Kotak Mahindra Bank is one of India's leading financial private banking institutions. It offers banking solutions that covers almost every sphere of life. Some of its financial services include commercial banking, stock broking, mutual funds, life insurance and investment banking. Established under the brand of Kotak Mahindra Finance Ltd in 1984, it was given the license to carry on with banking business by the Reserve Bank of India in February 2003. It is the first company in the Indian banking history to convert to be converted from a private financial institution to a bank.
Kotak Mahindra Bank : Branches and Business
Within a small span of 6 years, the bank has spread it wings in several sphere of finances. Presently, spread in 82 cities in India, the bank caters to the needs of its 5.9 million customers spread throughout the length and breadth of country and even abroad. By the end of FY 2007-2008, the Kotak Mahindra Bank had about 178 branches spread all over the country and it plans to add some more branches by the end of FY 2010.
The entire Kotak Mahindra group has a net worth of over Rs. 6,327 crore and at the end of FYP 2007-2008,it was reported that the consolidated profit of Kotak Mahindra Bank individually was Rs 991.2 crore which was 84% higher than the consolidated profit of Rs 538.2 crore in FY07. Kotak Mahindra Bank has 75 ATMs at 41 locations in the country which are 24x7 accessible. Before the free transactions facility of RBI was made mandatory to all the ATM operating banks in India from April 1, 2009, Kotak Mahindra Bank had underwent under a treaty with the HDFC Bank to provide free network free of cost to most of its customers through its 1335 ATMs spread in the country to ensure comfort to its customers.
Kotak Mahindra Bank: Facilities and Customer Care
The facilities of Kotak Mahindra Bank are wide spread. It's banking sector acts as a central platform for customer relationships across the entire Kotak Mahindra group's various businesses. The bank marks its presence in the commercial vehicles, retail finance, corporate banking and treasury and housing finance segments. It offers you several facilities like personal banking, commercial banking, insurance and investment banking.
Apart from traditional facilities like deposits accounts, savings account, current account, term deposits, personal loans, home loans the bank has spread its wing in the investment services by providing its customer facilities like Demat, mutual fund and insurance. The bank has also opted for net banking, mobile banking and phone banking for convenience of its customers.