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Mr. Seyhan Pencabligil CEO of BKT, has been awarded as CEO of 2012 for Europe
Tirana, Albania (April 19th, 2013) – Banka Kombëtare Tregtare has been awarded for the third time consecutively as The Best Local Bank of Year in Albania by the prestigious British magazine EMEA Finance. At the same time Mr. Seyhan Pencabligil CEO of BKT has been awarded as CEO of 2012 for Europe by EMEA Finance. 
The Awards, which were recently announced, will be delivered in the ceremony that will take place in Vienna on June 5, 2013.
EMEA Finance, one of the most important financial magazines in the world that follows developments in the financial markets in emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa, awards each year best banks and financial institutions in these markets.  
BKT is the second largest bank and the oldest bank in Albania, having a total asset value of 2.3 billion USD and a total deposit of 1.9 billion USD.  BKT network includes 83 branches, out of which 59 are located in Albania and 24 in Kosova, becoming the largest Albanian bank in the region.  Lately, BKT has been awarded as “Best Bank in Albania for the year 2012” by the pre-eminent British magazine Euromoney magazine and also assigned a credit rating of AAA (ALB) by JCR Eurasia Rating, the highest possible rating taken by any Albanian bank.



Tirana, Albania (December 7th, 2010) – Banka Kombëtare Tregtare (BKT) has been awarded as “Bank of the Year 2010 for Albania” by The Banker, the banking sector’s magazine of Financial Times. The ceremony took place in London Park Lane Hotel in 2 December 2010 while the award was taken by Mr. Mehmet Usta, Chairman of the Board of BKT

"We showed a consistently high and profitable performance during 2010 reaching a Return on Assets of 28%." said Chairman of the Board, Mehmet Usta. "More importantly, the bank's high profitability has been accompanied by an increased market share that stands at an all-time high of 17.5% in a market where almost all banks belong to foreign banking groups.”.

BKT is the second largest and the oldest commercial bank in Albania with a total of 1.5 billion USD in assets and 1.3 billion of USD in deposits. BKT network includes 71 branches out of which 58 are situated in Albania and 13 of them in Kosovo, making BKT the biggest Albanian bank in the region. BKT has been continuously awarded as the Best Bank in Albania reaching lately the evaluation as “Best Bank for 2009 in South East Europe” by the magazine Finance Central Europe. BKT is the only bank that has been reaffirmed for the third year in a row by JCR-Eurasia Rating with AAA(Alb), and by (1-Strong) by the Bank of Albania for the fifth year in a row.

For further information about BKT, please visit: http://www.bkt.com.al
Media Contact:
Banka Kombëtare Tregtare
Adrian Bunguri, Corporate Communication Manager
Tel. +355 4 2 281503 Email: adrianb@bkt.com.al




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