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Coordinates: 35°45′44″N 51°24′57″E / 35.7622°N 51.4158°E / 35.7622; 51.4158

Bank Pasargad
Public
Traded asTSE: BPAS1
ISIN: IRO1BPAS0008
IndustryBanking, Financial services
Founded14 December 2005
Headquarters430 Mirdamad Boulevard, ,
Number of locations
327 branches across Iran [1][2]
Area served
Iran
Key people
Seyyed Kazem Mirvalad
(Chairman)
Dr Majid Ghassemi
(CEO)
ServicesConsumer banking
Investment banking
RevenueIncrease US$ 1.64 billion (2018)
Increase US$ 653.809 million (2018)
Total assetsUS$ 10.577 billion (2015) [2]
Total equityUS$ 1.607 billion (2015)[2]
Number of employees
3685 (2015)[2]
Websiteen.bpi.ir

Bank Pasargad (Persian: بانک پاسارگاد‎), also known as BPI, is a major Iranian bank offering retail, commercial and investment banking services. The company was established in 2005 as a part of the government's privatization of the banking system.[3] While established in Tehran, the bank operates throughout the nation with 3685 employees and 327 branches.[3][2] BPI is listed under the Tehran Stock Exchange. In 2006, The bank had an initial capital assessment of $250 million.[3] In 2009, the bank funded and established an art gallery in Tehran.[4] In 2013, The Banker magazine rated BPI as among the top "1000 banks in the world", ranking 257th overall.[5] The Bank is also on The Banker's list of the top 500 Islamic financial institutions.[6]

OperationsEdit

BPI operates as a private bank in Iran. In addition to offering short and fixed deposit accounts for domestic and overseas clients, the bank also provides letters of credit, treasury, currency exchange, corporate loans syndication, financial advisory and electronic banking services.[1]

ShareholdersEdit

Pars Aryan Investment Company is currently the largest shareholder of the company having 13.99% of the bank's shares.[2] However, the bank holds about 55,264 other shareholders (both real and legal) based on the bank's annual report of fiscal year 2014/2015.[1][2] Pars Arian Group is also the major shareholder of Pasargad Financial Group (includes bank, insurance, leasing, exchange company and several other financial institutions).[7] The combination of the bank's shareholders comes as follows:[8][2]

Entity Real Legal
Number of shareholders (%) 49,883 (99,27%) 382 (0.76%)
Number of shares (%) 6,527,369,225 (21.76%) 23,472,630,775 (78.24%)
Total 55,265 (100%) 30,000,000,000 (100%)

shareholders also have witnessed a constant growth in their equity since the Fiscal year 2007/2008: (Numbers in Million IRR)[8][2]

Shareholders' Equity 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008
Balance sheet quantity 67,528,074 52,485,378 48,109,735 38,416,498 31,387,403 12,353,712 10,129,926 7,096,491
Growth Rate 28.66% 9.09% 25.23% 31.31% 154.07% 21.95% 42.75% 63.59%
 
Bank Pasargad's Khovardin branch in Tehran
 
Bank Pasargad's Kolahdouz St. branch in Tehran
 
Bank Pasargad's branch in Amol

Financial RatiosEdit

Ratio As in March 20, 2012 As in March 20, 2013 As in March 20, 2014 As in March 20, 2015
Capital Adequacy Ratio (CAR) 23.12% [8] 21.47% [9] 18.85% [2] 19.84% [2]
Return on assets (ROA) 4.91%[10] 5.11%[9] 4.65%[2] 3.08 %[2]
Return on equity (ROE) 28.18%[8] 31.72%[9] 32.11%[2] 21.07%[2]
Earnings Per Share (EPS) IRR 360.85[10] IRR 441.55[8] IRR 522.29[9] IRR 301.02[2]
Price–earnings ratio (P/E) 5.14[10] 3.55[8] 4.98[2] 5.96[2]

Corporate governanceEdit

 
Majid Ghassemi, the Bank's CEO in 2015

BrandingEdit

The bank's brand has recognized as one of top 100 Iranian brands in the 10th Industry Champions of Iran Festival and was registered in Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property in 2015 and has been allowed to use ® on its logo.[11][12]

Venture capitalEdit

Pishgaman Amin Sarmayeh Pasargad Company (Shenasa) was established in 2012 as a venture capital investment fund and subsidiary of Pasargad Financial Group.[13]

SponsorshipEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Annual Report 2008/2009" (PDF). Bank Pasargad. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-05-24. Retrieved 2010-07-26.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Bank Pasargad Annual Report 2014/2015 - :: Pasargad Bank" (PDF). En.bpi.ir. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-01-31. Retrieved 2015-03-31.
  3. ^ a b c "History of Bank Pasargad - :: Pasargad Bank". En.bpi.ir. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  4. ^ "Private bank sets up art museum in Tehran". tehran times. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  5. ^ "The Banker's Top 1000 Global Banks, Ranking 2013". The Banker. Financial Times. 163 (1050): 189. 2013.
  6. ^ [1][dead link]
  7. ^ "Market Overview" (PDF). Iran Investment Monthly. 4 (50): 3. November 2010.
  8. ^ a b c d e f "Bank Pasargad Annual Report 2012/2013 - :: Pasargad Bank". En.bpi.ir. Archived from the original on 2014-08-24. Retrieved 2015-03-31.
  9. ^ a b c d "Bank Pasargad Annual Report 2013/2014 - :: Pasargad Bank" (PDF). En.bpi.ir. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-01-31. Retrieved 2015-03-31.
  10. ^ a b c "Bank Pasargad Annual Report 2011/2012 - :: Pasargad Bank". En.bpi.ir. Archived from the original on 2013-01-26. Retrieved 2012-03-20.
  11. ^ "به عنوان اولین بانک ایرانی، برند بانک پاسارگاد ثبت جهانی شد". عصر اعتبار. December 2015.
  12. ^ "به عنوان اولین بانک ایرانی، برند بانک پاسارگاد ثبت جهانی شد". خبرآنلاین. January 2015.
  13. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20150915104200/http://www.cgiran.org/main/images/files/20140429102612_IranEntrepreneurshipEcosystemReport-IEA2013-v2.pdf

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