Corporate Profile

Overview Axis Bank is the third largest private sector bank in India. The Bank offers the entire spectrum of financial services to customer segments covering Large and Mid-Corporates, MSME, Agriculture and Retail Businesses.

The Bank has a large footprint of 2589 domestic branches (including extension counters) and 12,355 ATMs spread across the country as on 31st March 2015. The overseas operations of the Bank are spread over eight international offices with branches at Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai (at the DIFC), Colombo and Shanghai; representative offices at Dubai and Abu Dhabi and an overseas subsidiary at London, UK. The international offices focus on corporate lending, trade finance, syndication, investment banking and liability businesses.

Axis Bank is one of the first new generation private sector banks to have begun operations in 1994. The Bank was promoted in 1993, jointly by Specified Undertaking of Unit Trust of India (SUUTI) (then known as Unit Trust of India), Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC), National Insurance Company Ltd., The New India Assurance Company Ltd., The Oriental Insurance Company Ltd. and United India Insurance Company Ltd. The share holding of Unit Trust of India was subsequently transferred to SUUTI, an entity established in 2003.

With a balance sheet size of Rs. 4,61,932 crores as on 31st March 2015, Axis Bank has achieved consistent growth and stable asset quality with a 5 year CAGR (2010-11 to 2014-15) of 21% in Total Assets, 18% in Total Deposits, 22% in Total Advances and 24% in Net Profit.

Members of the Board

Dr. Sanjiv Misra Chairman, Nominee of SUUTI
Shri K. N. Prithviraj Non Executive, Nominee of SUUTI
Smt. Shikha Sharma Managing Director & CEO
Shri V. R. Kaundinya Independent Director
Shri Prasad R. Menon Independent Director
Prof. Samir Barua Independent Director
Shri Som Mittal Independent Director
Smt. Ireena Vittal Independent Director – resigned w.e.f. 23rd August, 2015
Shri Rohit Bhagat Independent Director
Smt. Usha Sangwan Non Executive, Nominee of LIC
Shri S. Vishvanathan Independent Director
Shri Rakesh Makhija Additional Independent Director
Shri V. Srinivasan Deputy Managing Director
Shri Sanjeev Kumar Gupta Executive Director (Corporate Centre)

Registered Office

The registered office of Axis Bank is located at:
‘Trishul’, 3rd Floor,
Opposite Samartheshwar Temple,
Near Law Garden, Ellisbridge,
Ahmedabad, Gujarat - 380 006

Corporate Office

Axis House,
C-2 Wadia International Centre,
Pandurang Budhkar Marg, Worli, Mumbai – 4000 025

The Corporate Office of Axis Bank is located at Axis House Mumbai. Axis House has received the ‘Platinum’ rating awarded by the US Green Building Council for its environment friendly facilities and reduction of carbon emission.


Axis Bank Ltd. has been promoted by the largest Financial Institutions of the country, UTI, LIC, GIC and its subsidiaries. The Bank was set up in 1993 with a capital of Rs. 115 crore, with UTI contributing Rs. 100 crore, LIC - Rs. 7.5 crore and GIC and its four subsidiaries contributing Rs. 1.5 crore each

Capital Structure

The Bank has authorized share capital of Rs. 850 crores comprising 4,250,000,000 equity shares of Rs.2/- each. As on 31st March 2015, the Bank has issued, subscribed and paid-up equity capital of Rs. 474.10 crores, constituting 2,370,522,199 equity shares of Rs.2/- each. The Bank’s shares are listed on the National Stock Exchange of India Limited and the BSE Limited. The GDRs issued by the Bank are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The Bonds issued by the Bank under the MTN programme are listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange.

Distribution Network

The Bank has a network of 2402 domestic branches (including extension counters) and 12,922 ATMs spread across the country as on 31st March 2014. The overseas operations of the Bank are spread over its seven international offices with branches at Singapore, Hong Kong, DIFC (Dubai International Financial Centre), Colombo and Shanghai and representative offices at Dubai and Abu Dhabi. During the year, the Bank’s overseas subsidiary namely Axis Bank UK Ltd. commenced banking operations.


The Bank has nine wholly-owned subsidiaries:
Axis Capital Ltd.
Axis Private Equity Ltd.
Axis Trustee Services Ltd.
Axis Asset Management Company Ltd.
Axis Mutual Fund Trustee Ltd.
Axis Bank UK Ltd.
Axis Securities Ltd.
Axis Finance Ltd.
Axis Securities Europe Ltd.

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