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14.05.2015

Center-invest Bank is Leader for Growth in Lending to Individual Entrepreneurs

According to a study conducted by the portal banki.ru, Center-invest Bank bucked the trend in lending to individual entrepreneurs in 1Q 2015.

The experts found that overall Russia banks showed a downward trend: the sector total loan portfolio for individual entrepreneurs shrank by 11% in 1Q 2015 to RUB561bn. In contrast, Center-invest Bank achieved net growth of RUB200m.

Center-invest Bank has worked with small business since 1997. Our customers include more than 50,000 SMEs and individual entrepreneurs. We provide comprehensive support for these businesses, offering tailor-made loan programmes, preferential terms for cash and payment services, and free business consultations.

In addition to its classic loan products, Center-invest Bank provides finance on preferential terms under its Start-Up, Youth Business Russia and Business Loans for Women programmes. New entrepreneurs have received 355 loans for a total of RUB500m. Businesswomen have received 203 loans for a total of RUB242m.