IndusInd Bank has today announced a strategic partnership with Asian Development Bank (ADB) to support and promote Supply Chain Finance (SCF) solutions in India. The Bank has entered into a partial guarantee programme with ADB with an initial outlay of USD 70 million (Rs 560.0 crore), exclusively towards promoting Supply Chain Finance solutions in India.

IndusInd Bank aims to grow its presence in MSME financing and this partnership will further strengthen various initiatives of the Bank in this domain. With SCF being a focus area, the Bank has initiated a host of strategic efforts including the launch of new product structures for SCF. In addition to this, the Bank recently launched a state-of-the-art digital portal for SCF – ‘earlyCredit’ enabling 24*7 seamless processing of SCF transactions for corporates, suppliers & dealers.

Commenting on the partnership Mr. Amitabh Saraff, Head – Financial Services, SME Business & SCF, said “At IndusInd Bank, we look forward to funding the entire ecosystem of a corporate entity by offering holistic SCF solutions, meeting end-to-end requirements of both corporate and their dealers/suppliers thereby being a true partner in their growth trajectory. Partnership with a global organisation like ADB strengthens our SCF platform, a leading provider in the country. This association will further open up opportunities for the Bank to innovate and empower our clients with the best financing solutions.”

About IndusInd Bank

IndusInd Bank, which commenced operations in 1994, caters to the needs of both consumer and corporate customers. Its technology platform supports multi-channel delivery capabilities. As on June 30, 2022, IndusInd Bank has Branches / Banking Outlet and ATMs spread across geographical locations of the country. The Bank also has representative offices in London, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The Bank believes in driving its business through technology. It enjoys clearing bank status for both major stock exchanges – BSE and NSE – and major commodity exchanges in the country, including MCX, NCDEX and NMCE. IndusInd Bank was included in the NIFTY 50 benchmark index on April 1, 2013.

RATINGS

Domestic Ratings:

CRISIL AA + for Infrastructure Bonds program/Tier 2 Bonds

CRISIL AA for Additional Tier 1 Bonds program

CRISIL A1+ for certificate of deposit program / short term FD program

IND AA+ for Senior bonds program/Tier 2 Bonds by India Ratings and Research

IND AA for Additional Tier 1 Bonds program by India Ratings and Research

IND A1+ for Short Term Debt Instruments by India Ratings and Research

International Ratings:

Ba1 for Senior Unsecured MTN programme by Moody’s Investors Service





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