The Bank of Ceylon is the leading Commercial Bank in Sri Lanka owned by the Government of Sri Lanka.
The Bank provides diversified Retail, Wholesale, International, Development/Investment Banking, Services, Credit Cards, SLIPS, RTGS Payments, Safe Deposit, Custodial and Pawn Broking services through a network of 303 local and 3 overseas branches (London, Male & Chennai) and the Off-shore Banking Unit.
The Bank continues to maintain its leadership position in regard to foreign currency remittance from Sri Lankans abroad having a market share over 60 percent in the year 2005. To facilitate the customers, a web based electronic fund transfer system named "BOC E-cash" was introduced during 2005. The Bank also joined " X Press Money", a network of speedier, low cost money transfer facility offered by UAE Exchange Centre in Middle East.
Largest network with 302 branches connected on line. The Bank has 9 Subsidiaries and 6 Associate Companies, involving Property Managent, Management Services, and Travel related services, Primary Dealer. Hotel Operations, Property Development, Financial Services, Merchant Banking, Leasing businesses of the subsidiaries and Stock Broking, Venture capital funding, Property Development, Archives Management, Investment Banking and Fund Management businesses of the Associates.
The Bank is rated AA (sri) by Fitch Rating, an internationally reputed Credit Agency, and are ranked among the 1000 largest banks in the world. All of which brings added value and credibility to our new slogan : " BOC- the bank you can trust".