Receiving periodical (...)

Expat portrait : the russian Anna Radishevskaia July 25, 2016

Today, we will focus on Russia and interview an influential Russian woman emigrated to Luxembourg : Anna Radishevskaia ! PORTRAIT Anna Radischevskia came to Luxembourg in 1992 subsequent to the Russian economy crisis. She was transferred from her office administrator post in the Russian Social Services Ministry to occupy the Russian (...)

East West United Bank Sponsors Art Donation to Ville de Luxembourg June 28, 2016

An exhibition of new paintings by famous Moscow artist, Natalia Grigorieva, called "Beauty in Motion" is open until 30 June at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (32 rue Goethe, L-1637 Luxembourg). During the official event vernissage in the presence of the Ambassador of the Russian Federation, Natalia Grigorieva donated to (...)

Celebration of friendship at Luxembourg’s Russian School June 19, 2016

(JB) Youngsters at Luxembourg's Russian School, Kalinka, held a lively celebration of friendship when they gave an end of year show on Saturday. Penguins, sailors and national dress were among the fun and colourful costumes worn by the children for the concert, dubbed “Children of the world are friends”, hosted at the Lycée des Arts et (...)

CHILDREN FILM FESTIVAL “CINEMAY” IN LUXEMBOURG June 15, 2016

The film festival for children and youth (CineMay) took place in Luxembourg. This kind of event happened for the first time in Grand Duchy. Russian center of Culture and Science and Russian school “Kalinka” were main sites for hosting the festival. From 2nd to 5th June, audience of all ages and nationalities had a chance to watch Russian modern (...)

VISIT OF THE MINISTER OF FINANCE OF LUXEMBOURG TO EAST-WEST UNITED BANK June 6, 2016

May 23, 2016 East-West United Bank had the honor to receive the visit of Minister of Finance Mr. Pierre Gramegna and Mr. Bob Kieffer, LFF Counsellor in Communications. The meeting took place at the historic Villa Foch that has obviously impressed the guests with its recently restored interior. Several topics were discussed during this visit (...)

ING MARATHON 2016 June 1, 2016

On Saturday, May 28 at 7pm the 11th traditional annual ING Night Marathon started in Luxembourg. East-West United Bank participated in the marathon for the second time. This year, the bank had been represented by 4 teams: one team of 3 people for a 21km distance (half marathon) and 3 teams of 3 persons for 5km distance "Run for (...)

MTS - TENDER OFFER AND EWUB PARTICIPATION June 1, 2016

East-West United Bank was acting as Settlement and Custodian Agent for the Tender Offer of Mobile TeleSystems Public Joint Stock Company http://www.mtsgsm.com/news/2016-06-24-104789/ On 15 June 2016, Dega Retail Holding Limited (the “Offeror”) launched an offer on behalf, and at the instruction, of Mobile TeleSystems Public Joint Stock Company (...)

Minister Gramegna Visits East-West United Bank May 28, 2016

On Monday 23 May 2016 Luxembourg's Minister of Finance, Pierre Gramegna, and LFF Counsellor in Communications, Bob Kieffer, visited the East-West United Bank at the historic Villa Foch that impressed the guests with its recently restored interior. Several topics were discussed during this visit which include a lunch prepared and served by (...)

East-West United Bank Hosts Reception for Gala des Etoiles Guests May 19, 2016

The Saturday 14 May 2016, the annual performance with the stars of European ballet, "Gala des Étoiles" was held at the Grand Théâtre of Luxembourg City. The evening presented the opportunity to enjoy the cultural life of the capital and bring together dance lovers and experts, including the clients, partners and employees of the (...)

EWUB hosts a reception for Gala des Etoiles guests May 19, 2016

The Saturday 14 May 2016, the annual performance with the stars of European ballet, "Gala des Étoiles" was held at the Grand Théâtre of Luxembourg City. The evening presented the opportunity to enjoy the cultural life of the capital and bring together dance lovers and experts, including the clients, partners and employees of the (...)

RECEPTION IN THE ELEGANT STYLE May 18, 2016

Annual performance with the stars of European ballet “Gala des Etoiles”, which has already become a good tradition, was held at the Grand Theatre of Luxembourg on 14th May. This memorable evening was a special occasion in the cultural life of the capital and collected lovers and experts of the art of dance, including clients, partners and (...)

