AccessBank Azerbaijan attracts USD 17m funding from BSTDB to stimulate financing of SME businesses
Baku, July 13,2016. The Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) is providing a USD 17m senior loan facility to AccessBank for supporting the development of SME business in Azerbaijan. On behalf of AccessBank, CEO Michael Hoffmann commented:
“We highly value the support of the BSTDB who is a long-term partner and an important shareholder of AccessBank. In the light of the current challenging economic environment the transaction is an important signal of trust and confidence from the side of BSTDB in our Bank and reflects that AccessBank enjoys full support of its shareholders. The funds will be allocated to the Bank’s SME clients of which many are operating in the regions of the country so that the BSTDB financing will contribute to spur the development of regional economies”. .