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Member News: We welcome Banco Atlántida to promote development and growth of SMEs

Member News: We welcome Banco Atlántida to promote development and growth of SMEs

Washington D.C., October 1st, 2020- Banco Atlántida joins the SME Finance Forum as the newest member of our global membership network. Our members are SME Financing experts from 80+ countries who share the common goal of expanding access to finance to small businesses worldwide, through knowledge exchange and innovation. 
 
“40 percent of small and medium businesses worldwide struggle to get access to the credit and capital that they need to grow their enterprises. We are delighted to welcome Banco Atlántida to our network of 200 members who are working to eliminate the finance gap for SMEs,” said Matthew Gamser, CEO of the SME Finance Forum. 
 
To see all SME Finance Forum members, please visit: https://www.smefinanceforum.org/members/member-list
 
Banco Atlántida serves individual consumers, SMEs, and large corporations through a variety of financial products and services and a robust multi-channel electronic banking platform. Currently, their network includes 188 branches, 22 drive-through locations, and more than 900 non-banking correspondents, who have a presence in all 18 departments of the Honduran territory. 
 
“Our goal is to accompany our clients in their growth process. As a leading financial institution, we believe the SME Finance Forum can help us uphold this quality of service and support to our clients, through continuous innovation and knowledge of best industry practices around the world,” said Guillermo Bueso Anduray, CEO of Banco Atlántida.  
 
About SME Finance Forum 
The SME Finance Forum was established by the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) in 2012 as a knowledge center for data, research, and best practice in promoting SME finance. As an implementing partner for the GPFI, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) was tasked with managing the initiative.
 
About Banco Atlántida
Banco Atlántida, founded in Honduras in 1913, has consolidated itself as a leading banking institution, serving retail, SMEs, and corporate banking segments with integrity, quality, and innovation. It offers the largest branch network in the country and a multichannel electronic banking platform through cash management, credit, international, and business banking products. 
 
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