The consolidated net profit of Banca Transilvania Financial Group (TLV) more than doubled (115%) year-on-year to RON 656 million (EUR 134 mln) in the first quarter of the year (Q1). The bank’s standalone profit surged by 122% yoy to RON 581 mln (EUR 62 mln).
“We see encouraging signs, Romania’s economy has recovered well during the first three months of the year, but the challenges are still here. […] We are optimistic, but we remain alert and close to the customers with loans and those who need financing to support their business, the consumption, and the economy in general. BT operated with its engines running at full speed during the first quarter of the year, which translated in the record number of loans granted,” stated Ömer Tetik, Banca Transilvania CEO.
The bank’s stock of loans rose by 2.5% compared to the end of 2020 to RON 41.36 bln (EUR 8.35 bln).