Affin Bank Berhad
AFFINBANK or Affin Bank Berhad is listed in Bursa Malaysia under Affin Holdings Berhad. The bank was a result of the merger between Perwira Affin Bank Berhad and BSN Commercial (M) Berhad in 2000. In 2005, it merged with Affin-ACF Finance Berhad and operates within its 82 branches throughout the country.
Affin Bank offers products and services catered to both the consumer and corporate sectors involving areas like Hire Purchase, Debt and Capital Markets, Consumer Banking which encompasses deposit and savings, personal loans, credit cards and mortgages and Enterprise Banking which encompasses corporate banking, contract financing and trade finance to institutional clients, corporations and SMEs. It recently launched the Banking Without Barriers campaign which promotes better service and minimal procedural processes in banking where customers of the bank are given top priority.
Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad
Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad is a Malaysian banking company that offers financial services in the areas of consumer banking, commercial banking, treasury, wholesale banking and investments which includes asset management, stockbroking and unit trust investments.
The Alliance Financial Group have had 50 years of experience in the financial sector where it has been able to cater to the needs of their customers in every possible area. Through its strategic partnerships and such, the Alliance Financial Group has been able to offer products and services that benefit their customers throughout the country as well as around the region.
They have recently launched the ‘Banking Made Personal’ campaign which is an online personalized banking service, offering information as well as transactional services for their customers in the most convenient manner possible.
Ambank (M) Berhad
Ambank group is one of the bigger banking groups in Malaysia which was a merger between the Arab-Malaysian Banking Group with Mbf Bank Berhad. It is primarily involved in areas like investment banking, commercial banking which includes both corporate and retail banking as well as in the insurance and financial management areas.
Commercial banking services provided by Ambank includes deposit and savings facilities, credit and debit cards, personal loans, hire purchase and many others. On the other hand, corporate banking includes loans, business assistance, investments and stockbroking services. Where this is concerned, Ambank has a wide range of customer base throughout the country where they are able to service through its extensive network of branches around Malaysia.
CIMB Bank Berhad
Malaysia’s second largest financial group, CIMB Group, which is owned by the Bumiputra-Commerce Holdings Berhad is also the fifth largest in the whole of SouthEast Asia in terms ob assets. The company with a market capitalization of RM26.6 billion is a listed company in Bursa Malaysia was a merger between Bumiputra-Commerce Bank and Southern Bank Berhad.
The banking group offers all types of financial products and services that encompasses both commercial and corporate banking sectors. The company’s portfolio includes serving around 7 million customers and a staff force of more than 25,000 people.
EON Bank Berhad
EON Bank Berhad is a subsidiary of EON Capital Berhad, a Bursa Malaysia listed company and owns the MIMB Investment Bank Berhad, its merchant banking arm which provides services mainly in investment banking like structured finance, placements, underwriting and stock broking.
EON Bank Berhad offers primarily financial products and services in the areas of commercial and corporate banking. The bank, which employees more than 5000 employees with a customer base of more
than 1 million are among the main players in consumer banking offering products like credit cards, personal loans, deposits and savings as well as in the corporate segment.
Hong Leong Bank Berhad
Hong Leong Bank Berhad is a subsidiary company of the Hong Leong Group, a public listed company in the Bursa Malaysia. Established under the Hong Leong Finance Berhad since 1968, the Hong Leong Group has a combined market capitalization of over USD11 billion in its 14 listed companies. The bank was first established in Sarawak in 1905 when it was named Kwong Lee Mortgage & Remittance Company which saw its name changed to Kwong Lee Bank Berhad some 30 years later. It was then changed to MUI Bank in 1989 before it was acquired by the Hong Leong Group in 1994. One of the major banking players in Malaysia, Hong Leong Bank Berhad have since won many awards like the Best E-Banking Project 2007, Asian Banker’s Best Credit Card Product Award 2006 and the KPMG 2003 Shareholder Value Award.
Hong Leong Bank offers products and financial services in both commercial and corporate sectors where retail customers can enjoy credit card facilities, deposit and savings accounts, personal loans as well as hire purchase while the corporate sector is able to use the financial packages with Hong Leong Bank which includes business financing, investments and insurance, unit trust as well as many others.
Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank)
Established in 1960, Malayan Banking Berhad, or Maybank is the biggest financial group in Malaysia. Maybank, apart from being the main banking institution of the country also has the biggest network of branches both domestically and internationally. It has more than 450 offices and branches the world which includes those around the region in Hong Kong, China as well as until Uzbekistan, the United States and Great Britain.
Maybank offers products and services in all areas which includes commercial and retail banking including deposits and savings, credit cards and loans as well as in corporate banking like offshore banking, investment banking, stockbroking and asset management.
Public Bank Berhad
Established in 1966, Public Bank Berhad, who has a staff force of more than 14,000 people is considered as one of the strongest banks in Malaysia. It has offices located all over the country with representation in countries like Sri Lanka, China, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hong Kong and China.
The bank provides services in the whole banking and financial services chain which encompasses areas like retail wealth management, investment banking, commercial banking, stockbroking as well as areas like credit cards and loans. Totaling to RM38.81 billion in market capitalization, Public Bank is the fifth largest company in the country. In the area of banking, it is the third largest owning assets of up to RM174 billion.
RHB Bank Berhad
Malaysia’s fourth largest financial products and services group, the RHB Banking Group offers these products and services through its subsidiaries namely RHB Bank Berhad and RHB Investment Bank Berhad. RHB Investment Bank Berhad is a wholly subsidiary of RHB Capital which also controls a 79.5% stake in RHB Insurance Berhad.
The bank is involved mainly in all types of banking services like Islamic Banking, Commercial Banking, Investment Banking and Insurance. The Retail banking sector includes areas like wealth management, hire purchase, credit and debit cards as well as insurance and such while corporate investment banking areas include financial services in businesses.Source: www.creditcard.com.my