OeKB AG plays a central role in the Austrian economy, both for the export industry and in capital markets, for which OeKB AG also performs statutory functions. OeKB AG also processes export guarantees and issues government bonds on behalf of the Republic of Austria. OeKB AG is the second-biggest Austrian issuer in international capital markets after the Republic of Austria, and offers market players central infrastructure services and financial data.

OeKB Group Annual Report

All current OeKB reports & key indicators 

Key data at a glance

Company form Public limited company
Registered office Vienna
Year of establishment 1946
Business area EXPORT SERVICES
CAPITAL MARKET SERVICES
ENERGY MARKET SERVICES
DEVELOPMENT FINANCING
Shareholder structure
 

Austrian commercial banks
OWNERS

Board of Directors
 

Helmut Bernkopf
Angelika Sommer-Hemetsberger
MANAGEMENT
Organisational chart

Headcount (as at 2018) 406 (group: 466)
Balance sheet total as at 31.12.2018 28.7 bn. euro
Pre-tax profit 2018 41 mill. euro

Key indicators since 2015

EUR million (unless differently mentioned) 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Total assets at 31 December 28,776 26,505 26,005 28,714 33,352
Equity including minority interest 746 766 801 791 808
Profit before tax* 61 54 52 41 51
Total comprehensive income for the year 48 40 59 27 39
Return on equity in %** 6.4 5.2 7,5 3,4 4,8
Cost/income ratio in %* 61.8 59.3 59,7 61,6 61,0

*Beginning in 2012, stated net of deferred up-front premiums.

** RoE = (Total comprehensive income, attributable to the owners of the parent Company/equity, attributable to the owners of the parent company)

EUR million (except lines beginning with "Number of") 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Number of guarantees in place 3,509 3,544 3,773 5,897 6,092
Number of new guarantee contracts issued 738 824 965 1,033 1,159
Aggregate guarantee exposure limit at 31 December 50,000 50,000 40,000 40,000 40,000
Utilisation of the guarantee exposure limit at 31 December 25,897 22,501 24,436 26,431 28,031
New guarantee contracts issued 3,758 3,566 5,355 5,720 6,169
Premium and interest income* 165 157 146 154 149
Gross claims paid by the Guarantor 81 77 47 39 50
Recoveries on claims paid 58 154 49 41 39

* Beginning in 2012, this item reflects accrual-basis accounting for up-front premiums (i.e., premiums are recognised in the period in which they are earned)

EUR million 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
New commitments issued 5,007 4,464 5,282 7,600 5,818
Total lending commitments outstanding at 31 December 21,369 19,210 20,585 23,174 25,212
Disbursements outstanding 18,373 15,701 17,539 19,901 21,519
     Loan funds disbursed 4,051 3,778 4,795 6,243 4,488
     Repayments received 5,265 6,450 2,958 3,881 3,881
Increase/(decrease) in net loans outstanding (1,214) (2,672) +1,838 +2,362 +1,618
Limit on aggregate guarantee exposure under Export Financing Guarantees Act 45,000 45,000 40,000 40,000 40,000
Utilisation of the guarantee exposure limit at 31 December 24,314 21,959 24,513 26,283 28,931
Total new guarantees issued 9,767 9,244 13,274 12,732 13,683

 

  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Bond market — Government bonds administered by OeKB 14,795 12,939 13,316 11,031 10.,109
OeKB CSD Custody assets - Nominal value 300,159 315,750 328,493 326,422 319,307
     Number of units in millions 10,551 10,120 9,328 8,199 7,825
OeKB CSD Settlement volume - Nominal value 414,790 512,693 701,474 658,219 461,926
     Number of units in millions 15,268 21,297 11,594 8,191 6,869