Banco Santa Cruz

Banco Santa Cruz (BSC) is the leading financial institution of Patagonia region, covering the entire surface area of Santa Cruz province and expands to neighbor Chubut.

BSC extends its branches and ATMs network to the most important towns - being in many of them the only financial institution - with solvency and high technology. Río Gallegos has a cover as few cities in the country, in connection with the number of inhabitants.

Banco Santa Cruz is a national capital and regional character commercial bank. Its activities are concentrated on the private and public sector financial services area, encouraging and accompanying the Patagonia's region's productive, agroindustrial and mining sectors growth.

With Banco San Juan S. A., Nuevo Banco de Santa Fe S. A., and Nuevo Banco de Entre Rios S. A., constitutes Grupo Banco San Juan S. A., which is among the 10 main institutions of the Argentinean financial system. Each one of these banks are financial agents of their respective home provinces, where they lead on private sector deposits and loans, and maintain their short - term debt qualification at A1 (arg) and for long- term at AA - (arg) for it's favorable performance, reflected on it's profits generation ability, high liquidity, and the excellent quality of its portfolio.

BSC has a wide range of financial services and products in consonance with the different economic regional sector needs. Its multi-segment profile allows it to offer financial assistance to those involved in the mining, agroindustrial, commercial production and services, through the implementation of active policies and jointly with the province government.

Its leading role and its excluding position on the economic activity of Santa Cruz province complements with its expansion and projection in the entire region. This constant growth aims to serve the constant investment flow that the area receives, mainly in mining, agroindustry and tourism.

BSC, founded in 1958 and under management of Grupo Petersen since 1998, is an essential tool for the foreign trade operations of regional companies, for its experience and operational capacity on the export sector. It takes part in commercial missions and has a wide range of international payment and encashment tools.

The Bank counts with highly capacitated work teams and in fluid contact with each one of the sectors, which allows it to have a clear and precise picture of the development of its activities, know their needs and provide them support through especially designed products and services.