2018 Highlights

  • Achieved strong year-on-year revenue growth of 11 per cent from across geographies, client segments and products;
  • Improved the asset quality of our loan portfolios, while driving strong growth rates from non-loan products;
  • Deepened our product capabilities in areas such as cash management, trade finance, financial supply chain management (FSCM)
    and Global Markets’ suite of products;
  • Expanded our industry coverage across key markets in Asia through our Sector Solutions approach which provides our clients with in-depth insights and integrated, targeted financial solutions;
  • Signed collaboration agreements with government, trade and commercial organisations to promote trade and investment flows into and within the region, including our first Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Vietnam;
  • Named Best Regional Bank of the Year for the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Southeast Asia in recognition of our efforts in connecting companies to business opportunities arising from the BRI;
  • Led UOB’s debut issuances of sterling covered bonds and US Dollar Rule 144A senior notes, as well as a number of landmark event-driven capital market transactions across the region; and
  • Received close to 30 industry awards, including the Best Transaction Bank in Singapore at The Asian Banker Transaction Banking Awards 2018 for the second consecutive year, in recognition of our transaction banking capabilities across the region.
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