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DGAP-UK-Regulatory News vom 19.06.2017

TCS Group Holding PLC: Statement on Tinkoff Bank's RAS Financial Highlights for January - May 2017

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19-Jun-2017 / 15:02 CET/CEST
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Statement on Tinkoff Bank's RAS Financial Highlights for January - May 2017

Moscow, Russia - 19 June 2017. TCS Group Holding PLC (TCS LI) (the "Group"), Russia's leading provider of online retail financial services, including Tinkoff Bank and Tinkoff Insurance, today announces Tinkoff Bank's unaudited RAS financial highlights for January - May 2017.

For the five months of 2017, net income stood at RUB 7.4bn versus RUB 2.5bn in January-May 2016 which is attributed to the growth of net interest income, lower cost of funding, improved quality of the loan portfolio and growth of revenue from new business lines.

It should be noted that the RAS net income figure is not a reliable indicator of IFRS net income for the same period. There is a very low correlation between financial results under the two reporting standards as a result of significant accounting differences. Therefore, RAS figures should not be used as the basis for conclusions on forthcoming IFRS results.

The gross loan portfolio amounted to RUB 135bn representing an increase of 23% y-o-y. The net loan portfolio amounted to RUB 112bn having increased by 28% y-o-y and constituted 58% of total assets (57% at year-end 2016).

Retail customer accounts stood at RUB 121bn. Tinkoff Bank continued to retain substantial liquidity: the CBR N2 ratio stood at 44% (minimum requirement: 15%), and the CBR N3 ratio was 143% (minimum requirement: 50%). Retail customer accounts constituted 75% of total liabilities.

Total assets increased by 29% y-o-y to RUB 192.6bn.

As of 1 June 2017, total capital including retained profits (based on Form 123) amounted to RUB 34.2bn. The CBR N1 capital adequacy ratio was 12.53%. Both Core Capital Adequacy Ratio (N1.1) and Main Capital Adequacy Ratio (N1.2) were 10.52%.

Our strong May 2017 RAS results are driven by two major continuing trends:

a) an ongoing quality growth of our consumer finance business, carrying on from 2016;

b) a growing contribution from our non-credit fees-and-commission business lines.


Note on RAS results

Please note that the figures in this press release are calculated in accordance with Tinkoff Bank's internal methodology which is available at:

RAS results are not a reliable indicator of IFRS results due to significant accounting differences that make a direct read-across from RAS to IFRS results impossible. The main differences between RAS and IFRS are:

- Consolidated results under IFRS include a number of additional items and results of its subsidiaries

- Accrual of expenses under IFRS

- Timing differences in accounting for restructured loans ('instalments') and loans going through courts

- The effect from the revaluation of currency derivative instruments

- The effect of deferred income tax.

For enquiries:
Tinkoff Bank
Darya Ermolina
Head of PR
+ 7 495 648-10-00 (ext. 2009)
Tinkoff Bank
Larisa Chernysheva
IR Department
+ 7 495 648-10-00 (ext. 2312)

About the Group

TCS Group Holding PLC is an innovative provider of online retail financial services operating in Russia through a high-tech branchless platform. The Group has also developed a "smart courier" network covering almost all cities and towns in Russia which allows next day delivery to many customers.

Tinkoff Bank's product range includes daily banking (credit and debit cards, payments, money transfers), savings, investments, loyalty programmes, travel services, SME services, mortgage platform, and insurance. With its special focus on mobile business, the bank offers mobile applications both for its customer base (Mobile Bank) and beyond it (Traffic Fines, MoneyTalk, Card 2 Card instant money transfers).

Tinkoff is transitioning to become an online financial marketplace,, which offers an entire range of both own brand and partner retail financial services via mobile and desktop.

As at 1 May 2017, the bank was the second largest player in the Russian credit card market, with a market share of 11%. The 1Q17 IFRS net income of the parent company, TCS Group Holding PLC, which includes Tinkoff Bank and the insurance company Tinkoff Insurance, amounted to RUB 3.4 bn, ROE stood at 43%., Russia's largest financial news portal, named Tinkoff Bank the Bank of the Year 2016. In October 2016 Tinkoff Bank was named the largest independent global direct bank by Frost & Sullivan. In 2015 and 2016, the Global Finance magazine named Tinkoff Bank as the Best Consumer Digital Bank in Russia. In 2016, the bank also won Global Finance's Best Integrated Consumer Bank Site award and was named the Best Digital Bank in the CEE by Euromoney. The bank's mobile application was recognised as the best in Russia by Markswebb Rank & Report for three consecutive years in 2014, 2015 and 2016, and by Deloitte for four consecutive years from 2013 to 2016.

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