Banrisul among top 5 (Jornal do Povo/Cachoeira do Sul - 19.08.2007 – cover story)

´Business´ column by Carlos Dreyer

According to data provided by the Brazilian Central Bank, Banrisul was Brazil ´s 5th largest public sector financial institution and the 14th largest bank in terms of assets. In terms of deposit volume, the bank ranks 12th. Total assets at the end of the first quarter this year were R$ 16.2 billion. Net income in the period was R$ 638 million against R$ 94.5 million in the same period in 2006. The bank now has the largest banking network in Rio Grande do Sul state, with 416 branches.

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