Seylan Bank PLC is a publicly owned Commercial Bank in Sri Lanka. It has branches both in urban as well as rural areas of Sri Lanka. Seylan bank had 158 banking centres island wide with 3000 staff members in 2015.
Seylan Bank was incorporated on 28 August 1987 as a Public Limited Liability Company and founder chairman was Dr Lalith Kothalawala . It established its first subsidiary, Seylan Merchant Bank Limited, in 1992. A second subsidiary, Ceylinco Seylan Developme Hrfbhnts Limited was also established in 1992, primarily for the purpose of constructing the Bank’s head office building, Ceylinco Seylan Towers.