EUR 100 million to benefit SMEs in Serbia as EIF and Banca Intesa AD Beograd sign InnovFin SMEG agreement
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Banca Intesa AD Beograd signed an InnovFin SME Guarantee Facility agreement today, to support innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and small mid-caps in Serbia.
All holders of Banca Intesa Mastercard credit cards can win a weekend trip to Disneyland® Paris for four to live the 25th Anniversary celebrations if they pay a bill at any point of sale, or perform an online purchase transactions or if they withdraw at least RSD 2,000 i.e. minimum EUR 20 from any ATM on the territory of Serbia and abroad respectively in the period from November 6 to December 3, 2017 and if they register for this prize game by entering their transactions on the website www.bancaintesa.rs. One may perform an unlimited number of transactions using one card and each transaction may be registered only once.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has signed three credit lines with Banca Intesa and Intesa Leasing worth a total of 60 million euros to be used for financing citizens and the real economy.
On the occasion of marking the Armistice Day in World War I, Banca Intesa branches operating on Saturday will be closed on November 11, 2017, and the first business day after the holiday is Monday, November 13.
Having in mind difficulties that a certain number of clients experienced while making a payment onto a credit card during a technical upgrade of the payment card system, Banca Intesa will postpone credit card due date for all clients whose debt is due on the 10th in the month until November 15, 2017.
Banca Intesa announced the winners of Intesa Farmer 2017 contest for the most successful farmers at an official ceremony which was attended by Miniser of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management Branislav Nedimović and high ranking bank representatives.
Marking the World Savings Day, Banca Intesa, under the auspices of its parent Group Intesa Sanpaolo, is starting a program of financial education of children and young people entitled Know How to Save to be implemented this year in cooperation with the National Bank of Serbia (NBS). The initiative, which will encompass more than 300 boys and girls in primary and secondary schools across Serbia, will be conducted during the Savings Week, from October 30 to November 3, with the aim of improving financial culture of the youth.
The program will include educational interactive workshops in primary schools in Novi Sad, Nis and Kragujevac to be held by Banca Intesa employees who will present the concept of saving to children in a simple and understandable way and teach them the basic terms in the field of money management.
Banca Intesa and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed an agreement on a 30 million euro credit line tranche that will be on-lent by Banca Intesa to small businesses and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the form of long-term lending on better-than-market terms. The tranche is part of a 60 million euro credit line which the EIB approved to Banca Intesa for the SME sector.