About us


United Overseas Bank ("UOB") was incorporated on 6 August 1935 as the United Chinese Bank. Founded by Datuk Wee Kheng Chiang, the Bank catered mainly to the Fujian community in its early years. The change of name was effected in 1965. Over the past 78 years, UOB has grown from strength to strength. 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 (Thai), 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. UOB also has diversified interests in travel and property management. 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. In 2011 UOB was named the Best Retail Bank in Singapore and the Best SME Banking Business in The Asian Banker's 10th International Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards Programme. 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 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 Mission
To be a bank that does what is right, consistently.

Our Values & Customer Commitments
Our Values
Honourable 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.
Enterprising We were built with an enterprising spirit. We demonstrate this today through thought leadership, keen insight and a forward-looking mindset.
United We work as a team. Every one of us is united to reach individual and corporate goals through cooperation, mutual respect and loyalty.
Committed 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.