BOC Premier Banking promises most exclusive experience

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The Bank of Ceylon is assuring the most exclusive private banking experience at its Premier Banking Centre. Premier Banking customers will have the privilege of managing their wealth with the assurance and strength of a leading state bank.

BOC Premier Banking customers are provided with a branded personalised cheque book along with branded debit card with a higher withdrawal limit, a platinum credit card, special interest rates and tailor-made banking privileges delivered exclusively for customers.

A wide array of deposit products and wealth management banking services with personal credit facilities and a range of value added benefits and personalised services are on offer for the Premier Banking customers.

BOC Premier Banking Centre has the facility to safeguard your valuables including jewellery with safe deposit lockers and specially designed dressing rooms that will help Premier Banking customers to dress in their jewellery and attend any function without any hassle.

The bank will also manage customers’ financial decisions, whether in Sri Lanka or abroad.

A spokesman said that BOC Premier Banking has the capability to assist customers through its overseas network when travelling to London, Chennai or Male. Customers could also enjoy the Premier Banking lobby with its Wi-Fi facility to access internet at their convenience.  Another benefit is customers can enjoy ample parking, thereby enhancing the convenience. “Bank of Ceylon always maintains the confidentiality of clients’ investments and provides utmost security for their hard earned wealth,” the spokesman added. Dedicated, efficient and experienced relationship managers will be there to serve Premier Banking customers. BOC’s relationship managers are well equipped with knowledge of investing and market opportunities to serve with confidence.  Bank of Ceylon is proud to receive global recognition as one of the top 1,000 banks in the world, from the world’s premier banking and finance magazine, ‘The Banker’. These rankings are the industry’s most widely used indexes for global banking, and are internationally recognised as the definitive guide to the soundness, strength and profitability of banks.

‘The Banker’ magazine, first published in January 1926 in UK with a current circulation covering more than 180 countries, is the key source of data and analysis for the industry in international finance affairs.

Highlighting a few of the achievements of BOC, Fitch Rating Lanka Ltd. has upgraded the bank’s national long-term rating to AA+ (lka) stable outlook which is the highest rating awarded to a local commercial bank. Brand Finance Lanka ranked BOC as the number one brand in Sri Lanka for the last four consecutive years.

The multi-faceted services on offer with BOC are among its greatest strengths. From the children’s savings account to corporate credit, for state sector and private companies, the bank serves at every level. The bank has over 1,000 customer touch points covering branches, extension offices, ATMs and over 800 foreign corresponding agents. The bank has achieved an exceptional milestone named ‘One Ten Twelve’, which translates to ‘one trillion assets, Rs. 10 billion profits in 2012’. This task was achieved well before the set target date, in mid-2012. Therefore BOC became the first bank in Sri Lanka to reach this remarkable milestone by achieving Rs. 1 trillion in assets. This year, the first US dollar bond was issued and raised US$ 500 million.

The bank also celebrated its 73rd anniversary on 1 August 2012 – a long period of success with constant improvement in strength and stature. Leading the banking and financial sector since 1939, the bank has constantly succeeded in contributing to the growth of the nation and continues to assist the development of the country and guide customers and entrepreneurs to reach greater heights which makes Sri Lanka’s leading bank, Bank of Ceylon the ‘bankers to the nation’.

The BOC Premier Banking Centre can be reached on 112694282/86, Monday to Friday from 8.30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to experience true Premier Banking services. The BOC Premier Banking Centre is located at No. 21, Sir Ernest de Silva Mawatha, Colombo 7 which offers easy access since it is located in a prime convenient location in the city of Colombo.