Amana Bank PLC (ABL), also Amana Bank Sri Lanka, but commonly referred to as Amana Bank, is a commercial bank in Sri Lanka. It is licensed by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, the central bank and national banking regulator.
Axis Bank is the third-largest of the private-sector banks in India offering a comprehensive suite of financial products. The bank has its head office in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It has 4000 branches as of 25 March 2019. It has 12,705 ATMs and 3,548 cash recyclers spread across the country as on 31 December 2018 and ten international offices. The bank employs over 55,000 people and had a market capitalization of ₹1.31 trillion (US$18 billion) (as on March 31, 2018). It sells financial services to large and mid-size corporates, SME and retail businesses.
Bank of Ceylon (BOC; Sinhala: ලංකා බැංකුව Lanka Bænkuwa) is a government-owned, major commercial bank in Sri Lanka. Its head office is located in an iconic cylindrical building in Colombo, the political and commercial capital of the island. The bank has a network of 628 branches,689 automated teller machines (ATMs), 123 CDM network and 15 Regional loan centres within the country. It also has an around-the-clock call centre at 0094 11 2204444 and an around the clock branch at its Colombo office.
Cargills Bank Limited is a licensed commercial bank in Sri Lanka. It received its license from Central Bank of Sri Lanka to operate domestic and offshore banking business on 21 January 2014 and was ceremonially opened on 30 June 2014. At present the bank consists of 17 branches island-wide with the head office based in Kollupitiya.
Citibank is the consumer division of financial services multinational Citigroup. Citibank was founded in 1812 as the City Bank of New York, and later became First National City Bank of New York. Citibank provides credit cards, mortgages, personal loans, commercial loans, and lines of credit.
Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC (CBC) is one of the leading commercial banks in Sri Lanka with 266 branches and 830 ATMs. The bank has operations in Bangladesh, Maldives and soon to open in Myanmar. It has been rated as the Best Bank in Sri Lanka by “Global Finance” for the 14th consecutive year and also as the Bank of the Year by “The Banker” Magazine on seven occasions.
Deutsche Bank AG is a German multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany. The bank is operational in 58 countries with a large presence in Europe, the Americas and Asia. As of April 2018, Deutsche Bank is the 15th largest bank in the world by total assets. As the largest German banking institution in the world, it is a component of the DAX stock market index.
DFCC Bank was set up in 1955 as Sri Lanka’s pioneer Development Finance Institution on the recommendation of the World Bank and is one of the oldest development banks in Asia.In October 2015, DFCC Bank and its 99% owned subsidiary, DFCC Vardhana Bank amalgamated. DFCC Bank is now a Licensed Commercial Bank offering the range of development banking and commercial banking products and services.
Habib Bank Limited, doing business as HBL, (Urdu: حبِیب بَینک ) is a Karachi based multinational bank. It is the largest bank by assets in Pakistan. Founded in 1941, HBL became Pakistan’s first commercial bank. In 1951 it opened its first international branch in Colombo, Sri Lanka. In 1972 the bank moved its headquarters to the Habib Bank Plaza, which became the tallest building in South Asia at the time. The Government nationalised the bank in 1974 and privatized it in 2003; at that time the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development acquired a controlling share.
In 1888 R. D. Banks and A. T. Atkin established a small, private bank called Hatton Bank to cater to the needs of investors and labourers in Ceylon’s tea plantations. By 1933 it was a subsidiary of a European firm. In 1948, following the country’s independence, Brown and Company, an engineering concern, bought out the interests of the original investors.
ICICI Bank Limited (Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India) is an Indian multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra with its registered office in Vadodara, Gujarat. As of 2018, ICICI Bank is the second largest bank in India in terms of assets and market capitalisation. It offers a wide range of banking products and financial services for corporate and retail customers through a variety of delivery channels and specialised subsidiaries in the areas of investment banking, life, non-life insurance, venture capital and asset management. The bank currently has a network of 4867 branches and 14367 ATMs across India and has a presence in 17 countries including India.
Indian Bank is an Indian state-owned financial services company established in 1907 and headquartered in Chennai, India. It has 20,924 employees, 2900 branches with 2861 ATMs and 1014 cash deposit machines and is one of the top performing public sector banks in India. Total business of the bank has touched Rs.3.64 lakh Crores as on 31 March 2018.Bank’s Information Systems & Security processes certified with ISO27001:2013 standard and is among very few Banks certified worldwide. It has overseas branches in Colombo and Singapore including a Foreign Currency Banking Unit at Colombo and Jaffna. It has 227 Overseas Correspondent banks in 75 countries. Since 1969 the Government of India has owned the bank.
Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) is a major public sector bank based in Chennai, India, with about 3,400 domestic branches, including 1,150 branches in Tamil Nadu, 3 extension counters, and 8 branches and offices overseas as of 31 October 2017. Indian Overseas Bank has an ISO certified in-house information technology department, which had developed the software that its branches used to provide online banking to customers earlier. The bank has achieved 100 percent networking status as well as 100 percent CBS status for its branches. IOB has a network of about 3,300 ATMs all over India. IOB has branches in Singapore, Colombo, Seoul, and Bangkok. It has representative offices in Guangzhou, Vietnam, and Dubai. IOB also is part-owner of a joint-venture bank in Malaysia.
