The Ultimate Malaysia Bank Directory
Malaysia is a top financial center in Asia as well as the world. With plenty of banks to choose from, we do our best to document them all in this directory.
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited is the largest bank in Hong Kong, the founding member of the HSBC Group.
Since 1990 it operates in Hong Kong as a subsidiary of the HSBC Holdings PLC, headquartered in London, UK.
Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad is the country’s largest banking group offering for the past five decades a full range of banking and financial solutionsto its clients in Malaysia.
AmBank Group is the fifth largest banking group in the country, with more than 200 branches and outlets, including subsidiaries and affiliate companies, through which it offers individuals and companies a complete range of financial services and products.
CIMB is the second largest financial services provider in the country. It is listed on Bursa Malaysia through the Bumiputra-Commerce Holdings Berhad (BCHB).
Being a branch of the US-based Citigroup, Citibank Malaysia Berhad offers retail and corporate banking services in the local market.
Deutsche Bank Malaysia
Hong Leong Bank
Hong Leong Bank is one of the largest financial groups in the country.
Being a part of British-based HSBC Group, the bank has started operations in Malaysia in 1994.
Maybank (Malayan Banking Berhad) is a financial group and network of banks in Malaysia, with significant banking operations in Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
Owned by the Public Bank Group, the third largest banking group in the region. It is one of the biggest country’s banks with about $ 41.76 billion in total assets.
RHB Bank Berhad (also known as Rashid Hussein Bank) is a bank based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It specializes in commercial, corporate, investment and international banking services.
Standard Chartered Malaysia
Being a part of the Standard Chartered Group, this bank opened its first branch in Malaysia in 1875.
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This is where you do your homework and call in advance. Many Hong Kong banks suck at email so you need to stay on top of them.
This is where you call again, and ensure you have your bank appointment, walk ins don’t work much anymore.
Ensure you have all your documents and forms ready before going to the appointment.
You may need to mail more documents – be ready to post..
This isn’t set it and forget it bank application process. You will need to keep on top of the process.
Find out which dates the banker plans to let you know by and mark your calendar.
Hopefully your corporate structure is simple for them to do due diligence on.
Repeat this process and don’t let up.
Always be on the look out for new bank account opportunities.
We keep a running rolodex and database of contacts and relationships.
Keeping organized and diligent is the way to win at the banking game.