RwS bank intends to increase the regional network to almost 20 times by the end of 2018, to 20 offices, said Vladislav Kravets, chairman of the board of RwS bank.
"Now the bank is represented by ten branches, including in Lviv, Vinnitsa, Dnipro and Zhytomyr region.In the coming month we plan to open three more branches, that is, we will bring the number of our regional network to 13. In the first half of 2018 we are considering the possibility of opening seven offices - in Odessa, Kharkov, Zaporozhye, Cherkassy and other cities, "- said Vladislav Kravets.
Vladislav Kravets also said that the expansion of the regional network is due to the bank's plans for the development of retail business. The Bank plans to increase the total loan portfolio to UAH 737 million. at the end of 2018.
The banker also said that the shareholders of RwS bank are considering the possibility of both organic and inorganic growth of the bank. "As some small banks are considering ending their activities, we are ready to consider M&A proposals with one of these banks." We constantly analyze portfolios of small banks for the purpose of buying, "said Vladislav Kravets.
Speaking about the bank's development strategy in 2018, Vladislav Kravets also noted that RwS bank is part of the retail project, which assumes priority in the direction of the transactional business, and of course, a set of "passive products."
"Within the retail sector, RwS bank plans to participate in a pilot project for the implementation of Internet banking for the National payment system Prostir.We want to make a convenient and correct interface for users to comfortably use the national card, and the interface functionality was not inferior to the best practices , which are implemented by international payment systems.
I also note that in addition to the national payment system "Prostir", our bank plans to start issuing payment cards of the international payment system "MasterCard" in the first quarter of 2018, "concluded Vladislav Kravets.
19 December 2017