On 26 April 2016 Moody′s Investors Service affirmed Center-invest Bank’s B1 long-term rating for deposits and senior debt, outlook stable. Center-invest Bank is the only bank in southern Russia to have had an international rating since 2006.
Center-invest Bank is Leader for SME Lending
Center-invest Bank has again performed very well in ratings of Russia’s leading banks for SMEs. Customer trust and record low interest rates for loans from Center-invest Bank have contributed to this success.
Center-invest Bank ranks 6th of the Top-30 Russian banks by size of individual entrepreneurs loan portfolio in 2015 according to the Expert RA rating agency. Individual entrepreneurs of southern Russia choose Center-invest Bank for its record low interest rates, individual conditions, reliability and high quality.
As in previous years, Center-invest Bank ran a number of events to raise financial literacy in the region during Global Money Week.
Center-invest Bank ranks 38th in the annual bank reliability rating published by Forbes business magazine. We are the only bank in southern Russia to be in the Top 50 most reliable Russian banks.
In a study of Russia’s SME lending market in 2015 produced by the Expert RA rating agency, Center-invest Bank ranks 16 th among Russian banks by size of SME loan portfolio.
Center-invest Bank's Results for 2015
Center-invest Bank has presented its IFRS financial statements for 2015, audited by PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit.
On 2 March Center-invest Bank began issuing cards for Russia’s new national payment card system “Mir”. The system is operated by OJSC National Payment Card System, which is wholly owned by the Russian Central Bank. The word “Mir” can be translated as “peace” or “world”.
Center-invest Bank’s “grace period card” won the “Credit Card of the Year” category in the Banker of the Year awards run by the Banki.ru portal.
To date, 15,000 Rostov residents have used the services of the Financial Literacy Centre in Rostov-on-Don. This is a joint social and educational project by Center-invest Bank and Southern Federal University. Open to all, the Centre provides free advice and training for all groups of the population.