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YES BANK Felicitates Indian National Football Team (U-17)

New Delhi, October 3, 2017: YES BANK, India’s fifth largest private sector bank felicitated the Indian National Football Team (U-17) ahead of the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup, to be held in India. The felicitation ceremony was followed by a brief Industry discussion and was organized by ASSOCHAM.

The formal felicitation was done by Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Hon'ble Union Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports, and Information and Broadcasting, Government of India in the presence of Shri Manoj Tiwari, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha.

Shri Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Hon’ble Minister of State, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (I/C) felicitates U17 National Team Captain Amarjit Singh Kiyam and U17 National Team Coach, Luís Norton de Matos, in the presence of Karan Ahluwalia, Sr. President & Country Head, Media & Entertainment, Luxury & Sports Banking Group, YES BANK

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Rana Kapoor, MD & CEO, YES BANK and Chairman, YES Global Institute said, “India has the potential to tap into the global sporting arena by actively realizing the full potential of its young population. Investment in sustainable Sports infrastructure, Sports awareness, Skill development and Training, are few such focus areas key to employment and inclusive socioeconomic development of the nation, via Sports. At YES BANK, we take institutional pride in developing Sports as a vital pillar to the growth and development of the country through innovative financial and knowledge advisory.”

YES BANK’s specialized Sports Banking Group has been institutionalized for a highly focused knowledge banking vertical committed to the growth and development of this sunrise sector through tailor made solutions. The group provides comprehensive knowledge and financial advisory, covering banking solutions with Strategic Advisory Services (Business Plan, Entry Strategy, Joint Venture, M&A), Fund Raising (Debt, Equity, Quasi Equity), Direct Financing (Long Term, Working Capital Gap Financing) & Wealth Management to various stakeholders engaged in the sector.

YES BANK also extends a customized banking proposition, YES GARV- exclusively for sports persons, to the members of the Indian U-17 Football team with best-in-class savings account offering, exclusive card proposition and superior banking experience.



YES BANK is a ‘Full Service Commercial Bank’ providing a complete range of products, services and technology driven digital offerings, catering to Retail, MSME as well as corporate clients.

YES BANK operates its Investment banking, Merchant banking & Brokerage businesses through YES SECURITIES and its Mutual Fund business through YES Asset Management (India) Limited, both wholly owned subsidiaries of the Bank. Headquartered in Mumbai, it has a pan-India presence across all 28 states and 8 Union Territories in India including an IBU at GIFT City, and a Representative Office in Abu Dhabi.

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Alisha Prakash

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