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Top 5 trade deals that changed history The business model to be applied is unique: This means that Granit Bank offers complex financial solutions for SMEs, preferably for those having approved subsidies in frame of EU or Hungarian state development programs or being part of supply chains of big, multinational companies.
In acquiring its clients, Granit Bank works with the most successful and competitive agent networks using state-of-the-art sales techniques as well as the largest Hungarian associations of entrepreneurs.
Granit Bank aims to become a well-known, SME-focused niche middle bank within five to eight years, providing integrated financial services for its customers.
Based on the introduction of unique and innovative products, together with its ambitious goals, World Finance has bestowed Granit Bank with the award for Most Innovative Bank in Hungary. Granit Bank has risen to meet the challenges of the 21st century in the banking industry with a carefully designed strategy and an innovative approach towards its clients, which creates real value for customers and owners alike.
You are the CEO and vice-chairperson of the board of directors, with the second largest shareholder of Granit Bank as well with valuable banking experience.
The bank was acquired in May by Magyar Toketarsasag Plc. Besides Magyar Toketarsasag Plc. Granit Bank has developed a large number of retail and corporate products within a relatively short period of time.
How have you achieved this dynamic and intensive growth? The bank developed and introduced 13 new products in four currencies for companies, and 17 new products in three currencies for private individuals.
Some of these products are offered exclusively to Granit Bank clients. This fast development was achieved by our ambitious and motivated colleagues who are committed to the success of Granit Bank.
The European and the Hungarian economies have not recovered completely after the economic crisis, and the financial sector is still in disarray all over the world.
Why do you still consider to have been the right time to launch a bank on the Hungarian market? Granit Bank — as a predecessor of WestLB Hungaria Bank — was launched after the crisis with a clean balance sheet; it has a healthy asset structure and it did not suffer losses due to insolvent clients.
After the acquisition, a new strategy that reflects the vision of the majority owner was elaborated by the newly assigned management team. So Granit Bank combines the advantages of having decade-long experience on the Hungarian financial market and of being a new bank with clear strategic goals.
The return on equity and assets of the financial sector has deteriorated significantly due to the losses on foreign currency denominated loans. Since Granit Bank is untouched by these effects we can concentrate our resources to acquire the most valuable, crisis-resistant clients who provide the highest growth potential.
I believe that there is a huge growth potential in the Hungarian financial market: The Hungarian economy is recovering from the recession; the anticipated growth rate is between percent in and around three percent in The government intends to boost economic growth and they consider SMEs as the key sector to reach this goal.
Adequate responses have to be found to the changing banking habits in order to succeed. What is new and specific about Granit Bank, and what are the most important strategic goals set by the management? We focus on the demand of our customers, communicate with them clearly; no hidden costs or tricky conditions can be found at our bank.
The bank has effective and cost-efficient banking infrastructure. Most of the operating costs for other financial institutions rise from maintaining a large number of branches; meanwhile more and more clients are trying to avoid wasting time with going to bank offices personally.
More than 16 percent of Hungarians use online banking, and it is becoming more and more popular. Granit Bank — in order to maintain cost-effective operation — does not plan to invest in setting up an expensive branch network.
Instead, we will make use of more flexible ways of client acquisition such as sales teams, agents and points of sale. In terms of transactions we mainly rely on online solutions.
Is there a specific market segment Granit Bank focuses on in terms of product development, or are you trying to operate at an equally intense level in every sector?Financial Institutions Tax (FIT) The financial institutions tax (FIT) was enacted in Am. Sub. H.B. , which was passed by the th General Assembly.
The bill also repealed the dealer in intangibles tax by providing that the tax is in effect only for tax years prior to Private individuals can start the current account opening process online, and after transferring € to their new account, one of the bank’s colleagues go to the agreed place in the agreed time to get the contract signed, so clients can open their bank accounts even at home.
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