Group Business


OCBC Bank is the longest established Singapore bank, formed in 1932 from the merger of three local banks, the oldest of which was founded in 1912. It is now the second largest financial services group in Southeast Asia by assets and one of the world’s most highly-rated banks, with an Aa1 rating from Moody’s. Recognised for its financial strength and stability, OCBC Bank is consistently ranked among the World’s Top 50 Safest Banks by Global Finance and has been named Best Managed Bank in Singapore and the Asia Pacific by The Asian Banker.

OCBC Bank and its subsidiaries offer a broad array of commercial banking, specialist financial and wealth management services, ranging from consumer, corporate, investment, private and transaction banking to treasury, insurance, asset management and stockbroking services.

OCBC Bank’s key markets are Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Greater China. It has over 610 branches and representative offices in 18 countries and regions. These include the more than 330 branches and offices in Indonesia under subsidiary Bank OCBC NISP, and 110 branches and offices in Hong Kong, China and Macau under OCBC Wing Hang.

OCBC Bank’s private banking services are provided by its wholly-owned subsidiary Bank of Singapore, which operates on a unique open-architecture product platform to source for the best-in-class products to meet its clients’ goals. 

OCBC Bank's insurance subsidiary, Great Eastern Holdings, is the oldest and most established life insurance group in Singapore and Malaysia. Its asset management subsidiary, Lion Global Investors, is one of the largest private sector asset management companies in Southeast Asia.

The second-largest banking group in Singapore by total assets

We operate our banking business as OCBC Bank, Bank OCBC NISP, OCBC Wing Hang China, OCBC Al-Amin, and Bank of Singapore in over 18 countries and territories, and have strategic stakes in other financial services businesses operating under independent brands:  

  • Insurance: Great Eastern
  • Asset management: Lion Global Investors
  • Brokerage: OCBC Securities and OCBC Sekuritas

Global Banking

Through these businesses, we offer a comprehensive range of specialist financial and wealth management services, including deposit-taking and personal lending, credit cards, corporate and enterprise banking, cash management, international trade financing, investment banking, private banking, treasury, stockbroking, insurance and asset management.   

We are listed on the SGX-ST as one of the largest listed companies in Singapore by market capitalisation. We are also one of the largest listed banks in Southeast Asia by market capitalisation and have more than 29,000 employees globally.