International Desk

Sberbank Group

Sberbank is the largest bank in Central and Eastern Europe. The active and dynamic development of Sberbank's foreign network is one of the key vectors of its strategy. The geography of Sberbank's presence covers 20 countries. The share of international business is 14% of the total assets of Sberbank Group.

While adhering to Sberbank motto “Always by your side” in activities abroad we offer our clients the most favorable terms for cross-border business, a wide product line, and also take into account the cultural characteristics of the regions where Sberbank Group is present.

The first step of Sberbank in the international stage was the acquisition of a bank in Kazakhstan in 2006. Then, banks in Ukraine and Belarus were purchased. The next stage was the opening of representative offices in Germany and China, as well as a branch in India.

The year of 2012 is marked by major acquisitions. Sberbank's portfolio has been replenished with foreign assets of Volksbank International, having joined nine countries of Central and Eastern Europe (Sberbank Europe AG) to the geography of its presence.