Washington D.C., December 18th, 2020- SunTrust Bank 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 SunTrust Bank 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
SunTrust Bank is a commercial bank that strives to create the best outcomes for their clients and customers with financial ingenuity that leads to solutions that are simple, creative and responsible. The Bank focuses its lending activities on SME Finance, Retail/Consumer Banking, medium to large Corporate Finance and explores other specialized Development/infrastructure financing activities.
“Our vision is to create a retail bank of choice and to serve as trusted partners to our clients. To deliver that quality of service, we explore new avenues to increase business and capture new market. With the help of the SME Finance Forum, we hope to expand our network and create a positive experience for our customers,” said Hajia Halima Buba, CEO of SunTrust Bank.
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 SunTrust Bank
SunTrust Bank is a privately held Commercial Bank licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria under the BOFIA. They provide easier access to funds to bridge short term funding needs for business operations and enhance the growth of businesses.