ALFI OFFICIALLY VISITS EAST-WEST UNITED BANK April 6, 2016

On March 22, the delegation of The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI), headed by the Chairman of ALFI Mrs. Denise Voss and General Director Mr. Camille Thommes visited premises of East-West United Bank. The meeting was attended by Jeannot Krecké, Chairman of the Board of Directors EWUB, Sergey Pchelintsev, Managing Director / (...)

ALFI Visits East-West United Bank to Outline Joint Action Plan April 5, 2016

A delegation of The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI), headed by the Chairman of ALFI, Denise Voss, and General Director, Camille Thommes, recently visited the premises of East-West United Bank in Luxembourg city. The meeting was attended by Jeannot Krecké, Chairman of the Board of Directors EWUB, Sergey Pchelintsev, Managing (...)

The ever-changing landscape of the funds industry February 8, 2016

On February 4th, 2016, two hundred funds professionals gathered at the European Conference Center Luxembourg for Warren's first event of the year:FundsEvent. For the 7th edition, the topic "Investments in 2030: what does the future hold" was addressed by the passionate international and local speakers who shared their knowledge (...)

NICOLAS MACKEL’S VISIT IN EWUB February 5, 2016

On February 3, the delegation of Luxembourg for Finance (LFF), headed by the General Director, Mr. Nicolas Mackel, visited premises of East-West United Bank. The meeting was attended by Jeannot Krecké, Chairman of the Board of Directors EWUB, Sergei Pchelintsev, Managing Director / CEO, Andrey Zaitsev, Director of Private Banking and Anna (...)

Inspiring speakers and expert workshops at FundsEvent 2016 February 1, 2016

On Thursday, Warren will hold its first event of the year: FundsEvent. The topic of the 2016 edition, “Investments in 2030: what does the future hold?”, will gather hundreds of funds and finance specialists around the topic of the changing environment of the funds industry. The day will start with the Opening Words by Edouard Bokuetenge, (...)

10 X 6: THE FUTURE OF THE FINANCIAL SECTOR IN LUXEMBOURG January 29, 2016

On 27 of January in the cultural center Tramsschapp traditional seminar 10 X 6 "The Future of Luxembourg as a financial center", organized by PAPERJAM BUSINESS CLUB was held. The top managers of main financial institutions were speaking about the further development and diversification of Luxembourg. During the 6-minute each of (...)

PUBLIC CONFERENCE ON NATION BRANDING, ON 27 JANUARY 2016 January 27, 2016

What would be a strong image for an open, dynamic, reliable country? That’s the question being asked at the moment as part of the nation branding process launched in 2014 by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and the Ministry of the Economy, accompanied by the Nation Branding Committee. The Nation Branding Committee invites members of (...)

RUSSIAN BALL IN LUXEMBOURG: THE ART OF CHARITY January 22, 2016

5th Russian Charity Ball, by right considered one of the most prominent social events in the Grand Duchy, was held on January 16, 2016 in the Cercle Cité. Russian Ball is not only about dances, it is a ritual. Exceptional solemn atmosphere, beautiful music, etiquette, long dresses, sparkling jewelry and tuxedos provide a great opportunity to (...)

INTERVIEW WITH "RUSSIA 24" VLADIMIR YVTUSHENKOV ON 01/22/2016 January 22, 2016

Dear all, We are pleased to inform you that our UBO Vladimir Evtushenkov gave an interview on January 22, 2016 to one of the main channels of Russia - channel Russia 24. Small preview: “Statements that economic model based on hydrocarbon (oil, natural gas and coal) has become outdated is more and more often heard from leading economists and (...)

GALA DES ETOILES SHOW 2016 January 6, 2016

Dance Gala Concert with the Stars will take place in the Grand Theatre of Luxembourg City. It will take place in Grand Theatre of Luxembourg on 14th and 15th of May. The event will gather world’s best dancers in a unique show that will steal the hearts of all spectators. The availability is limited, so we advise you to purchase your tickets (...)

CHRISTMAS DINNER AT EWUB December 21, 2015

On December 17, EWUB arranged Christmas dinner for its employees before anticipated Christmas holidays. The evening began with a glass of champagne in a historic salon of villa Foch. Managing Director of EWUB, Sergey Pchelintsev, thanked the staff of the bank for their work during this year and wished to all a Happy New Year. The dinner (...)

