The Banco del Pacifico principal office in Guayaquil, did not record an unusual movement in the morning of Monday, September 8, during the first day of payments to former clients of the closed Banco Sudamericano, which went into liquidation on August 25.
In this agency, the public attention started from 08:00, however, the first customer arrived around 10:30. Gladis Naranjo, of Guaranda, came to Guayaquil to collect the $ 400 she had in her account.
The bank had 11 100 clients, of these, 11 086 had balances less than or equal to $ 32,000, the maximum coverage amount of the Deposits Insurance Corporation (COSEDE).
In Guayaquil and Santo Domingo five payments were recorded, two in Riobamba and only one in other cities like Ambato, Ibarra, Latacunga and Portoviejo, confirmed Rebeca Zenck, Staff Manager of Banco del Pacífico .