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30.08.2012

Center-invest Bank wins regional stage of nationwide competition “The 100 Best Goods of Russia”

The Regional Quality Committee has announced the winners of the Don region stage of the national competition to find the 100 best goods of Russia. Center-invest Bank won the banking services category and will be taking part in the competition final.

In accordance with its mission statement, Center-invest Bank is successfully providing the local population and businesses in southern Russia with a wide range of banking services on the basis of international standards and modern banking technologies. The bank plays a particularly important role in the economy of the Rostov region, where it accounts for almost 75% of the combined assets, loans and deposits of local banks.

Drawing on best international practice, Center-invest Bank offers its customers and every company in southern Russia intellectual support and modern financial technologies.

For people starting their own businesses, Center-invest Bank has a “Start-up” programme, which offers preferential loans for terms of up to three years, with a six-month grace period, and free business banking for the first year, including access to the online banking system Bank Client. In addition, under the Youth Business Russia programme, new entrepreneurs can obtain an unsecured loan of up to RUR300,000 and receive help from experienced mentors.

In the retail segment, Center-invest Bank offers good terms for deposits, attractive loan products, and a range of options for bank cards, coupled with excellent customer service and an innovative technical platform.

Indeed, Center-invest Bank has always stood out for its innovative approach to doing business, an approach that includes social responsibility and using best international practice and modern banking technologies to promote southern Russia’s economic development.

Established twenty years ago by southern Russia’s first privatized enterprises, Center-invest Bank has become known as a “reform laboratory” in the region, and it has established successful partnerships with international financial institutions. It is the only bank in southern Russia to have a Ba3 rating from Moody’s.