Established in October 1932, being a merger of Oversea-Chinese Bank Limited, Ho Hong Bank Limited and Chinese Commercial Bank Limited. In February 1997 acquired the banking business of Bank of Singapore (Australia) Limited (known as BOSA Limited with effect from February 25, 1997). On July 1, 1998 absorbed Four Seas Bank Limited. In August 2001 absorbed Keppel TatLee Bank Ltd. On November 1, 2003 OCBC Finance Limited merged into the above. OCBC Bank operates its commercial banking business in 15 countries and territories including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Hong Kong SAR, Vietnam, Brunei, Japan, Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States
Number of employees -10 000
Citibank Nominees Singapore Pte Ltd (Singapore) - 13,11%; Selat (Pte) Ltd - 11,45%; DBS Nominees Pte Ltd (Singapore) - 10,58%; DBSN Services Pte Ltd (Singapore) - 5,39%; HSBC (Singapore) Nominees Pte Ltd (Singapore) - 4,54%; Singapore Investments (Pte) Ltd (Singapore) - 3,68%; Lee Foundation - 3,64%; Lee Rubber Company (Pte) Ltd - 3,04%; BNP Paribas Securities Services Singapore (Singapore) -2,84%; United Overseas Bank Nominees (Pte) Limited (Singapore) - 2,19%; Lee Latex Private Ltd - 1,41%; Raffles Nominees Pte Ltd (Singapore) - 1,14%; Kallang Development (Pte) Limited - 0,95%; Lee Pineapple Co (Pte) Limited (Singapore) - 0,66%; Kew Estate Limited (Singapore) -0,64%; DB Nominees (S) Pte Ltd (Singapore) - 0,56%; Lee Brothers (Wee Kee) Private Limited (Singapore) - 0,52%; Tropical Produce Company Pte Ltd (Singapore) - 0,48%; Kota Trading Company Sendirian Berhad (Singapore) -0,48%; Island Investment Company (Private) Limited (Singapore) - 0,47%
Double Taxation Agreement with Russia is signed; AML legislation is strictly observed; Active member of OECD, FATF, Basel Commitee, Egmont Group etc.