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
Seminar “Analysis and transformation of accounting statements into credit resumes prepared by banks”
31 January 2017
On 26-27 January 2017, the RSBF conducted a two-day seminar devoted to the methods of analysis and transformation of accounting statements into credit resumes prepared by banks. With this seminar, the RSBF has launched a series of training events planned for the current year. This specialised seminar targets the Fund’s partner institutions’ staff extending loans to legal entities operating in the SME segment, based on the analysis of their accounting records.Read more...
20 January 2017
Dear platform users! We have published a new presentation on risks in agrilending (available only in Russian). The presentation is in open access in the “Online courses” section. When considering the possibility of making loans to agribusiness, clients of the MMSE sector and most specialists of lending institutions bluntly reject it. Why?Read more...