2009

22 December 2009
The last documents signed regarding the receipt of convertible loan in the amount of EUR 30 million from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

14 December 2009
NASDAQ OMX Baltic Stock Exchanges in Vilnius, Tallinn and Riga announced the results of the Baltic Market Awards for 2009 of the Baltic Securities. In terms of the provision of information Šiaulių bankas is one of the most advanced companies in the Baltic Securities Market. 

2 November 2009
In accordance with LTL 100 million non-equity securities programme AB Šiaulių bankas issued a 370-day issue of discounted bonds issue in euro, the total nominal value of which is EUR 7 million. 

29 October 2009
According to the Economy Promotion Plan of the Ministry of Economy AB Šiaulių bankas and Investments and Business Guarantees (INVEGA) signed a cooperation agreement on the provision of guarantees for loans for the modernisation of multi-apartment buildings.

19 October 2009
Šiaulių bankas started granting state supported credits to the students of Lithuanian universities and colleges who did not get the state funded places and are on the list of students approved by the Lithuanian State Science and Studies Foundation, who are offered to conclude agreements on the state supported credits. 

15 October 2009
Šiaulių bankas in the Ministry of Agriculture Šiaulių bankas signed an agreement of EUR 2.4 million with the Credit fund managed by the Rural Credit Guarantee Fund regarding the target credit, granting preference credits to the agricultural sector.

14 October 2009
Šiaulių bankas signed an agreement with European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (ERBD) concerning allocation of the convertible loan of EUR 30 million to AB Šiaulių bankas. The Board of Directors of EBRD approved this loan in August.

1 October 2009
At the meeting of leaders of quoted companies with the investors AB Šiaulių bankas made a presentation on its activity, results and prospects.

18 September 2009
Šiaulių bankas, upon winning the tender announced by the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania and Investments and Business Guarantees (INVEGA) for partial allocation of the Lithuania’s state budget for granting credits to Small and Medium Business, successfully accomplished the process of granting of funds under the state’s supported first stage small credits programme.

10 September 2009
Cooperating with the European Investment Fund (EIF) Šiaulių bankas launched the implementation of a new financial facility, which allowed providing easier funding to very small, small and medium-sized enterprises. The EIF selected Šiaulių bankas to grant risk sharing loans and projected to assign EUR 20 million (LTL 69 million) from the JEREMIE’s controlling fund.

19 August 2009
Šiaulių bankas won the selection of banks announced by the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania to grant state supported credits to students.

6 August 2009
EBRD granted a convertible loan of EUR 30 million to Šiaulių Bankas. The obtained funds will be used for financing small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) and for the development of infrastructure projects of public undertakings and private enterprises of municipal and regional importance.

27 July 2009
Šiaulių bankas started issuing business payment cards to the Communities of Tenement House Owners (CTHO).

14 July 2009
Šiaulių bankas and Investment and Business Guarantees UAB (INVEGA) signed an Open Credit Line Agreement, according to which the Bank will be able to grant credits to SMEs from the Open Credit Fund. 

10 July 2009
The bank completed the distribution of the second bond issue under the programme of Non-equity Securities in the amount of LTL 100 million, the base prospectus of which was approved by Securities Commission of the Republic of Lithuania on 11 February 2009. 12,198 units of discounted bonds of EUR 100 nominal value were distributed (securities ISIN code LT100401240). Total nominal value – EUR 1,219,800. 

26 June 2009
Šiaulių bankas and Investment and Business Guarantees UAB (INVEGA) signed a bilateral agreement on granting credits with the INVEGA guarantee not only to very small, small and medium-sized enterprises, but also to large enterprises encountering temporal financial difficulties.

26 June 2009
The international rating agency Moody's Investors Service established the following reviewed ratings of AB Šiaulių bankas: long-term deposit rating – Ba3, short-term deposit rating – NP, financial capacity rating – D. The outlook on long-term deposit rating and financial capacity rating is negative. 

22 June 2009
Šiaulių bankas started the distribution of one-year discounted bond issue in the amount of EUR 10 million under the programme of non-equity securities of LTL 100 million of the bank.

13 May 2009 
Šiaulių bankas and Investment and Business Guarantees UAB (INVEGA) signed an agreement regarding the second stage of small credit granting to small and medium-sized business. The amount of LTL 35 million was allocated to Šiaulių bankas to grant small credits; this was the largest amount among the banks winning the tender.

11 May 2009
Šiaulių bankas started public trading of the first half-year discounted bond issue in the amount of EUR 10 million in accordance with LTL 100 million non-equity securities programme, the base prospectus of which was approved by the Securities Commission of the Republic of Lithuania on 11-02-2009.

7 May 2009
Šiaulių bankas took the first place in the rank for "Provision of small credits – stage 2" and was granted the maximum amount per applicant, i. e., LTL 35 million .

10 April 2009
Šiaulių bankas won the tender arranged by the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania and Investicijų ir verslo garantijos UAB (INVEGA) for the portion of the budget assignments intended to credit small and medium-sized business. Šiaulių bankas received LTL 8 million for small credit granting.

30 March 2009
AB Šiaulių bankas acquired 100 percent of UAB Šiaulių banko investicijų valdymas (SB Investment Management) authorized capital and voting rights and 100 percent of UAB Šiaulių banko turto fondas authorized capital and voting rights.

6 March 2009
A new Customer Service Branch was opened in Šiauliai shopping and leisure centre Akropolis.

11 February 2009 
The Securities Commission approved the base prospectus for AB Šiaulių bankas non-equity securities in the amount of LTL 100 million.