Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 21
The shareholders of Access Bank have taken a decision on December 14, 2016 to increase the capital of the Bank, the bank said Dec. 21.
“The purpose of the capital increase will be to provide the Bank with a sufficient capital buffer to absorb increased challenges stemming from the challenging economic environment,” the bank said. “The capital increase requires customary approvals. It demonstrates the willingness of the shareholders to support the Bank to maintain its strong position on the local banking market as a leading financier for Micro and SME businesses.”
AccessBank – one of the leading banks of Azerbaijan, offers a full range of banking services and has an extensive branch network. The Bank’s international IDR credit rating remains unchanged at the sovereign level of BB+ (FitchRatings) which is the highest rating among commercial banks in Azerbaijan.