Bank of Ceylon serves the banking and financial services sector since 1939, bank has constantly succeeded in contributing to the growth of Sri Lanka and continues to assist the development of the country and guiding investors, entrepreneurs and customers to reach greater heights which makes Sri Lanka’s No.1 Bank, Bank of Ceylon the Bankers to the Nation. The state owned commercial bank in Sri Lanka has branches in Chennai, Male, Seychelles and also having banking operations in United Kingdom. BOC has the strength and the diversity of resources to offer its investors a range of financial solutions; from Corporate Banking, Personal Banking, SME Banking, Islamic Banking, Investment Banking, Off-shore Banking, Development Banking, International and Treasury and Trade Financing services, through its widely spread branch network covering all parts of the country. BOC has over 2,000 customer touch points covering over 628 branches and 650 ATMs/122 CDMs that are in operation all 365 days 24×7 and has a network of over 860 foreign corresponding agents. The Bank offers night banking facility and 365 day banking facility at Head Office branch in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Weekend banking facilities are also available at selected branches on Saturday and Sunday and 24X7 Call Centre is there to obtain any information on products and services of BOC. The Bank of Ceylon Premier Banking Centre in Colombo indulges with the most personalised private banking experience in an exclusive environment specially designed for Premier Banking customers.
The Bank of Ceylon was named as the Strongest Bank in the country for the year 2015 by the prestigious “The Asian Banker” and it earned global recognition as one of the top 1000 banks in the world, (Country rank No.1) as listed by “The Banker Magazine” (UK) respectively in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. The Bank of Ceylon won the overall Gold Award at the National Business Excellence Awards Ceremony 2015 with five other “Winner” awards. The Bank claimed its award as the only Sri Lankan brand recognized as one of Asia’s Best Brands in 2013 by the Chief Marketing Officer’s Council (CMO Council) based in Mumbai, India. Brand Finance Lanka ranked Bank of Ceylon as the country’s No. 1 brand for the last eight consecutive years. The Bank has passed exceptional milestones in recent years such as becoming the first to gain over Rs.1.5 Trillion assets and over Rs.One Trillion Deposits. Focusing on the Banks achievement, Fitch Rating Lanka ranked the Bank of Ceylon at AA+(lka) and Fitch International rating as BB- (Intl) which is the highest rating awarded to a local commercial bank and ICRA (lk) awarded AAA rating which is the highest credit quality rating issued by ICRA Lanka.
20th December 2016