Himalayan Bank Limited, established in 1993 as a Joint Venture of Habib Bank Limited of Pakistan has been successfully reigning the banking industry since its inception.
The bank holds the legacy of introducing various banking services for the first time in Nepal from the very beginning. Products such as Premium Savings Account, HBL Proprietary Card and Millionaire Deposit Scheme besides services such as ATMs and Tele-banking were first introduced by HBL which was able to win customers’ hearts during that time. Since its establishment, the bank has been highly focused on innovative approaches and customer satisfaction. The bank started its journey from Employees Provident Fund Building, popularly known as Sanchayakosh Building at Thamel, Kathmandu.
HBL has also been serving Nepali citizens living in the country and abroad through remittance service. Presently, HBL is the biggest inward remittance handling bank in Nepal. With its exclusive and proprietary online money transfer software – HimalRemitTM, HBL is among the top remittance service providers in Nepal having ties with financial institutions based in the Middle East, Gulf region, UK, Australia, USA, Japan, Israel, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Portugal, Spain and Hongkong. With respect to the Merger and Acquisition Policy introduced by Nepal Rastra Bank, Himalayan Bank Limited acquired Civil Bank Limited at 100:80.28 swap ratio (A shareholders holding 100 scrips of CBL will get 80.28 scrips of HBL) and commenced the joint operation as “Himalayan Bank Limited” from February 24, 2023. After acquisition, the Banks has been happily serving its customers from total of 189 Branch Offices, 20 Extension Counters and more than 263 ATM Booths spread all over Nepal.
HBL is not only a Bank, It is committed Corporate Citizen
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) holds one of the very important aspects of HBL. Being one of the corporate citizens of the country, HBL has always promoted social activities. Many activities that do a common good to the society have been undertaken by HBL in the past and this happens as HBL on an ongoing basis. Significant portion of the sponsorship budget of the Bank is committed towards activities that assist the society as large.
The Bank’s Vision:
Himalayan Bank Limited holds of a vision to become a Leading Bank of the country by providing premium products and services to the customers, thus ensuring attractive and substantial returns to the stakeholders of the Bank.
The Bank’s Mission:
The Bank’s mission is to become preferred provider of quality financial services in the country. There are two components in the mission of the Bank; Preferred Provider and Quality Financial Services; therefore we at HBL believe that the mission will be accomplished only by satisfying these two important components with the Customer at focus. The Bank always strives positioning itself in the hearts and minds of the customers.
The Bank’s Objective:
To become the Bank of first choice is the main objective of the Bank.