Sberbank CIB1, the corporate and investment banking business of Sberbank, has financed the construction and commissioning of a new terminal for domestic flights at Gumrak Airport in Volgograd. Sberbank has provided financing for the construction of the terminal since 2017. The terminal was officially opened today.
The new terminal has an area of 9,200 square metres and a handling capacity of 720 passengers per hour. It will service up to 1.5 million passengers per year. Volgograd’s Gumrak Airport is Russia’s 26th largest airport in terms of passenger flow (1 mln people in 2017). The launch of this terminal is very important to Volgograd – one of the host cities of the 2018 World Cup – in terms of infrastructure and logistics.
Sberbank CIB actively participates in major infrastructure projects of both regional and national significance. Over the past year three new airport passenger terminals have been opened with support from Sberbank: in Anapa, Perm and Krasnoyarsk. Kaliningrad Airport is currently preparing to open a new passenger terminal, also financed by Sberbank.
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Sberbank is Russia’s largest bank and a leading global financial institution. Sberbank holds almost one third of aggregate Russian banking sector assets, it is the key lender to the national economy and the biggest deposit taker in Russia. The Central Bank of the Russian Federation is the founder and principal shareholder of Sberbank owning 50% of the Bank's authorized capital plus one voting share, with the remaining 50% held by domestic and international investors. Sberbank has more than 145 million customers in 20 countries. Sberbank has the largest distribution network in Russia with almost 15,000 branches, and its international operations include UK, US, CIS, Central and Eastern Europe, India, China, Turkey and other countries.
Sberbank CIB is the corporate and investment banking business of Sberbank. Its key areas of activity are corporate finance (including trade finance), the documentary business2, investment banking services, trade operations with securities, and private equity. Sberbank’s corporate and investment banking business provides integrated financial solutions and investment advisory services to its clients, which include major corporations, financial institutions, sovereign states and federal and sub-federal government bodies and organisations.