GET Stock QuotesNews18 APP
News18 English

SPONSORS

Powered by cricketnext logo
»
2-min read

Five Associate Banks, BMB Merge With State Bank of India

Five associates and the Bharatiya Mahila Bank became part of the State Bank of India (SBI) on Saturday, catapulting the country's largest lender to among the top 50 banks in the world.

PTI

Updated:April 1, 2017, 3:26 PM IST
facebookTwittergoogleskypewhatsapp
Five Associate Banks, BMB Merge With State Bank of India
File photo of the head office of State Bank of India in New Delhi. (Reuters)

New Delhi: Five associates and the Bharatiya Mahila Bank became part of the State Bank of India (SBI) on Saturday, catapulting the country's largest lender to among the top 50 banks in the world.

State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur (SBBJ), State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH), State Bank of Mysore (SBM), State Bank of Patiala (SBP) and State Bank of Travancore (SBT), besides Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB), merged with SBI with effect from April 1, the bank said in a statement.

"With this six-way mega merger, SBI has again displayed its ability to change and evolve in order to continue as the country champion among banks in India and to create enduring value," SBI said.

With this merger, the bank will join the league of top 50 banks globally in terms of assets, it added.

The total customer base of the bank will reach 37 crores with a branch network of around 24,000 and nearly 59,000 ATMs across the country.

The merged entity will have a deposit base of more than Rs 26 lakh crore and advances level of Rs 18.50 lakh crore.

Welcoming all the stakeholders of merged entities, SBI Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya said the bank will strive to conclude the transition process within a quarter.

"The combined entity will enhance the productivity, mitigate geographical risks, increase operational efficiency and drive synergies across multiple dimensions while ensuring increased levels of customer delight," she said.

Post merger, the bank will rationalise its branch network by relocating some of the branches to maximise reach.

This will help the bank optimise its operations and improve profitability, she said.

Integration of treasuries of the associate banks with the treasury of SBI will bring in substantial cost saving and synergy in treasury operations, she added.

The government had in February approved the merger of these five associate banks with SBI. Later in March, the Cabinet approved merger of BMB as well.

SBI first merged State Bank of Saurashtra with itself in 2008. Two years later, State Bank of Indore was merged with it.

The board of SBI earlier approved the merger plan under which SBBJ shareholders will get 28 shares of SBI (Re 1 each) for every 10 shares (Rs 10 each) held. Similarly, SBM and SBT shareholders will get 22 shares of SBI for every 10 shares.

SBI had approved separate schemes of acquisition for State Bank of Patiala and State Bank of Hyderabad. There will not be any share swap or cash outgo as they are wholly-owned by the SBI.

Read full article
Next Story
facebookTwittergoogleskypewhatsapp
Most Active
Company Price Change %Gain
Jubilant Food 2,093.30 +149.95 +7.72
Yes Bank 349.35 +8.15 +2.39
ITC 274.55 +1.15 +0.42
ICICI Bank 353.60 +7.45 +2.15
SBI 309.25 +6.00 +1.98
Company Price Change %Gain
ICICI Bank 353.55 +7.45 +2.15
HDFC 1,900.45 +3.45 +0.18
Sunteck Realty 417.15 +18.95 +4.76
Power Grid Corp 196.00 -1.20 -0.61
Maruti Suzuki 9,321.35 -37.65 -0.40
Top Gainers
Company Price Change %Gain
Indiabulls Hsg 1,301.80 +58.10 +4.67
Adani Ports 433.45 +17.20 +4.13
Bajaj Finance 1,701.90 +41.20 +2.48
Yes Bank 349.35 +8.15 +2.39
ICICI Bank 353.60 +7.45 +2.15
Company Price Change %Gain
Adani Ports 433.75 +19.40 +4.68
Yes Bank 348.30 +8.05 +2.37
ICICI Bank 353.55 +7.45 +2.15
SBI 309.05 +6.30 +2.08
TCS 2,954.75 +44.65 +1.53
Top Losers
Company Price Change %Gain
Ambuja Cements 268.60 -7.05 -2.56
UltraTechCement 4,300.00 -108.65 -2.46
Infosys 1,143.45 -9.25 -0.80
Sun Pharma 572.10 -4.60 -0.80
Maruti Suzuki 9,323.95 -44.75 -0.48
Company Price Change %Gain
Infosys 1,143.25 -9.50 -0.82
Sun Pharma 572.00 -4.25 -0.74
Maruti Suzuki 9,321.35 -37.65 -0.40
ONGC 193.60 -0.45 -0.23
NTPC 172.35 -0.15 -0.09

Live TV