On the first day of the Eastern Economic Forum, Sberbank signed a number of agreements with representatives of businesses based in the Far East. Agreements have been signed that involve financing projects in the region, as well as strategic partnerships and developing effective cooperation in personnel policy and management of internal business processes.
The strategic cooperation agreement signed with Aurora JSC aims to intensify the partnership between the company and the bank, including by exchanging experience in putting together operational processes, managing risks and project activity. Previously, a new aircraft for regional flights was added to the company’s fleet with participation of Sberbank Leasing and financing from the Far East Development Fund. The agreement was signed by Chairman of Sberbank’s Dalnevostochny Bank Dmitry Sukhoverkhov and CEO of Aurora Konstantin Sukhorebrik.
In addition, a trilateral agreement was signed by the Dalnevostochny Bank, IRC Limited and Sberbank Investments LLC. It involves all-round cooperation in the areas of lending, investment banking services, and analytical and information support. The document was signed by Sberbank Vice President Oskar Ratsin, Chairman of the Dalnevostochny Bank Dmitry Sukhoverkhov and Executive Director of IRC Limited Danila Kotlyarov.
IRC Limited’s operations involve creating mining enterprises in Russia’s Far East and processing iron ore.
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