Who we are
The Russia Small Business Fund was established in 1994 with the support of the G-7 group of countries and Switzerland. The RSBF is the oldest and the largest EBRD lending facility in Russia.
What we do
Since its inception, RSBF has pursued a dual objective: firstly, to bring micro and small enterprises, whose financing needs had not previously been met by Russian banks, within the scope of the formal financial system; and secondly, to contribute to...
Who we work with
RSBF partner institutions are mainly commercial banks with strong motivation to lend to MSEs. Over the course of its existence, the RSBF has provided technical support to more than four dozen Russian commercial banks.
Business Сenter “Ducat Place III”
2nd floor, EBRD office
6 Gasheka Street
125047 Moscow, Russia
Tel. +7 (495) 799-55-77, 799-55-88
20 January 2017
Dear platform users! We have published a new presentation on risks in agrilending (available only in Russian). The presentation is open access in the “Online courses” section. When speaking of the possibility of making loans to agribusiness, clients of the MMSE sector and most specialists of lending institutions bluntly reject it. Why?Read more...
13 December 2016
On December 9, 2016, the RSBF closed its two-day’s workshop “Train the trainers” targeting banking experts whose current or near-future function envisages in-house training of specialists of SME departments and/or specialists of other departments. The training marked successful completion of a series of RSBF training events in 2016.