Banco Santa Fe S.A (BSF) is the most important financial entity of Santa Fe province and counts with the largest territorial covering, with over 1.000 contact points, reaching 96% of the district inhabitants.
BSF is a national capital and regional character commercial bank. With Banco San Juan S. A., Banco Santa Cruz 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 its favorable performance, reflected on its profits generation ability, high liquidity, and the excellent quality of its portfolio.
BSF 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.
The Bank, founded in 1874, 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.
BSF has its business centers divided in regions, being Rosario, Santa Fe, Reconquista, Venado Tuerto and Rafaela the main towns.
Each one of these regions has a commercial and operative manager with sufficient autonomy to, together with his work team, provide a quick and efficient management.
At the same time, this allows to go deep in the knowledge of each one of these region’s characteristics, dividing by activity (industrial, agricultural, shops, services), by kind of crop, climate, etc., which generates a constant feedback from the base of the pyramid to the top management, in order to adopt the decisions that satisfy each region needs.
Commercial policies of BSF are directed to four sectors:
The Bank counts with highly capacitated work teams with 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.