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ACRA Changes Outlook for Center-invest Bank to Positive


The Analytical Credit Rating Agency (ACRA) affirmed Center-invest Bank’s A(RU) level credit rating and changed the outlook to positive.

The ACRA scale A-level rating for Center-invest Bank was affirmed on the basis of its stable business profile, as well as a strong capital adequacy ratio, and appropriate assessment results for the bank’s liquidity and funding risk profile.

The change of the outlook to positive reflects the bank’s stable positions in loans sector with maintaining a low level of bad debts. The positive outlook gives a high probability of rating increase in 12 to 18 months.

ACRA analysts praise the effectiveness of Center-invest Bank’s corporate governance and consistently high diversification of operating income, as well as its commitment to ESG principles, highlighting Center-invest Bank’s contribution to the development of ESG-banking in Russia.

Center-invest Bank is a naturally growing regional bank that is among the top 100 largest banks of Russia. Key business areas: consumer lending, lending to agri-industrial enterprises, small and medium business. Credit rating was first assigned to the Center-invest Bank by ACRA in 2018; every year the agency analysts affirm the company’s stable position.