The group of ProCredit banks continues to grow in financial year 2016 and achieve good financial results

  • Successful strategic positioning as the “Hausbank” for small and medium-sized businesses.
  • The gross loan portfolio in the target category of loans above EUR 30,000 grew by 13% over the previous year.
  • The gross loan portfolio in our core segments in South Eastern and Eastern Europe increased by 3.2% and 4.0% over the previous year.
  • Profit after tax for the continuing business operations stood at EUR 47.0 million, up 22.6% from the previous year (2015: EUR 38.4 million).
  • Consolidated profit after tax of EUR 61.0 million, at approximately the same level as the previous year (2015: EUR 61.3 million). (more…)

EUR 70m for SMEs in Kosovo, Serbia and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia under the Western Balkans Enterprise Development and Innovation Facility

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and three ProCredit group subsidiaries have signed guarantee agreements to support Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Serbia, Kosovo and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. This was made possible via the Western Balkans Guarantee Facility, funded by the European Union under the Western Balkans Enterprise Development and Innovation Facility. (more…)

The ProCredit group’s Germany-based institutions validate their environmental management system under the EMAS standard

  • ProCredit Holding, ProCredit Bank Germany, ProCredit Academy and Quipu received EMAS certification in December 2016
  • Part of the group-wide strategy to minimise the institutions’ environmental impact

The four Germany-based members of the ProCredit group – ProCredit Holding, ProCredit Bank Germany, ProCredit Academy, and the group’s software development company, Quipu – received both the EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) certification and ISO 14001 certification for their environmental management system. The certifications were granted in November (ISO 14001) and December 2016 (EMAS) to ProCredit Holding, covering all German ProCredit companies. The EMAS certification is a highly recognised and demanding voluntary management system for managing the environmental impact of an organisation. (more…)

First day of trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

  • As of today, the holding company of the international ProCredit group of banks is listed on the Regulated Market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
  • Trading commenced with an initial price of EUR 12.29 (more…)

ProCredit Holding: Approval of Prospectus

On 20 December 2016, the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) approved the listing prospectus for ProCredit Holding AG & Co. KGaA (“ProCredit Holding”), which is the Frankfurt am Main-based holding company for the internationally active ProCredit group of banks. (more…)

ProCredit Holding supported the ADAMI Media Prize award ceremony for outstanding Eastern European film, television, and online programmes

Journalists and media professionals from Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine were awarded the ADAMI Media Prize for Cultural Diversity in Eastern Europe at a gala ceremony in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv on November 24. For the second time the ADAMI Media Prize honoured the makers of outstanding films, videos and websites from Eastern Europe and the South Caucasus that promote diversity and peaceful coexistence. Of the twelve films and projects nominated by an international jury, five received prizes. (more…)

ProCredit group supports initiation of German-Romanian business cooperations

ProCredit Holding, the Frankfurt-based parent company of the group of development-oriented commercial ProCredit banks, supported the event “Fit for Growth – German-Romanian Supplier Dialogue” organised by the German Association for Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Logistics (BME) and held in Bucharest on 24 November 2016. (more…)