SAINT NICOLAS DAY IN EWUB December 15, 2015

December 11th, East-West United Bank arranged Saint Nicolas Day celebrations for the children of employees and their families. Little artists from school Kalinka, sponsored since its foundation by EWUB, performed with energetic Russian dances and songs in front of the guests in the historic salons of villa Foch. After that children were (...)

INTERNATIONAL BAZAAR IN LUXEMBOURG December 2, 2015

On 28 — 29 of November in Luxembourg there was the International Bazaar. It was attended by the Grand Duchess Maria Teresa together with her daughters-in-law Claire and Tessy. This edition of the «Bazaar International» was run entirely by volunteers. It is non-commercial and independent and combines the act of fundraising with a stylish (...)

RUSSIAN CHARITY BALL 2016 December 2, 2015

On the night of the 16 of January 2016, the Russian Charity Ball will take place in the most prestigious venue of Luxembourg – The Circle Cite. The Ball is organized under the patronage of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minster of Economics of Luxembourg, E. Schneider and the Ambassador of Russia in Luxembourg H. E. Mark Entin. The date of the (...)

COCKTAIL AND NETWORKING RECEPTION AT EWUB November 25, 2015

East-West United Bank (EWUB) held a Cocktail and Networking reception at the Villa Foch, mansion on Bld Joseph II in Luxembourg city, on Wednesday evening (18.11.2015). Informal event for the partners of the Bank was accompanied by exquisite cuisine and champagne. The occasion was organized to express gratitude to the partners of the Bank and (...)

THE OFFICIAL VISIT OF MR. CARLO THELEN TO EWUB. November 23, 2015

November 13, the official visit of the delegation of the Chamber of Commerce of Luxembourg, headed by the Director Mr. Carlo Thelen, took place on the premises of EWUB. Mr. Thelen met Mr. Martin Pcola, Managing Director / CFO of East-West United Bank, and discussed the new strategy of the Bank and the development of further cooperation with (...)

Cocktail and Networking Reception at EWUB November 18, 2015

Informal event for the partners of the Bank was accompanied by exquisite cuisine and champagne. The occasion was organized to express gratitude to the partners of the Bank and enhance further communication with them. Also, new management and the strategy of the Bank were presented. Jeannot Krecké, former Minister of Economy and Foreign (...)

Jeannot Krecké Appointed Chairman of Russian Bank EWUB November 18, 2015

The East West United Bank (EWUB) held a reception at the Villa Foch, its headquarters on Bld Joseph II in Luxembourg city on Wednesday evening. Jeannot Krecké, former Minister for the Economy and Foreign Trade, spoke about developing relations between Luxembourg and Russia, and announced his appointment as Chairman of EWUB in Luxembourg; he (...)

La modernité dans la tradition November 13, 2015

Aujourd'hui l'internationalisation de la place financière luxembourgeoise est une réalité. Elle a débuté dans les années 1970, alors que la sidérurgie commençait à montrer de premiers signes d'essoufflement. De nombreuses banques étrangères esquissent alors une implantation sur le Grand-Duché (allemandes, suisses, américaines ou scandinaves). (...)

OCTOBER 20: BRINGING BRIC BUSINESS TOGETHER IN LUXEMBOURG October 23, 2015

Luxembourg Brazil Business Council, Luxembourg Russia Business Chamber, Indian Business Chamber of Luxembourg and CHINALUX have joined forces to host the panel discussion and dinner aimed at exploring the business opportunities between BRIC countries and Luxembourg. Hosted at Utopolis cinema in Kirchberg on October 20th, the event began with (...)

TECHESL ORIENTATION BOOTCAMP AT UNIVERSITY OF LUXEMBOURG October 9, 2015

TechESL Orientation Bootcamp is a three-day orientation program with a final Judgment Day competition, held one week after the workshop. The objective of the workshop is to provide an intensive orientation for new MICS graduate students to brush up their English language skills and develop a close relationship with other incoming students. (...)

SEASON OF WORKSHOPS IN LUXEMBOURG IS OPENED! October 7, 2015

More than 250 people attended the first day of the workshop of the eighth season of the Paperjam club, held on Thursday, September 17, in Neimënster. From our Bank Jennifer Cunningham (Head of HR & Internal Communication) and Valeriya Pichurina (Department of Marketing & PR) participated in the (...)

