Sberbank Direct was awarded by the renowned German review portal Banking Check

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Sberbank Direct recognized as “Best Direct Bank” in Germany

Sberbank Direct, Sberbank Europe's online retail bank in Germany, was awarded “Best Direct Bank” in Germany in 2021 by the renowned review portal Banking Check. The customers of Sberbank Direct have strongly appreciated the service quality, as well as the high speed of loan application processing.

From January to April 2021, the Banking Check and eKomi rating portals asked customers of German banks and insurance companies to rate their financial providers. In total, more than 123,000 customer reviews were collected and evaluated. Sberbank Direct prevailed against 337 competitors in the direct bank nomination and secured the first place, with a customer satisfaction rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars. 

Sberbank Direct expresses its gratitude to all its customers for this strong rating and sees the latest recognition as an incentive for further improving its products and services with a consequent focus on customers’ needs.

Banking Check is one of the largest German review portals and the first German evaluation portal with focus on banking, finance and the insurance industry. The review portal has been collecting and reviewing customer ratings for almost ten years. As the first portal for the financial sector, Banking Check covers the classic finance and insurance sector as well as the start-up, FinTech and InsurTech scene at a glance. 

About Sberbank Direct

In 2014, Sberbank Europe entered the retail banking business in Germany. In the past years, Sberbank Direct, the German branch of Sberbank Europe based in Frankfurt, established itself as a successful direct bank with its attractive savings products in a competitive and dynamic market.

Sberbank Direct focuses on online sales channels, and in addition to call money and fixed-term deposit products with attractive interest rates, also offers instant loans since Mid-2018. Sberbank Direct meets the highest requirements for data security and data protection and is one of the pioneers in the implementation of video identification, which enables customers to prove their identity quickly, securely and conveniently during the entry process.

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About Sberbank Europe Group

Sberbank Europe (Sberbank Europe AG), headquartered in Vienna, Austria, is a banking group 100% owned by Sberbank of Russia, which is the largest Russian bank. Sberbank Europe Group is present in eight markets in Central and Eastern Europe: Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Slovenia and Serbia. Sberbank Europe Group has around 773,500 customers, operates 187 branches, and employs over 3,900 employees across Europe. The total assets of Sberbank Europe amount to EUR 13 billion (as of 31 December 2020).

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