Salvadorans Buy Financial Services in Honduras

The Óptima financial group bought the shares of Financiera Solidaria S.A., a transaction that amounted to $50 million.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Directors of Óptima reported that Financiera Solidaria S.A. (Finsol) has been in the Honduran market for 21 years and that this acquisition is part of its strategy to regionalize the financial company in the micro and small business segments.

Gustavo Simán, president of Óptima, told Elmundo.sv that "... The investment made is the platform with which we are going to start growing in Honduras and then in the rest of the Central American region. We are looking for more scope to help micro and small businesses, the agricultural sector, transport and the wage sector in the financial area."

Diego Moncayo, General Manager of Óptima, indicated that "... the agreement was made with the Honduran company because it is responsible, for attending to client niches similar to those in El Salvador and because of the perspective of 'working together with development and favoring the conditions in which its clients undertake projects."

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