Grindlays Bank

National and Grindlays BankNational Bank of IndiaANZ Grindlays BankGrindlays and Company LimitedNational & Grindlays BankNational & Grindlays Bank LtdNational and GrindlaysRobert Melville Grindlay
The historic overseas bank was established in London in 1828 as Leslie & Grindlay, agents and bankers to the British army and business community in India.wikipedia
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Australia and New Zealand Banking Group

ANZANZ BankANZ Banking Group
Grindlays was taken over by Australia and New Zealand Banking Group in 1984 and renamed ANZ Grindlays Bank. Standard Chartered Bank acquired ANZ Grindlays in 2000, after which the Grindlays name fell out of use.
1984: ANZ purchases Grindlays Bank

National Provincial Bank

National ProvincialNational Provincial & Union Bank of EnglandNational Provincial and Rothschild (London) Ltd.
In 1924, the Bank was acquired by the National Provincial Bank, converted into a company and allowed to operate independently.
However, its more substantive overseas move came in 1924 with the acquisition of Grindlays Bank, a London-based institution with offices in India and specialising in serving the Indian army.

Stanbic Bank

Stanbic Bank ZimbabweCFC Stanbic BankStanbic Africa Holdings
In 1993, ANZ Grindlays sold its African operations to Standard Bank Investment Corporation (Stanbic), which was the holding company for Standard Bank of South Africa's operations outside South Africa.
Stanbic Bank was adopted as a trading name in 1992, when the Standard Bank Group, then known as Standard Bank Investment Corporation, acquired the African operations of ANZ Grindlays Bank.

Ottoman Bank

Imperial Ottoman BankBanque Impériale OttoamaneGalata bankers
Also in 1969, the Ottoman Bank sold its branches in London, Cyprus, Sudan, Jordan, Qatar, East Africa, the Emirates, and Rhodesia to the National and Grindlays Bank, which dropped the National prefix in 1975.
With the increasing trend of transferring foreign-owned banking business to local ownership in many countries, in 1969 the Bank sold its branches in London, Cyprus, Sudan, Jordan, East Africa, the Emirates and Rhodesia to National and Grindlays Bank.

Minerva House

Minerva House, Grindlay's London headquarters from 1983
Minerva House was built between 1979 and 1983 as the London office of Grindlays Bank with Twigg, Brown & Partners as architects.

Standard Bank

Standard Bank of South AfricaStandard Bank GroupStandard Bank Namibia
In 1993, ANZ Grindlays sold its African operations to Standard Bank Investment Corporation (Stanbic), which was the holding company for Standard Bank of South Africa's operations outside South Africa.
In 1992 the bank acquired the operations of ANZ Grindlays Bank in eight African countries.

Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered BankStandard Chartered Bank GroupStandard Chartered PLC
Grindlays was taken over by Australia and New Zealand Banking Group in 1984 and renamed ANZ Grindlays Bank. Standard Chartered Bank acquired ANZ Grindlays in 2000, after which the Grindlays name fell out of use.
In 2000, Standard Chartered acquired Grindlays Bank from ANZ, increasing its presence in private banking and further expanding its operations in India and Pakistan.

Cox & Kings

Cox & CoCox & GreenwoodCox and Kings India Ltd
In 1961, NGB exchanged a 25 per cent share in NGB for Lloyds Bank’s Eastern Division, an operation which included the celebrated Cox’s Bank, "par excellence bankers to the British Army".
During the 1930s, Lloyds sold its Indian interests to Grindlays Bank, who also took the travel and shipping agencies, which continued to flourish in India.

Alfred Robert Grindlay

Alfred Robert Grindlay, notable contemporary relation of Captain Robert Melville Grindlay
Reputed to be descended from William de Grenlay (1275), most recently, the English branch of the family were prominent British bankers (see Grindlays Bank), officials, industrialists and Freemasons during the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

Indian subcontinent

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Banking operations expanded to include the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East and elements of Africa and Southeast Asia.

Middle East

the Middle EastMiddle EasternMiddle
Banking operations expanded to include the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East and elements of Africa and Southeast Asia.

Africa

AfricanAfrican continentAfrican countries
Banking operations expanded to include the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East and elements of Africa and Southeast Asia.

Southeast Asia

south-east AsiaSoutheastSouth East Asia
Banking operations expanded to include the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East and elements of Africa and Southeast Asia.

London

London, EnglandLondon, UKLondon, United Kingdom
Captain Robert Melville Grindlay established a firm, Leslie & Grindlay, in London in 1828, to arrange passage to and from India for customers and their baggage.

Kolkata

CalcuttaCalcutta, IndiaKolkata, India
The firm remained based solely in London until 1854 when offices were opened at Calcutta in 1864 and then Bombay in 1865.

Mumbai

BombayMumbai, IndiaBombay, India
The firm remained based solely in London until 1854 when offices were opened at Calcutta in 1864 and then Bombay in 1865.

Shimla

SimlaNaldehraShimla Hills
Additional branches were opened in Simla (1912), Delhi (1923), Lahore (1924) and Peshawar (1926).

Delhi

National Capital Territory of DelhiNational Capital TerritoryDelhi, India
Additional branches were opened in Simla (1912), Delhi (1923), Lahore (1924) and Peshawar (1926).

Lahore

Lahore, PakistanLahore CityLahore, Punjab
Additional branches were opened in Simla (1912), Delhi (1923), Lahore (1924) and Peshawar (1926).

Peshawar

Peshawar cityPeshawar, PakistanPeshwar
Additional branches were opened in Simla (1912), Delhi (1923), Lahore (1924) and Peshawar (1926).

Alliance Bank of Simla

United Bank of India
The failure of army bankers, Macgrigors, in 1922 and then the Alliance Bank of Simla in 1923, encouraged the Grindlays partners to seek the security of a larger organisation.

China

🇨🇳ChinesePeople's Republic of China
NBI remained with these three offices until 1870 when it sought to exploit opportunities in China with a branch in Hong Kong and, later, in Shanghai.

Hong Kong

🇭🇰HKGHong Kong SAR
NBI remained with these three offices until 1870 when it sought to exploit opportunities in China with a branch in Hong Kong and, later, in Shanghai.

Shanghai

Shanghai, ChinaSHAmunicipality of Shanghai
NBI remained with these three offices until 1870 when it sought to exploit opportunities in China with a branch in Hong Kong and, later, in Shanghai.

Indian Ocean

IndianIndoWestern Indian Ocean
Without neglecting its domestic market, NBI began to expand around the fringes of the Indian Ocean, particularly Aden and East Africa; by 1900 NBI had 19 branches and £10m of assets.