Sergey Pchelintsev becomes new Head of East-West United Bank September 7, 2015

The Bank's management efforts to build a new team and master its key competitive advantages – a strong capital base, a unique blend of experience and understanding of Russian and European businesses and financial systems and capabilities of its international team – have secured the Bank's capacity to perform in the future. Following (...)

LUXEMBOURG 25TH IN GLOBAL LIVEABILITY RANKING August 21, 2015

Luxembourg has been placed 25th out of 140 countries around the globe, and 11th in Europe, in a liveability ranking carried out by the Economist Intelligence Unit. The ranking assesses 30 factors in five categories – stability (25 percent of total), healthcare (20 percent), culture and environment (25 percent), education (10 percent) and (...)

LUXEMBOURG 2015 August 18, 2015

People who like to have quick access to statistics and facts have been given a helping hand by Luxembourg’s government press office which has created a fun fact sheet. Luxembourg 2015 contains 14 pages of facts and statistics about the Grand Duchy, from the number of inhabitants to its year of independence and size. The fact sheet was (...)

S & P HAS IMPROVED THE OUTLOOK FOR THE RATING "BB" OF JSFC SISTEMA July 28, 2015

International rating agency Standard & Poor’s raised the outlook on the long-term rating "BB" of JSFC Sistema in foreign currency from negative to stable. The change of outlook reflects the successful resolution of the case related to the oil company "Bashneft ", says S & (...)

LUXEMBOURG MAINTAINS TRIPLE AAA July 13, 2015

(CS) Fitch Ratings has kept its AAA rating of Luxembourg with a stable outlook unchanged, leaving the Grand Duchy one of only nine countries worldwide to hold the top rating by the three leading agencies. Luxembourg has also been rated AAA with a stable outlook by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s. This makes the country part of an exclusive (...)

HEAD OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF JSFC “SISTEMA” VLADIMIR EVTUSHENKOV TALKS IN AN INTERVIEW WITH EVELINA ZAKAMSKAYA ABOUT THE ANALYSIS OF THE FINANCIAL SITUATION THAT IS CURRENTLY EMERGING IN RUSSIA, AS WELL AS ABOUT HIS OWN PLANS FOR THE FUTURE PERSPECTIVES. June 29, 2015

Evtushenkov: “We’ve passed not the peak of the crisis, but only the peak of the tension from the shock ”. 15:14 18.06.2015 http://www.vestifinance.ru/videos/22410 Current situation We don’t have the luxury to assume that the peak of the tension has passed and we can relax. We’ve only passed the peak of the tension from the shock. Our partners (...)

BIRTHDAY EAST-WEST UNITED BANK June 26, 2015

EWUB birthday coincides with the day of National Independence of Russia. The act of the foundation of East-West United Bank in Luxembourg was signed on June 12, 1974. This year EWUB celebrated its 41st anniversary in the "family circle”. The event brought together the bank’s employees and their families. Everyone found something for (...)

THE RECEPTION ON THE OCCASION OF THE DAY OF RUSSIA June 16, 2015

Reception on the occasion of National Day — the Day of Russia — was held on 11 of June 2015 at the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Representatives of the authorities, the business community, civil society, educational and cultural organizations, the diplomatic corps, art circles, Russian compatriots attended (...)

JUNE 12 - DAY OF NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE OF RUSSIA AND BIRTHDAY OF EAST WEST UNITED BANK June 12, 2015

Today is a public holiday, the Day of Russia. Celebrations will be held across the whole country. President Vladimir Putin will grand state awards, and the visitors of the Red Square and millions of television viewers will be able to see a large-scale historical show "From Old Russia to Modern." The show will be attended by 1,300 (...)

EWUB’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE DIVERSIFICATION OF THE LUXEMBOURG ECONOMY June 5, 2015

Anna Radishevskaia, Head of Marketing and PR of East West United Bank, answered the question of editors from the business magazine PaperJam 2 (June 2015) Years of experience in Luxembourg, the Russian roots and knowledge of the markets of the CIS countries and Eastern Europe make an evident contribution of EWUB to diversification of the Grand (...)

