First National Bank-15 Incredible Statistics and Facts

1. What the First National Bank (FNB) in South Africa does:

FNB is the oldest bank in South Africa and one of the “big four” banks in South Africa. It is a division of FirstRand, a major financial services conglomerate, which is traded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) under the symbol FSR and on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the symbol FNBB.

2. FNB installed 1838

3. Website:

4. Industry: Banking

5. FNB Headquarters: Johannesburg, South Africa

6. FNB CEO: Jacques Celliers

7. Number of FNB employees: approximately 22,979 employees

8. Parent organization: First Appointment

9. Date: In 1838, First National Bank was founded as Eastern Province Bank in Grahamstown, South Africa. By 1874 it had four branches, Grahamstown, Middelburg, Cradock and Queenstown. Oriental Bank Corporation (OBC) bought the bank in 1874 due to the recession. However, OBC decided to withdraw from South Africa due to financial difficulties in India. In 1879, the Bank of Africa took over OBC’s business in South Africa.

one0. Founding of FirstRand: In 1998, First National Bank of South Africa, Rand Merchant Bank, and Momentum Insurance & Asset Management merged to form FirstRand Group.

11. FNB Services: FNB provides personal, commercial and corporate banking services to its customers in South Africa.

12. FNB’s income: 15,034 Million ZAR

13. Net income of FNB: 7.513 Million ZAR

14. FNB service area: South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Eswatini, Tanzania, Zambia, Ghana, India, Lesotho and Guernsey

15. Latest News: FNB is announcing rebranding changes, including a new logo and improved payment solutions.


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