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Beefing up its brand in China

OCBC's acquisition of Wing Hang Bank will give the Singapore bank a springboard to grow its business in North Asia.

The acquisition of Wing Hang has added a significant larger presence for OCBC and has given it added capabilities.
"We can learn from them and they can learn from us. We want to cross-transfer each other's best practices so that one plus one equals three." - George Lee, OCBC's head, global corporate banking (above)

WITH the acquisition of Hong Kong's Wing Hang Bank, OCBC now has a strong platform to grow both its geographical presence and product offering in the Chinese market.

In particular, OCBC is focusing its efforts in three main areas: wealth management services for the consumer segment; the