About Us

HBL, Pakistan’s largest bank, was the first commercial bank to be established in Pakistan in 1947. Over the years, HBL has grown its branch network and maintained its position as the largest private sector bank in Pakistan with over 1.758 branches and 2.291 ATMs globally, operating in 13 countries and serving 36 million customers worldwide.


HBL is a leading full-service commercial bank with a total asset size of around USD 20 billion by year-end 2022. The Bank’s key areas of operation are Branch Banking, Corporate and Investment Banking, Treasury, SME and Rural Banking, Financial Institutions and Global Trade Services, Transaction Banking, and Islamic Banking.


Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development, an international development agency dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship and building economically sound enterprises in the developing world, retains 56.6% shareholding and management control in HBL.


The remaining shareholding is held by individuals, local and foreign institutions and funds including British International Investment, the UK’s development finance institution, which holds 5% and International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, which holds 0.79%.


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HBL Turkey was established in 1983 in Istanbul to support business and trade between Turkey and Pakistan. The Bank operates under the Banking Law No. 5411 as a branch, and it is regulated by the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency. It offers Corporate Banking, Treasury, Trade Finance and Cash Management products and services to its customers.