EWUB PARTICIPATED IN ING NIGHT MARATHON June 2, 2015

On Saturday, May 30 at 7 pm the 10th anniversary ING Night Marathon took place. The race was attended by more than 11, 000 people, including 3 teams from the East-West United Bank. Our bank was represented by Svetlana Fedotova, Jennifer Cunningham, Yulia Gudkova, Marina Petrenko, Madalina Mustatea, Mihail Iampolski, David Gatti, Serge Remy and (...)

LUXEMBOURG 6TH IN GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS RANKING May 29, 2015

Luxembourg reached the top ten, jumping from 11th to 6th place of the World Competitive-ness Yearbook, thanks to improvements in business efficiency and more positive economic outlook in the country. The rating includes 61 countries in total, and is carried out by the Swiss International Institute for Management Development. This year results (...)

UNITED FOR THE RUN May 12, 2015

On May 30th, 2015 EWUB for the first time will participate in the team evening run, which has been organised for the second year as part of a large ING marathon. 3 Teams combining of 9 employees in total will run 5 kilometers along the main marathon route starting from the parking Konrad Adenauer in Kirchberg and finishing at Luxexpo. The (...)

THE INTERVIEW OF ANNA RADISHEVSKAIA IN JANG’S CITY MAGAZINE LUXEMBOURG May 8, 2015

Anna Radishevskaia runs the Kalinka Saturday Russian school, which has just celebrated its fifth anniversary. Having come to Luxembourg in 1992 to work for the European Parliament, she now works in the East West United Bank (which also partly finances the school), while spending a large proportion of her free time managing this school (...)

RUSSIAN SCHOOL "KALINKA" CELEBRATED ITS 5TH ANNIVERSARY. March 12, 2015

The Anniversary Celebration Concert prepared by the teachers and students of the school was held on Sunday 8 March at the cultural center Tramsschapp in Limpertsberg. Not only the pupils and their parents came to congratulate the school, but also those who were at the origins of its creation, who helped and is helping to create the conditions (...)

PAPERJAM WORKSHOP - COMMUNICATION AS PART OF THE STRATEGY February 17, 2015

On February 12th Head of Marketing and PR of East West United Bank Radishevskaia Anna took part in a seminar dedicated to communication strategies. Pascale Kauffman (Apollo strategists) was the speaker of the event. She shared her rich experience about the development and implementation of approaches and how to narrow audience of customers. (...)

GALA DES ETOILES SHOW 2015 February 9, 2015

Dance Gala Concert with the Stars will take place in the Grand Theatre of Luxembourg City during the two days: Friday, 15th May 2015 and Saturday, 16th May 2015. The event will gather world’s best dancers in a unique show that will steal the hearts of all spectators. This is a rare opportunity to see the great tradition of classical and (...)

CONFERENCE ON NEW RUSSIAN DE-OFFSHORISATION RULES February 3, 2015

On January, 29th the Conference on new Russian de-offshorisation rules took place in the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce and Luxembourg — Russia Business Chamber organized this meeting. Another session was organised in Russian language at East West United Bank ’s permises on 30th of January. The reports were given by Mrs. Ekaterina Lazorina, (...)

GLAMOUR AND SOCIETY AT RUSSIAN CHARITY BALL January 27, 2015

The 4th annual Russian Charity Ball was held at the Cercle Cité in Luxembourg city centre on Saturday evening, organised by the Russian Charity Ball in Luxembourg asbl. The event is considered an essential event in the Russian community in Luxembourg and traditionally coincides with the feast of the Orthodox New Year. It is a unique event of (...)

FITCH AFFIRMS LUXEMBOURG AT ’AAA’ WITH STABLE OUTLOOK January 16, 2015

On 16 January 2015, the rating agency Fitch confirmed Luxembourg’s AAA rating with stable outlook. Luxembourg continues to benefit from the best credit rating from the three major rating agencies: S&P, Moody’s and Fitch. Fitch notes in particular the favourable economic trends in the country, with a higher average growth in the euro area. (...)

MERRY CHRISTMAS IN RUSSIA OR WHY RUSSIANS CELEBRATE IT IN JANUARY 2015? January 7, 2015

Frist of all, we would like to wish "Merry Christmas!" to everybody celebrating it on this day! The Julian calendar, introduced by Julius Caesar in 46 BC (708 AUC), was a reform of the Roman calendar. It took effect in 45 BC (709 AUC), shortly after the Roman conquest of Egypt. It was the predominant calendar in the Roman world, (...)