26 December 2017, Moscow. Banca Intesa extends its offer of debit cards, and together with International Federation of SAMBO martial arts (FIAS) issues an exclusive co-brand debit card INTESA SAMBO CARD.
INTESA SAMBO CARD belongs to the category of premium debit cards Visa Platinum and is issued in three currencies: Russian rubles, US dollars, Euros with monthly interest accrual on the balance of funds on the card. Tariffs provide free card service in the first year and a reduced fee for each subsequent year - 799 rubles. In addition, the withdrawal of cash from ATMs around the world of up to 50,000 rubles / 1000 US dollars / euro per month comes without commission; there is no payment for SMS-information.
The main advantage of the card is the fact that Banca Intesa transfers 1% of the total amount of transactions made with its use to support and develop the SAMBO sport around the world.
"As a part of Intesa Sanpaolo Group, Banca Intesa pays much attention to social responsibility. The slogan of Banca Intesa: "Protect yourself from financial problems" and SAMBO’s martial arts philosophy "Self-defense without weapons" are somewhat similar in nature: in both cases we develop a sense of self-confidence and freedom for the new generation. INTESA SAMBO CARD is a unique opportunity to contribute to the development of the SAMBO in the world, to support this sport, which is Russia's national pride," commented Oleg Ovsyannikov, the Head of Sales channels and Network support Division of Banca Intesa.
President of the International SAMBO Federation Vasily Shestakov noted: "More than 90 countries took part in the World SAMBO Championship, which just took place in Sochi. SAMBO is gaining momentum and is becoming one of the most popular sports in the world. Of course, this is not only our merit. Thanks to the support of our partners, joined by Banca Intesa, we can be confident of the successful future of this unique form of martial arts. We appreciate the Bank's contribution to the development of the sport all over the world, and I am sure that the brand "FIAS - INTESA SAMBO CARD" will enjoy a great popularity among athletes, SAMBO veterans and the young generation. The FIAS funds transferred by the Bank will be used to popularize our sport by organizing competitions, purchasing sports equipment for children's sports schools, sports uniforms and other activities."
It is possible to receive the debit card INTESA SAMBO CARD on the day of application at any of Banca Intesa’s offices by presenting a passport and a filled card application form.
For the card holders, professional sportsmen and supporters of SAMBO, as well as anybody who enjoys a healthy and sporty lifestyle, Banca Intesa offers a wide range of products and services on attractive terms. You can get detailed information at the Bank's branches or by calling the hotline 8-800-2008-008.All press-releases