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The third largest bank in Southeast Asia by total assets
United Overseas Bank (UOB), a Singaporean Multinational Organisation, was established on 6 august 1935 in Singapore by the name of United Chinese Bank (UCB), to Emphasise its link to the Chinese population in Singapore. The bank catered mainly to the Fujian community in its initial stages. However the bank grew immensely within a few years and in 1965, the bank was renamed to United Overseas Bank as it inaugurated its first overseas branch in Hong Kong. Today UOB is the third largest bank in Southeast Asia by total assets, having a market capitalization of $32.9 Billion. It is recognized as an excellent and professionally managed financial institution. It provides a wide range of financial services including personal financial services, wealth management, private banking, commercial and corporate banking, transaction banking, and investment banking. It has a network of more than 500 offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific with a strong foothold in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and China.