United Overseas Bank Limited

IBF Inspire Award (2012)

"Beyond technical skills, our people must be astute in applying the knowledge they have acquired, discerning in identifying where the real risks lie, and entrepreneurial in seizing the right opportunities. All theses come with practice and experience. Most importantly, our people must have the right mindset and values to uphold the trust and reputation of the industry."

- Wee Ee Cheong
United Overseas Bank Limited

Company Profile

Over the the past 77 years, UOB has grown through a series of strategic acquisitions and organic growth. UOB's major banking subsidiaries in the region now include United Overseas Bank (Malaysia), United Overseas Bank (Thai), PT Bank UOB Indonesia and United Overseas Bank (China). UOB's portfolio also includes Far Eastern Bank.

Today, UOB has a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Western Europe and North America.

UOB provides a wide range of financial services through its global network including personal financial services through its global network including personal financial services, wealth management, private banking, commercial and corporate banking, investment banking, corporate finance, capital market activities, treasury services, futures broking, asset management, venture capital management, insurance and stockbroking services. UOB also divesified interests in travel and property management.

In Singapore, UOB is a market leader in the credit card and private residential home loans businesses. It is also a key player in loans to small and medium enterprises.

UOB plays an active role in the community, focusing its corporate responsibility efforts on the arts, promoting education and helping children.