BCR opens the first banking outlet in an university

4. Oktober 2006, 00:00

Banca Comerciala Romana (BCR) inaugurated on Tuesday, its 450th outlet – The Politehnica Agency, located in the...

Banca Comerciala Romana (BCR) inaugurated on Tuesday, its 450th outlet – The Politehnica Agency, located in the University Politehnica’s campus, in Bucharest – Splaiul Independentei, No. 313, District 6.

The new banking unit with integrated services is the 10th operating BCR unit in District 6 and the 75th in Bucharest and Ilfov County. BCR’s Politehnica Agency is the first banking outlet opened within an institution for higher education.

“At the opening of the academic year, the BCR Group answers the requests from students and professors by opening a dedicated banking unit, especially for them. Thus, they will benefit from a wide range of high quality banking services, at European level and at reasonable costs. BCR Politehnica confirms the advantages offered by the unit concept of the BCR Group, focused on satisfying the population’s demands. BCR is truly your near partner, the friend who knows you, understands and supports your future plans”, said Natalita Hurduc, BCR’s Executive Vice-President.

At the new outlet, the students and professors will benefit from the advantages offered by the collaboration with a young team of banking professionals. Their energy, supported by the experience of the Bucharest Municipal Branch’s management, creates the perfect setting for the development, in this unit also, of a sustainable business partnership with the bank’s customers.

At BCR’s Politehnica Agency the customers can use the full range of BCR products and services: current accounts, banking deposits, RON and foreign currency loans, cards, money transfer services through MoneyGram etc. Furthermore, the new unit is endowed with an ATM for cash withdrawal from card accounts and with an AEM for currency exchange.

BCR Politehnica also prepared a special offer for the inauguration. Consequently, the first 20 customers who purchase here a co-branded BCR VISA Electron EURO<26 debit card will receive, in the card account, the amount of RON 100.

BCR is the leading bank in Romania, managing assets in excess of EUR 10 billion. At present, the bank has 450 branches and agencies throughout the country, with outlets in most towns and cities with over 10.000 inhabitants. The bank offers to its customers Internet banking and e-commerce services, issues 19 types of debit and credit cards and owns the largest domestic ATMs network – approximately 1,200 machines and almost 8,500 points-of-sale. The number of customers has constantly increased, exceeding 4 million, at present, of which 90 per cent are private individuals. Its majority shareholder is Austrian Erste bank.

In cooperation with and under the responsibility of Eastbusiness, the business information service for Central and Eastern Europe

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