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27.09.2006

Center-invest Bank has become one of the most efficient banks of Russia

Web-site RBC.ru has published rating “The most profitable and efficient banks of the 1st half of 2006”. Center-invest Bank entered the TOP-50 of the largest Russian banks by efficiency of capital and assets use and took relatively the 33rd and 38th position.

Center-invest Bank took the 55th position of the RBC.ru rating “The TOP-500 of the profitable banks of the 1st half of 2006”. According to the data of RBC.ru Center-invest Bank profit exceeded RUR 319 million as of 01.07.06.

Thus, Center-invest Bank became one of the largest and one of the most efficient banks in the South of Russia (22nd position by the volume of net assets among 300 regional banks, according to the information of RBC.ru) and in Russia on the whole.

Center-invest Bank offers European level of services to its customers as well as a maximum wide range of services for the individuals, enterprises and organizations of the South of Russia. Center-invest Bank provides support for the development of international cooperation between SMEs of the South of Russia and European countries.

Reliability of Center-invest Bank is proved by its participation in State deposit insurance system as well as by its European shareholders (EBRD, DEG, RLB Oö) and partners; annually Center-invest Bank is audited in accordance with international standards (the auditor is PricewaterhouseCoopers). In September Center-invest Bank became the first bank in the South of Russia to be given international credit rating (by Moody’s).

Growth of Center-invest Bank financial indicators is also connected with the expansion of its branch network. At present there are 88 branches, subbranches and cash offices operation on the territory of Rostov and Volgograd regions as well as in Krasnodar Territory. Branches in Sochi and Pyatigorsk cities are to be opened soon.