Mumbai : Siemens has received the Certificate of Registration from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to operate a non-banking finance company for its financial services business in India, Siemens Financial Services Private Limited (SFSPL). SFSPL will focus on developing an asset financing business by offering products such as loans, leasing and other finance products as permitted by the RBI to Siemens customers in India in the Industry, Energy and Healthcare sectors, as well as pursuing opportunities in other third party markets.
“This represents a major milestone in the development of Siemens Financial Services in the Asia Pacific region. India is a highly dynamic market with a growing demand for financing in many key segments,” said Axel Scholz, CEO of Siemens Financial Services Commercial Finance Asia Pacific. “With the non-banking finance company licence, we will be able to offer a range of value added financing solutions to Siemens customers, as well as working with third party vendors and business customers on a direct basis.”