Investment Banking in Bangladesh

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:

It was a great pleasure to prepare a project on the various aspects and operations. We would like to thank and convey my gratitude to honorable teacher, Munir chowdhury, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Business Administration, for instruct me to prepare this project and we would also like to express my sincere appreciation to him for his wholehearted support and guidance.

Thanks him from the core of our Heart.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

Importance of banking system in a country is increasing day by day. It is quite impossible for any country to develop in industrial and commercial sector without sound banking system in modern economic era. Merchant Banking performance is one of the significant functions of the bank. It plays a vital role in overall economy of the country. Bank collects information from numerous sources relating to cost and revenue from Merchant Banking operation. Banks is the intermediary of Merchant banking activities.

Globalization of national economies has given a boost to international trade. The seller and the buyer in an international trading transaction must agree for price enters into a sales contract. The impact on trade transactions currency policies of the merchant banking countries and risks associated with them.

OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY:

* To present a project of Merchant Banking System of Trust Bank Ltd. * To know overall activities of the Merchant banking division. * To evaluate Merchant banking performance of The Trust Bank Ltd. * To evaluate the success of Merchant banking operations of Trust Bank.

METHODOLOGY:

For preparing this paper, we used both Secondary and Primary data as follows:
* Collection of Primary Data:

Many of the data and information were collected from my practical experience and queries from The Trust Bank Ltd. Information and data regarding overview of the TBL, interest rates & charges, performance measurement in Merchant Banking etc. were collected from this source.

* Collection of Secondary Data:

Data regarding the Merchant Banking of The Trust Bank Ltd. were collected from secondary sources like: Annual Reports, Manuals and Publication of The Trust Bank Ltd., News paper etc. were the major sources of secondary data.

Background of Trust Bank Limited
Trust Bank Limited is one of the leading private commercial banks having a spread network of 45 branches and 5 SME center across Bangladesh and plans to open few more branches to cover the important commercial areas in Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet and other areas in 2010. The bank, sponsored by the Army Welfare Trust (AWT), is first of its kind in the country.  With a wide range of modern corporate and consumer financial products Trust Bank has been operating in Bangladesh since 1999 and has achieved public confidence as a sound and stable bank.

In 2001, the bank introduced automated branch banking system to increase efficiency and improve customer service.  In the year 2005, the bank moved one step further and introduced ATM services for its customers. Since bank’s business volume increased over the years and the demands of the customers enlarged in manifold, our technology has been upgraded to manage the growth of the bank and meet the demands of our customers.  

In January 2007, Trust Bank successfully launched Online Banking Services which facilitate Any Branch Banking, ATM Banking, Phone Banking, SMS Banking, & Internet Banking to all customers.  Customers can now deposit or withdraw money from any Branch of Trust Bank nationwide without needing to open multiple accounts in multiple Branches. Via Online Services and Visa Electron (Debit Card), ATMs now allow customers to retrieve 24x7 hours Account information such as account balance checkup through mini-statements and cash withdrawals.

Trust Bank has successfully introduced Visa Credit Cards to serve it’s existing and potential valued...
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