|Products||Credit cards, consumer banking, banking, finance and insurance, investment banking, mortgage loans, private banking, private equity, wealth management|
|Revenue||₹147,068.27 crore (US$21 billion)  (2020)|
|₹114,032.21 crore (US$16 billion)  (2020)|
|₹27,253.95 crore (US$3.8 billion)  (2020)|
|Total assets||₹1,580,830.44 crore (US$220 billion)  (2020)|
|Total equity||₹175,810.38 crore (US$25 billion)  (2020)|
Number of employees
|1,16,971 (31 March 2020) |
|Footnotes / references|
HDFC Bank Limited is an Indian banking and financial services company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It has a base of 104,154 permanent employees as of 30 June 2019. HDFC Bank is India’s largest private sector bank by assets. It is the largest bank in India by market capitalisation as of March 2020.
A subsidiary of the Housing Development Finance Corporation, HDFC Bank was incorporated in 1994, with its registered office in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Its first corporate office and a full-service branch at Sandoz House, Worli were inaugurated by the then Union Finance Minister, Manmohan Singh.
As of 30 June 2019, the Bank's distribution network was at 5,500 branches across 2,764 cities. The bank also installed 430,000 POS terminals and issued 23,570,000 debit cards and 12 million credit cards in FY 2017.
Products and services
HDFC Bank provides a number of products and services including wholesale banking, retail banking, treasury, auto loans, two-wheeler loans, personal loans, loans against property, consumer durable loan, lifestyle loan and credit cards. Along with this various digital products are Payzapp and SmartBUY.
Mergers and acquisitions
HDFC Bank merged with Times Bank in February 2000. This was the first merger of two private banks in the New Generation private sector banks category. Times Bank was established by Bennett, Coleman and Co. Ltd., commonly known as The Times Group, India's largest media conglomerate.
In 2008, Centurion Bank of Punjab (CBoP) was acquired by HDFC Bank. HDFC Bank's board approved the acquisition of CBoP for ₹95.1 billion in one of the largest mergers in the financial sector in India.
In March 2020, HDFC (parent company of HDFC BANK) made an investment of ₹1,000 crores in Yes bank. As per the scheme of reconstruction of Yes Bank, 75% of the total investment by the corporation would be locked in for three years. On 14 March, Yes Bank allotted 100 crore shares of the face value of ₹2 each for consideration of ₹10 per share (including ₹8 premium) to the Corporation aggregating to 7.97 percent of the post issue equity share capital of Yes bank.
The equity shares of HDFC Bank are listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India. Its American depositary receipts are listed on the NYSE and its global depository receipts (GDRs) are listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange where two GDRs represent one equity share in HDFC Bank.
|Shareholders (as of 31 December 2015)||Shareholding|
|Promoter group (HDFC)||26.14%|
|Foreign institutional investors (FII)||20.4%|
|Unit Trust of India||8.65%|
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HDFC Bank's Parivartan initiative spent ₹535 crore in FY19-20
On 2 December 2020, the Reserve Bank of India ordered HDFC Bank to temporarily halt the issuance of new credit cards and all planned activities under the bank's Digital 2.0 program citing incidents of outages in the bank's internet banking, mobile banking and payment utility services.
On 29 January 2020, Reserve Bank of India imposed a monetary penalty on HDFC Bank for failure to undertake on-going due diligence in case of 39 current accounts opened for bidding in the initial public offer.
A HDFC bank manager was arrested for a ₹59.41 lakh fraud in Odisha
Altico Capital and Dubai's Mashreq Bank have approached the Reserve Bank of India, accusing HDFC Bank of violating regulatory provisions by debiting part of the funds the company had raised through external commercial borrowing (ECB) and parked at the bank. They claimed that HDFC bank's decision to transfer money from the account may be a violation of the RBI's end-use rule.
Awards and recognition
- India's Best Bank : Euromoney Awards
- Best Bank: New Private Sector – FE Best Bank awards
- Winner in Innovation and Inclusiveness in Priority Sector Lending – 11th Inclusive Finance India Awards (IFI) 2019
- Ranked 1st in 2019 BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Indian Brands HDFC Bank was featured for the 6th consecutive year.
- Among The Most Honored Company List, Institutional Investor All-Asia (ex-Japan) Executive Team 2019 survey
- India’s Best Bank, Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2019
- Bank of the Year and Best Large Bank, Business Today – Money Today Financial Awards 2019
- Best Bank in India 2019, by Global magazine FinanceAsia.
- Ranked 60th in 2019 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands HDFC Bank was featured BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2019 for the 5th consecutive year. The Bank's brand value has gone up from $20.87 billion in 2018 to $22.70 billion in 2019.
- Best Large Bank & Fastest Growing Large Bank in 2019, by Business World Magna Awards
- Best Banking Performer, India in 2016 by Global Brands Magazine Award.
- Best Performing Branch in Microfinance among private sector banks by NABARD, 2016, Award for Best Performance in Microfinance
- KPMG study of India's Best Banks, Bank of the year & best digital banking initiative award 2016
- BrandZ Rankings, Most Valued brand in India for third successive year
- FinanceAsia poll on Asia's Best Companies 2015, Best managed public company – India
- J. P. Morgan Quality Recognition Award, Best in class straight through processing rates
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