Prime Bank launches distributor financing programme

Business Desk | Published: 22:22, Jan 24,2021


Prime Bank has recently launched a distributor financing programme for its wholesale banking and micro, small and medium enterprise clients.

Introducing its one-stop distributor financing programme, the bank has performed its first straight through transaction from registered distributor account in PrimePay.

PrimePay has brought three parties to the transaction, corporate, distributor and bank on the same digital platform.

The platform also provides enriched MIS to the corporate clients and distributors.

Under this arrangement, Prime Bank’s corporate clients can pull payment against goods and services sold to the distributors using PrimePay.

Prime Bank’s superior digital banking facility accentuates the capability of the distributor financing programme, making it real-time, hasslefree, paperless and very cost efficient through utilising the loan limit 24/7 through PrimePay.

With no processing fees, distributors can now easily opt for unsecured overdraft facility of up to Tk 50 lakh.

The bank’s MSME and corporate customers engaged in distributorship businesses can now receive steady and assured funding to support their working capital needs, while the corporate clients engaged in manufacturing can save cost by converting receivables to cash real time.

Prime Bank’s acting managing director and CEO Faisal Rahman said, ‘Transaction Banking is evolving fast by embracing digital technology and Prime Bank has always been in the forefront of the journey to ensure transactional efficiency and convenience to the customers.’

‘Through its enriched ability to cater to working capital needs digitally, distributors, typically small and medium enterprises, will be benefited greatly from our distributor financing programmee and our corporate clients will be able to streamline receivables and enjoy an enhanced productivity using our digital platform PrimePay. This is as part of our continued pursuit to provide the best-in-class digital solutions to our customers across business verticals,’ he added.

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