MCB Bank Limited
by the Adamjee Group
on July 9, 1947, under the Indian Companies Act, VII of 1913 as a limited company. The bank was established with a view to provide banking facilities to the business community of the South Asia. The bank was nationalized
in 1974 during the government of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
. This was the first bank to be privatized in 1991 and the bank was purchased by a consortium of Pakistani corporate groups led by Nishat Group. As of June 2008, the Nishat Group owns a majority
stake in the bank. The president of the bank is M.U.A Usmani.
Founded in 1948, Nishat Group
is one of the leading and most diversified business groups in Pakistan. The group has strong presence in the most important business sectors of the country such as banking, textile, cement and insurance.Mian Mohammad Mansha
is the Chairman of the group (and also MCB) and has played instrumental role in its success. In recognition of Mr. Mansha’s contribution, the Government of Pakistan has conferred him with "Sitara-e-Imtiaz", one of the most prestigious civil awards of the country.
MCB is Pakistan’s largest bank by market share 18% its assets are of PKR 605 bln (apprx.)(US$ 7.02 billion)in 2011, and the largest by market capitalization having a market capitalization of US$ 1.8 billion. The Bank has a customer base of approximately 4.5 million and a nationwide distribution network of 1,130 branches, including 8 Islamic banking branches, and... Read More