The first bank in Perm - Maryinskiy - was established in 1863. Now Perm has a wide range of financial intermediaries - banks, investment companies, brokerage houses and insurance companies. They provide financial services to households, business firms, and government.
Many Russian banks have opened their regional affiliates in Perm - Western-Ural Bank of the Sav-ings Bank of Russia, Alfa, The Bank of Moscow, Gazprombank, Petrokommerts, Vneshtorgbank, "Raiffeisenbank Austria" and others.
The high level of market transparency, investor protections and share performance of Perm market have not gone unnoticed by the international and Russian investment community.