MCB Bank Limited (formerly Muslim Commercial Bank) was incorporated by the Adamjee Group on July 9, 1947. The bank was established to provide banking facilities to the business community of South Asia. The bank was nationalized in 1974 during the government of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. This was the first bank to be privatized in 1991 and the bank was purchased by a consortium of Pakistani corporate groups led by Nishat Group. As of June 2008, the Nishat Group owns a majority stake in the bank. The president of the bank is Imran Maqbool.
The National Development Bank PLC (or commonly referred to as NDB Bank) is a Sri Lankan banking and financial services institution, headquartered in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Having begun operations as a state-owned development finance institution in 1979. In January 1979,the predecessor of National Development Bank PLC (“NDB” or “Bank”) was set up by National Development Bank of Sri Lanka Act No 2 of 1979 as “National Development Bank of Sri Lanka”, as a wholly state owned institution. Following a change of ownership structure in 1993 where NDB was privatized and listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange.
Nations Trust Bank PLC (abbreviated as NTB) is one of the listed banks in Sri Lanka with 93 branches, 138 ATMs and 53 leasing centres as well as an automated channels and is the issuer and sole acquirer for American Express Credit Cards in Sri Lanka. Nation Trust Bank’s major shareholders are John Keells Holdings and Central Finance Company PLC which are leading companies in their respective operating sectors in Sri Lanka.
PAN Asia Banking Corporation is a public limited company incorporated in Sri Lanka. The Company currently has 85 branches across Sri Lanka.A Public Limited Liability Company incorporated in Sri Lanka on 6 March 1995 under the Companies Act No.17 of 1982 and re-registered under the Companies Act No.07 of 2007.A licensed commercial bank under the banking Act No.30 of 1988 and listed in the Colombo Stock Exchange.PABC’s major shareholder is Mr. Dhammika Perera.Fitch Rating BBB- (lka) – Outlook ‘Stable’
People’s Bank is a state-owned commercial bank in Sri Lanka. The Bank’s headquarters are located in Sir Chittampalam A. Gardiner Street in Colombo and was established on July 1, 1961. The bank has a network of 738 local branches and Service Centers with 500+ own ATMs & Self Banking Units. The Bank offer both Retail and corporate Banking services including Online Banking.
Public Bank Berhad (MYX: 1295) is a bank based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia offering financial services in Malaysia as well as the Asia-Pacific region. The bank was founded in 1966 by Teh Hong Piow, the then general manager of Malayan Banking. The bank was listed on the Malaysian Stock Exchange in 1967. Public Bank is currently one of the largest banks in Southeast Asia, with over RM 363.76 billion (US$91.26 billion) of assets and RM71.90 billion (US$18.04 billion) in market capitalization in 2015.
Sampath Bank PLC is a licensed commercial bank incorporated in Sri Lanka in 1986 with 229 branches and 373 ATMs island wide. It has won the “Bank of the Year” award by “The Banker” of Financial Times Limited – London, for the second consecutive year and the “National Business Excellence Awards 2010”. It has become the third largest private sector bank in Sri Lanka with Rs. 453 billion in deposits as of 30 June 2016.
Seylan Bank PLC (Sinhala: සෙලාන් බැංකුව Selan Bænkuwa) is a publicly owned Commercial Bank in Sri Lanka. It has branches both in urban as well as rural areas of Sri Lanka. Seylan bank had 158 banking centres island wide with 3000 staff members in 2015. The bank was formed as a licensed commercial bank which was incorporated with a shareholder base. Seylan Bank was incorporated on 28 August 1987 as a Public Limited Liability Company and founder chairman was Dr. Lalith Kotelawala. It established its first subsidiary, Seylan Merchant Bank Limited, in 1992. A second subsidiary, Ceylinco Seylan Developme Hrfbhnts Limited was also established in 1992, primarily for the purpose of constructing the Bank’s head office building, Ceylinco Seylan Towers.
Standard Chartered PLC is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London, England. It operates a network of more than 1,200 branches and outlets (including subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures) across more than 70 countries and employs around 87,000 people. It is a universal bank with operations in consumer, corporate and institutional banking, and treasury services. Despite its UK base, it does not conduct retail banking in the UK, and around 90% of its profits come from Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
The State Bank of India (SBI) is an Indian multinational, public Sector banking and financial services statutory body. It is a government corporation statutory body headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. SBI is ranked as 216th in the Fortune Global 500 list of the world’s biggest corporations of 2018. It is the largest bank in India with a 23% market share in assets, besides a share of one-fourth of the total loan and deposits market.
HSBC Sri Lanka is a banking and financial services company in Sri Lanka and a wholly owned subsidiary of HSBC. It is the largest and the oldest bank in Sri Lanka. HSBC opened its doors in Sri Lanka in 1892, just 27 years after its first offices were established in Hong Kong and Shanghai. The company maintained an international outlook from the start, while its activities centered on trade finance.
Union Bank of Colombo PLC (Sinhala: යුනියන් බැංකුව, Yuniyan bæṁkuva / Tamil: யூனியன் பாங்க் ஒவ் கொழும்பு பிஎல்சி, Yūṉiyaṉ pāṅk ov koḻumpu pi’elci), commonly referred to as UBC, is a commercial bank in Sri Lanka. It is licensed by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, the central bank and national banking regulator.