State Bank of India (SBI) is the largest commercial bank in India in terms of assets, deposits, profits, branches, customers and employees. The Government of India itself is the largest shareholder of this Fortune 500 company, with 61.58% ownership, and SBI was ranked 155th in The Forbes list of Global 2000 firms in May 2014.
Authorised and regulated by Reserve Bank of India and Prudential Regulation Authority. Subject to regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and limited regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority. Details about the extent of our regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority and Financial Conduct Authority are available from us on request. State Bank of India is a member of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme established under the Financial Services and Market Act 2000. The Financial Services Compensation Scheme protects deposits held with our UK branches. Payments under this scheme are limited to £85,000 of your total deposits with us in the UK. In practice, this means that each eligible depositor will be compensated up to a maximum of £85,000 of their total deposits.
200 years of banking experience
In 1806, the Bank of Calcutta (later the Bank of Bengal) was founded and, in 1921, it merged with the banks of Madras and Bombay to form the Imperial Bank of India. In 1955, SBI was created by an act of Parliament to succeed the Imperial Bank of India.
Our bank is your bank
The SBI Group, comprising SBI and five associate banks, commands a 22% share of the domestic Indian banking market. Our network boasts over 20,000 branches in India, and 191 offices in 36 countries globally.
The State Bank of India with a history of 200 years is the largest commercial bank in India. The group is made up of SBI and five associate banks and a number of banking and non- banking subsidiaries and joint ventures. The group has 191 offices in 36 countries across the world. As on 31st of March 2013, the group had assets worth USD 377 billion, deposits of USD 290 billion and capital & reserves in excess of USD 23.73 billion. The group commands over 22% share of the domestic Indian banking market.
Our non-banking subsidiaries and joint ventures are market-leaders in key sectors, such as life insurance, merchant banking, mutual funds, credit cards, factoring services, security trading and primary dealership.
These diverse retail and wholesale services are delivered by dedicated, highly skilled professional teams. And as you’d expect, we have relationships with thousands of local and international banks through SWIFT – enabling us to securely exchange financial-transaction data and manage trade-related banking business anywhere in the world.