CSB Bank

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CSB Bank Limited
FormerlyCatholic Syrian Bank Limited
Financial services
Founded26 November 1920
HeadquartersThrissur, Kerala, India.
Number of locations
426 branches[1] (2016-17)
Key people
C.VR. Rajendran (MD & CEO)
ProductsConsumer banking, Corporate banking, Mortgage loans, Private banking, Wealth management, Investment banking
RevenueIncrease1,617.49 crore (US$230 million) (2017)[1]
Increase 151.71 crore (US$21 million) (2017)[1]
Increase 1.55 crore (US$220,000) (2017)[1]
Total assetsIncrease16,223.24 crore (US$2.3 billion) (2017)[1]
OwnerFairfax Financial
Number of employees
2,716 (2017)[1]
Capital ratio22%[1]

CSB Bank Limited, formerly Catholic Syrian Bank Limited, is an Indian private sector bank with its headquarters at Thrissur, Kerala, India. The bank has a network of over 450 branches and more than 319 ATMs across India.[2][3]


CSB was founded on 26 November 1920,[4] well before Indian independence, and opened for business on 1 January 1921 with an authorised capital of ₹5 lakhs and a paid up capital of ₹45,270.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Balance Sheet 31.03.2017" (16 March 2018).
  2. ^ "RBI lets Watsa's Fairfax to buy 51 per cent in Catholic Syrian Bank". The Economic Times. 30 December 2016. Retrieved 15 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Canadian firm gets RBI nod to acquire Catholic Syrian Bank". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 15 January 2017.
  4. ^ Catholic Syrian Bank, Private Sector Banks In India Archived 22 June 2007 at the Wayback Machine

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