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05.12.2014

Center-invest Bank Recognised as Southern Russia’s Leading Bank

At the 8th Interregional Forum of the Southern Federal District’s Leading Companies, Center-invest Bank won the award for “Leading Bank in the Southern Federal District”. The forum is held annually by the Expert media holding (expert.ru).

Center-invest Bank demonstrates balanced growth for all of its indicators and has continued to promote the sustainable socioeconomic development of southern Russia. The bank’s loan portfolio currently stands at RUB73.5bn.

Center-invest Bank is one of the credit institutions authorised by the Bank of Russia to provide and service bank accounts for strategically important companies.

The Expert rating agency ranks Center-invest Bank among Russia’s top ten banks by value of lending to sole traders and small business. In October — November 2014 Center-invest Bank granted more than RUB12.5bn in new loans to retail customers and SMEs. To date, we have lent more than RUB350m to a total of 320 start-ups (with finance provided on preferential terms). Earlier this year we launched the Youth Business Russia programme in Krasnodar Krai, expanding the programme’s geographical reach.

Center-invest Bank provides payment and cash services for the Rostov and Volgograd regions and Krasnodar Krai, as a strategic partner of the Russian Federal Treasury.

Center-invest Bank is one of the 100 largest banks in Russia. We have had a Ba3 global rating from Moody’s, outlook stable, for eight years now. This rating was upheld in September 2014.