Nations Trust Bank

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Nations Trust Bank PLC
Public limited company
Traded asCSENTB.N0000
Founded1999 [1]
HeadquartersColombo, Sri Lanka
Area served
Sri Lanka
Key people
Krishan Balendra (Chairman)
A. K. Gunaratne (Director)
Renuka Fernando (CEO/Director)
Sarath Piyaratna (Executive Director)
ProductsBanking, financial and related services

Nations Trust Bank PLC (abbreviated as NTB) is one of the listed banks in Sri Lanka with 93 branches, 138 ATMs and 53 leasing centres as well as an automated channels and is the issuer and sole acquirer for American Express Credit Cards in Sri Lanka. Nation Trust Bank's major shareholders are John Keells Holdings and Central Finance Company PLC which are leading companies in their respective operating sectors in Sri Lanka.


Nations Trust Bank was established in July 1999 when it acquired the Colombo Branch of Overseas Trust Bank Ltd.

  • Acquisition of Waldock Mackenzie Ltd.
  • Acquisition of Kandy branch of the Standard Chartered Bank
  • Acquisition of the Personal Banking portfolio Deutsche Bank
  • Acquisition of the Commercial Banking Business and Foreign Exchange Business of American Express Bank in Colombo
  • Merger with Mercantile Leasing Company in January 2006

it has 93 branches and 137 ATM machines


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