Singapore’s banking system is among the strongest in the world. The banking sector is engaged in a wide range of financial services including traditional lending and deposit-taking functions as well as corporate and investment banking activities Total banking assets under management in Singapore rose from about $92 billion in 1998 to about $350 billion in 2004.
With assets over US $504 billion and an AA credit rating, ABN AMRO Bank ranks among the top 10 banks in the world in size and strength. The banks international network comprises 3568 branches and offices in over 320 cities and 76 countries and territories.
Maybank started its operations in Singapore in December 1960 as a fully licensed commercial bank. At present it has 22Branches and 32 ATMs in Singapore to cater to the banking and financial needs of corporations and individuals. May bank currently ranks among the top five banks in ASEAN, and is a Qualifying Full Bank (QFB) in Singapore.
Societe Generale Group was established in 1864 and is ranked among the worlds top twenty five banks. It is the fifth largest bank in Europe and the ninth ranked French company in terms of stock market capitalization.
OCBC is one of Asia's leading financial services groups and one of the largest financial institutions in the combined Singapore-Malaysia market with total assests of S$183 billion. They have an extensive network of over 480 branches and representative offices in 15 countries and territories including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Hong Kong SAR, Taiwan, Brunei, Myanmar, Japan, Korea, Australia, UK and USA.
Barclays Capital is the investment banking division of Barclays Bank PLC. It has a distinctive business model, which provides large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to their advisory, financing and risk management needs.
BNP Paribas Wealth Management is an industry leader, with over USD 256 billion in assets and present in over 30 countries. It has expertise in the framework and fiscal aspects of wealth management in each of their markets. Currently it employs more than 4500 employees.
Citibank Singapore Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Citigroup, one of the world's largest financial services organizations. The bank combines local expertise with the strength of Citibank’s worldwide consumer banking network. The bank offers some of the world's leading range of financial services including deposit accounts, foreign currency deposits and investments as well as credit cards, mortgages, insurance and charge cards.
Credit Suisse is a leading global financial services company, offering clients financial advice in all aspects of private banking, investment banking and asset management.They are a globally integrated bank with 153 years of tradition.
J.P. Morgan is a leader in financial services, offering innovative and intelligent solutions to clients in more than 100 countries with one of the most comprehensive global product platforms available.J.P. Morgan is a leader in asset management, investment banking, private banking, treasury and securities services, and commercial banking