First National Bank - Centurion

2023 Hendrik Verwoerd Drive, Centurion

About

FNB is the oldest bank in South Africa, and can be traced back to the Eastern Province Bank formed in Grahamstown in 1838. Today, FNB trades as a division of FirstRand Bank Limited.

When looking at FNB's history, two things in particular stand out. The first is a story of survival - different circumstances in South Africa have posed many great challenges in our history, all of which FNB has successfully met. This track record provides a strong foundation for FNB'S future challenges. The second is a story of people - FNB's history has always been firmly influenced by the needs of the people they serve.

The Acacia tree in the FNB brand logo is a suitable representation of the history. FNB roots run deep in South Africa, and FNB haS grown thanks to commitment to serving the needs of clients and communities.

A landmark development in FNB's history took place in 1998 when the financial services interests of Rand Merchant Bank Holdings and Anglo American were merged to form FirstRand Limited.

In the process, FNB was delisted from the JSE on 22 May 1998 to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of FirstRand, which was listed on the JSE on 25 May 1998.

On 30 June 1999, the banking interests of FirstRand formally merged into a single entity to form FirstRand Bank. FNB, WesBank and RMB now trade as divisions of FirstRand Bank.

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