ABOUT THIS COMPANY:Singapore's longest established local bank
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC), which bills itself as "Singapore's longest established local bank," began in 1932 when Chinese Commercial Bank, Ho Hong Bank and Overseas-Chinese Bank joined forces. Today, OCBC offers a wide range of specialist financial services, from consumer, corporate, investment, private and transaction banking to treasury and stock-broking services to meet the needs of its consumer and business customers. OCBC Bank has a network of more than 460 branches and representative offices in 15 countries and territories including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Hong Kong, Brunei, Japan, Australia, the U.K. and the U.S. In 2007, the bank booked total income of SGD$4.28 billion, a healthy jump from the SGD$3.84 billion it earned in 2006.
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