Punjab National Bank on Wednesday said that it has incorporated PNB Cards & Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the bank. The new entity will undertake non-financial support services related to the bank’s credit card business, the lender said in a regulatory filing.
“The Exchange is hereby informed that a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Bank namely PNB Cards & Services Limited has been incorporated on 16.03.2021 by the Registrar of Companies, Delhi to undertake the non-financial support services related to credit card business of the Bank,” the bank said in BSE filing.
PNB Cards & Services has authorized capital of ₹25 crores and paid-up capital of ₹15 crores. “The authorized capital of the company is ₹25.00 crores (divided into 250,00,000 Equity Shares of ₹10/- each) and the paid-up capital is ₹15. 00 crore (divided into 150,00,000 Equity Shares of Rs. 10/- each),” Punjab National Bank mentioned in the filing.
“The information is being submitted in compliance with Regulation 30 of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015,” it further added.
Punjab National Bank reported a standalone net profit of ₹506.03 crores for December quarter 2020-21. It had posted a net loss of ₹492.28 crores in the year-ago period. Total income in the quarter under review rose to ₹23,298.53 crores as against ₹15,967.49 crores, PNB said in a regulatory filing.
On a consolidated basis, there was a profit of ₹585.77 crores during the latest quarter. The lender had posted a net loss of ₹501.93 crores in the same period of 2019-20. The consolidated income increased to ₹23,639.41 crores from ₹16,211.24 crores.
With effect from 1 April 2020, PNB merged United Bank of India and Oriental Bank of Commerce with itself following the government’s merger plan.