United Overseas Bank
United Overseas Bank Limited (commonly known as UOB; simplified Chinese: 大华银行有限公司; traditional Chinese: 大華銀行有限公司) is a Singaporean multinational banking organisation headquartered in Singapore, with branches mostly found in most Southeast Asian countries. Founded in 1935 as United Chinese Bank (UCB) by Sarawak businessman Wee Kheng Chiang, the bank was set up together with a group of Chinese-born businessmen. The bank is the third largest bank in South East Asia by total assets.
UOB provides commercial and corporate banking services, personal financial services, private banking and asset management services, as well as corporate finance, venture capital, investment, and insurance services. It has 68 branches in Singapore and a network of more than 500 offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Western Europe and North America.
UOB merged Radanasin Bank with Bank of Asia in 2005 with 154 branches across Thailand. As part of UOB, United Overseas Bank (Thai) PCL (“UOB (Thai)”) is a regional bank rooted in Thailand that brings financial expertise and connectivity to its customers. UOB (Thai) provides a nationwide network of 155 branches, 340 ATMs, 15 foreign exchange kiosks and its 24-hour Call Center.