Top 10 Companies in Singapore 2016

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3. United Overseas Bank

United Overseas bank is a well established bank in Asian markets, founded on on 6 August 1935.


They are spread across in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and China. It was founded by Wee Kheng Chiang and was initially known as the United Chinese Bank & the name was later changed to UOB in the year 1965.


The bank has a history of acquisitions and has several subsidiary operations such as United Overseas Bank, Malaysia, United Overseas Bank, Thailand, UOB Indonesia and United Overseas Bank (China). UOB has a network of more than 500 offices in about 19 different countries. UOB provides a wide range of financial services such as personal financial services, private banking, commercial and corporate banking, investment banking, corporate finance, capital market services, asset management, venture capital management etc.

It has a global network of branches, offices and subsidiaries to serve its customers. UOB is market leader in the credit card segment and home loans segment in Singapore. It is also active in providing loans to small and medium enterprises. UOB was declared as best Retail bank in Singapore in the year 2011 and has won other awards over these years.

UOB has contributed towards children, education and the arts as a societal offering. It also conducts various volunteerism programs to raise awareness among masses on various subjects. UOB’s strategic model has helped them to grow their business sustainably and efficiently. Integrity, trust and respect are the pillars of fair dealings of the company.

Sales $7.7 Bn

Profits $2300 Mn

Total Assets $222.8 Bn