Centred in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, the Bank of Sydney’s focus is on providing banking services and credit cards to ‘multicultural Australia’.
The Bank of Sydney commenced Australian operations in 2001, as Beirut Hellenic Bank. It changed its name to Bank of Sydney in 2013. Its parent company is the Bank of Beirut, based in Lebanon. The head office is in Sydney, with branches also located in Melbourne and Adelaide. The bank has 16 branches in total and employs around 180 people.
Bank of Sydney financial products
The bank offers a range of financial products and services, including two credit cards, home loans, car loans, foreign exchange services and business banking.
Anyone can have an account
Previously serving mainly Australians who were part of the Lebanese and Greek community, the bank aims to expand its customer base to the whole of what its chairman described as ‘multicultural Australia’. Since online banking and a mobile app are available, plus access to RediATMs, you don’t need to live in Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide to open a bank account or use its credit cards.
It’s a foreign-owned bank whose parent company is the Lebanon-based Bank of Beirut. It has been operating in Australia since 2001, and has 16 branches spread across Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.
Yes. The bank began life as an institution mainly serving the Lebanese and Greek communities in Australia, but extends its services to all Australians.
Yes, it has 16 branches located in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. It doesn’t have its own ATMs, but account holders and cardholders can use RediATMs.
You can manage your accounts, including your credit card, via online banking and a mobile app.