Yes Bank eyes Rs 1.5 tn balance sheet size

Mumbai: The youngest private sector lender Yes Bank has set a target of achieving a balance sheet size of Rs 1.5 trillion by the turn of 2015. "The remaining three years will see the bank witnessing accelerated growth with the objectives to achieve a balance sheet size of Rs 1,50,000 crore (Rs 1.5 trillion), deposit base of Rs 125,000 crore and advances of Rs 100,000 crore," Yes Bank Managing Director & CEO Rana Kapoor said.
He was addressing the top management, investors and analysts on the completion of two years of its Version 2.0 vision yesterday.
This confidence comes on the back of significant momentum on Casa and retail liabilities front, he said, adding going forward, the bank will focus on branch expansion.
"We have a target of 900 branches, along with increasing headcount to 12,750 by March 2015," Kapoor said.
The bank has 356 branches across over 200 cities and more than 5,600 employees as...