United Overseas Bank Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of financial services. It offers personal financial services, private banking, trust services, commercial and corporate banking, investment banking, corporate finance, capital market activities, treasury services, futures broking, asset management, venture capital management, general insurance, life assurance and stock-broking services. The Bank also has diversified interests in travel and leasing. The Bank’s subsidiaries include Far Eastern Bank (Singapore); United Overseas Bank (Malaysia), United Overseas Bank (Thai), PT Bank UOB Indonesia, PT Bank UOB Buana, and United Overseas Bank (China). The Bank has a network of approximately 500 offices in 18 countries and territories in the Asia Pacific, Western Europe, and North America. In Singapore, the Bank provides private residential home loans, as well as credit and debit cards. It also provides loans to small and medium-sized enterprises. Segments The Bank operates in four segments: Personal Financial Services, Institutional Financial Services, Global Markets and Investment Management, and Other. Business segments Personal Financial Services (PFS) The Personal Financial Services (PFS) Segment covers consumer, privilege and private banking. Consumer Banking serves the mass individual customers with a range of products and services, including unsecured credit, secured loans as well as wealth management services, such as deposits, insurance, investments and treasury products. Privilege Banking provides a range of financial services, including wealth management, offshore and products, such as structured notes, funds of hedge funds, and high networth insurance plans to the wealthy and affluent customers. For the accredited investors and high networth individuals, Private Banking provides a level of personal financial services and consultation. Institutional Financial Services (IFS) The Institutional Financial Services Segment encompasses commercial banking, corporate banking, corporate finance, debt capital markets, venture management, and alternative investments. Commercial Banking serves the small and medium enterprises. Corporate Banking serves large local corporations, government-linked companies and agencies, including non-bank financial institutions. Both Commercial Banking and Corporate Banking provide customers with a range of products and services that include current accounts, deposits, lending, asset finance, trade finance, structured finance, cash management and cross-border payments. Corporate Finance provides services that include lead managing and underwriting equity offerings and corporate advisory services. Debt Capital Markets offers solution-based structures to meet clients’ financing requirements in structuring, underwriting and arranging syndicated loans for general corporate needs, leveraged buy-outs, project and structured finance, and underwriting and lead managing bond issues. Venture Management manages, advises, and invests in private equity funds on behalf of the company and third-party investors while Alternative Investments invests in third-party funds on behalf of the company. Global Markets and Investment Management (GMIM) The Global Markets and Investment Management segment provides a range of treasury products and services, including foreign exchange, money market, fixed income, derivatives, margin trading, futures broking, gold products, as well as an array of structured products. It is a player in Singapore dollar treasury instruments, as well as a provider of banknote services in the region. It also engages in asset management, proprietary investment activities and management of excess liquidity and capital funds. It also provides asset management services through its subsidiaries in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Brunei, Taiwan, France and the U.S.A, serving institutional clients, as well as retail customers with various investment products. Other The Other Segment includes property-related activities and insurance businesses. History The company was incorporated in 1935. It was formerly known as the United Chinese Bank and changed its name to United Overseas Bank Limited in 1965.
united overseas bank ltd (UOB:Singapore)
80 Raffles Place
Phone: 65 6533 9898
Fax: 65 6534 2334www.uobgroup.com
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