Can Fin Homes Ltd is engaged in the business of housing finance. The Company offers a range of products on housing such as, loans for home purchase, home construction, home improvement / extension, site purchase, as well as non-housing finance. They have also has introduced a scheme for home insurance to the existing as well as prospective borrowers of home loans. The company has an all India presence with a network of 40 branches.
The company is the first and the biggest bank sponsored Housing Finance Company in the country and one among the top players in the country's housing finance sector. They are one among the four housing finance company selected by NHB in their first phase of securitization programme. They enjoy 5 Star rating from NHB for the purpose of refinance.
Can Fin Homes Ltd was incorporated on October 29, 1987 by Canara Bank in association with reputed financial institutions including HDFC and UTI. The company was set up in Bangalore with the mission of promoting Home Ownership and increasing Housing Stock all over the country.
In the year 1992, the company opened a branch at Bhubaneshwar in the state of Orissa. In the year 1993, they opened a branch at Lucknow in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Also, they introduced scheme called 'In-Principle Sanction'. In the year 1997, the company opened new branches at Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Cochin and Patna.
In the year 1999, they introduced a new deposit scheme called 'Abhivridhi Deposit scheme' the deposit amount gets doubled in 65 months. The company was selected by National Housing Bank as one of the participants in the pilot issue of mobilization of resources through Mortgage Backed Securities. Also, they launched an Interactive Website, www.canfinhomes.com providing relevant information to the aspirants to own a Home, apart from details of deposit schemes of the company etc.
In the year 2001, National Housing Bank (NHB) signed a pact with the company and LIC Housing Finance Ltd for their second round of securitization for housing loans worth Rs 137.63 crore. In the year 2003, the company unveiled Can Fin Home Loan Fair in Kerala. In the year 2004, they launched a new product, Personal Loan Scheme, for existing borrowers. In the year 2005, they set up a new branch office at Hyderabad.
During the year 2008-09, Canara Bank, the sponsor bank of the company acquired through secondary market 1,023,772 Nos of equity shares in the company aggregating to 5% (approx) of the total shares/ voting rights. The share holding by Canara Bank as at the end of the year was 40.35%.
During the year 2009-10, Canara Bank, the sponsor bank of the company acquired through secondary market 400,017 Nos of equity shares in the company aggregating to 1.95% (approx) of the total shares/ voting rights. The share holding by Canara Bank as at the end of the year was 42.332%.