United Overseas Bank UOB Bank, UOB is committed to building lasting relationships with our customers, through product and market expertise, and our promise to always do what is right.
With a well-established global presence today and particularly in Asia, UOB has understanding of Asian markets, corporate culture and business mindsets, which is matched by few. Our strong foothold in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and China is well-placed to create greater access and growth in this region, for our customers.
Founded by Datuk Wee Kheng Chiang, UOB was incorporated on 6 August 1935 as the United Chinese Bank; the change of name was effected in 1965. The Bank catered mainly to the Fujian community in its early years but over the past decades, UOB has grown in strength and stature. Through a series of acquisitions, it is now a leading bank in Asia. Besides Far Eastern Bank in Singapore, UOB’s major banking subsidiaries in the region are United Overseas Bank (Malaysia), United Overseas Bank (Thailand), PT Bank UOB Indonesia and United Overseas Bank (China). Today, the UOB Group has a network of more than 500 offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Western Europe and North America.
UOB provides a wide range of financial services through its global network of branches, offices, subsidiaries and associates: personal financial services, private banking, commercial and corporate banking, investment banking, corporate finance, capital market activities, treasury services, futures broking, asset management, venture capital management, insurance and stockbroking services. In Singapore, UOB is a market leader in the credit card and private residential home loan businesses. It is also a key player in loans to small and medium enterprises. Its asset management arm, UOB Asset Management, is one of Singapore’s most awarded fund managers with a growing regional presence. UOB is rated among the world’s top banks, with a rating of Aa1 from Moody’s and AA- from Standard & Poor’s respectively.
UOB plays an active role in the community, focusing on children, education and the arts. Its staff volunteerism programme was initiated in 2007. Through the UOB Heartbeat Run/Walk, UOB has raised funds for its named beneficiaries. UOB has also organised the prestigious Painting Of The Year Competition and Exhibition since 1982.
UOB continues to be recognised as an excellent and professionally managed financial institution, earning a series of accolades and awards from leading publications and organisations in the financial services industry.
Our Values & Customer Commitments
As we identify, attract and nurture talent in the many territories where we operate, UOB understands that character sets individuals apart and gives our organisation the edge over competition.
We act prudently to fuel our customers’ success. We maintain the highest professional and moral standards in all our dealings – with our customers and with each other.
We were built with an enterprising spirit. We demonstrate this today through thought leadership, keen insight and a forward-looking mindset.
We work as a team. Every one of us is united to reach individual and corporate goals through cooperation, mutual respect and loyalty.
We are committed to performance. We are accountable for ensuring that UOB is a trusted source of stability, security and strength.
Our Customer Commitments
Treat you fairly
We ensure we maintain the highest professional and moral standards in all our dealings with you. We have uncompromising discipline, clarity and bravery to do what is right for you and every decision is made in your best interest.
Provide you with the right solutions
We connect you with solutions that make the most out of your experiences with us. Working together with you, we provide expert tools, knowledgeable guidance and clear direction to help you manage your day-to-day and future requirements, however complex your needs.
Know you personally
The value we place on relationships is reflected in our desire to make every experience a personalised one for you. By anticipating your needs and understanding you better with every interaction, learning your preferences and knowing what matters to you, we make your experience feel it is all about you.
Be there when it matters
We are dedicated to stand by your side, to celebrate your achievements and to be present in your future, in good and in bad times. We provide you with personal guidance, backed by a seamless and consistent delivery built around your ambitions – to be relevant in your lives as you experience your biggest moments, and always to be close to you.