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12.09.2007

Bank Center-invest occupied the TOP-50 of leading Russian banks and entered the TOP-5 of largest banks by lending to SMEs

Web-site RBC.ru published a rating of the «TOP-300 universal banks in the first half of 2007». Bank Center-invest took the 46-th position according to aggregate financial indicators among the largest Russian banks.

Since the beginning of 2007 OJSC Bank Center-invest has reached impressive success in world financial markets: there was attracted a syndicated loan amounting to $80 mio., allocation of CLN amounting to $175 mio. took place, the Bank was granted a subordinated loan amounting to $10 mio., as well as a 7-year syndicated loan from EBRD amounting to RUR 1.25 billion, Bank Center-invest won a silver prize at international contest organized by Financial Times and IFC – “2007 Sustainable Banking Awards”. As of 01.09.07 Bank capital exceeded RUR 4 billion while the volume of deposits exceeded RUR 10 billion.

According to the results of the I half of 2007 RBC.ru also published a rating “Largest banks in SME market in the first half of 2007”, according to the rating Bank Center-invest took the 5-th position in Russia by the amount of loans to SMEs и 7-th by the volume of funds granted. As of 01.07.07 Bank Center-invest has already granted over 3600 loans to SMEs amounting to RUR 7.7 billion.

Starting from 1997 Bank Center-invest has been realizing a project of support of small business in the South of Russia. Over 20 000 SMEs have already become customers of Bank Center-invest.

Bank Center-invest offers to small business:

  • Standard projects in the cities of the South of Russia.
  • Energy-saving projects financing.
  • Program of financing of mini-hotels reconstruction and development in resort cities.
  • System of loan applications admittance via the Internet.
  • Non-pledge loans, under personal guarantees.
  • Car and real-estate leasing.

Growth of Bank Center-invest financial indicators is also connected with the expansion of its branch network. At present there are over 110 Bank offices operating in Rostov and Volgograd regions, Krasnodar and Stavropol Territories.

Bank Center-invest takes leading positions in regional market as well as stable positions among Russian banks. It provides stable, balanced development and enhanced development in the most prospective market segments.