AK BARS Bank is a universal bank which develops corporate, retail and investment businesses. The bank provides accounts, safe deposit boxes, internet banking, project financing, loans and short-term working capital financing. Its investment banking services include structured finance, promissory notes, trading operations, brokerage services, bonds and alternative finance. The bank services large companies in the oil and gas, petrochemical, mechanical engineering, telecommunications, construction, chemical, and automotive industries, as well as agricultural and other commercial enterprises. Founded in 1993, the bank is based in Kazan, Russia.