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Asian Banking & Finance Awards recognises record number of outstanding companies

More than 270 senior banking executives graced the event.

Over a hundred exceptional banks from 37 countries were recognised at the 2019 Wholesale Banking Awards, Retail Banking Awards and Corporate & Investment Banking Awards held at the Shangri-La Singapore on 18 July. The event beat last year's record after gathering 276 executives and guests in one roof and giving out 259 awards.

"There are many opportunities to grow in the region especially as technology changes the way everybody works and the expectations that go along with it. Tonight's awards programme recognises that level of service excellence" said Tim Charlton, publisher of Asian Banking & Finance magazine. 

Below is a list of all the winning companies. Congratulations!

WHOLESALE BANKING AWARDS 2019 WINNERS

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank

  • UAE Domestic Trade Finance Bank of the Year

ANZ Banking Group Limited

  • Korea International Technology & Operations Bank of the Year

Bangkok Bank

  • Thailand Domestic Trade Finance Bank of the Year

Bank Mandiri

  • Indonesia Domestic Trade Finance Bank of the Year
  • Indonesia Domestic Cash Management Bank of the Year

Bank of Ayudhya PCL (Krungsri)

  • Thailand Domestic Technology & Operations Bank of the Year

Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited

  • Hong Kong Domestic Cash Management Bank of the Year
  • Hong Kong Domestic Trade Finance Bank of the Year
  • Hong Kong Domestic Foreign Exchange Bank of the Year

Bank of the Philippine Islands

  • Philippines Domestic Foreign Exchange Bank of the Year
  • Philippines Domestic Trade Finance Bank of the Year

Bank Sinopac

  • Taiwan Domestic Technology & Operations Bank of the Year

BDO Unibank

  • Philippines Domestic Cash Management Bank of the Year

BIDV

  • Vietnam Domestic Foreign Exchange Bank of the Year

BPI Capital Corporation

  • Philippines Domestic Project Finance Bank of the Year

Cathay United Bank

  • Taiwan Domestic Trade Finance Bank of the Year

CB Bank

  • Myanmar Domestic Cash Management Bank of the Year

Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC

  • Sri Lanka Domestic Technology & Operations Bank of the Year
  • Sri Lanka Domestic Trade Finance Bank of the Year

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

  • Hong Kong International Trade Finance Bank of the Year

CTBC Bank

  • Taiwan Domestic Foreign Exchange Bank of the Year

DBS Bank

  • Singapore Domestic Technology & Operations Bank of the Year

DBS Bank (China)

  • China International Trade Finance Bank of the Year

DBS Bank (Hong Kong)

  • Hong Kong International Technology & Operations Bank of the Year

DBS Bank (Indonesia)

  • Indonesia International Technology & Operations Bank of the Year

DBS Bank (Taiwan)

  • Taiwan International Technology & Operations Bank of the Year

Doha Bank

  • Qatar Domestic Cash Management Bank fo the Year 

Habib Bank Limited

  • Pakistan Domestic Cash Management Bank of the Year
  • Pakistan Domestic Trade Finance Bank of the Year
  • Pakistan Domestic Project Finance Bank of the Year

Hang Seng Bank Limited

  • Hong Kong Liquidity Management Bank of the Year
  • Hong Kong Domestic Technology & Operations Bank of the Year

IndusInd Bank Ltd

  • India Domestic Technology & Operations Bank of the Year

International Bank of Yemen

  • Yemen Domestic Technology & Operations Bank of the Year

KASIKORNBANK PCL.

  • Thailand Domestic Cash Management Bank of the Year

KBZ Bank

  • Myanmar Domestic Trade Finance Bank of the Year

Lao Viet Joint Venture Bank

  • Laos Domestic Technology & Operations Bank of the Year

Mutual Trust Bank Ltd Bangladesh

  • Domestic Project Finance Bank of the Year

National Development Bank PLC.

  • Sri Lanka Domestic Project Finance Bank of the Year
  • Sri Lanka Domestic Cash Management Bank of the Year

PT Bank OCBC NISP Tbk

  • Indonesia Domestic Foreign Exchange Bank of the Year

RHB Banking Group

  • Malaysia Domestic Foreign Exchange Bank of the Year
  • Malaysia Domestic Cash Management Bank of the Year
  • Malaysia Domestic Trade Finance Bank of the Year

Saigon-Hanoi Commercial Joint Stock Bank Vietnam

  • Domestic Trade Finance Bank of the Year
  • Domestic Project Finance Bank of the Year

Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore) Limited

  • Singapore International Cash Management Bank of the Year

Standard Chartered Bank Bangladesh 

  • Bangladesh International Cash Management Bank of the Year
  • Bangladesh International Trade Finance Bank of the Year

Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Limited Nepal

  • Nepal International Cash Management Bank of the Year

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

  • Singapore International Project Finance Bank of the Year

Taishin Bank

  • Taiwan Domestic Cash Management Bank of the Year

The First MicroFinanceBank - Tajikistan

  • Tajikistan International Technology & Operations Bank of the Year

Trade and Development Bank of Mongolia

  • Mongolia Domestic Trade Finance Bank of the Year

Turk Ekonomi Bankasi A.S.

  • Turkey Domestic Cash Management Bank of the Year

Union National Bank

  • UAE Domestic Technology & Operations Bank of the Year

United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd

  • Malaysia International Cash Management Bank of the Year
  • Malaysia International Trade Finance Bank of the Year

UOB

  • Brunei International Project Finance Bank of the Year

Vietnam Public Joint Stock Commercial Bank (PVcombank)

  • Vietnam Domestic Cash Management Bank of the Year

Westpac Institutional Bank

  • Australia Domestic Technology & Operations Bank of the Year

YES BANK

  • India Domestic Cash Management Bank of the Year
  • India Domestic Trade Finance Bank of the Year
  • India Domestic Project Finance Bank of the Year

RETAIL BANKING AWARDS 2019 WINNERS

ACBA-CREDIT AGRICOLE BANK CJSC

  • Advertising Campaign of the Year - Armenia
  • Consumer Finance Product of the Year - Armenia

Affin Bank Berhad

  • Website of the Year - Malaysia

Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad

  • Financial Inclusion Initiative of the Year - Malaysia

AmBank Group

  • SME Bank of the Year - Malaysia

Axis Bank

  • Financial Inclusion Initiative of the Year - India

Baiduri Bank

  • Domestic Retail Bank of the Year - Brunei

Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited

  • Website of the Year - Thailand

Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam JSC. (BIDV)

  • SME Bank of the Year - Vietnam

Bank Mandiri

  • Domestic Retail Bank of the Year - Indonesia

Bank of Ayudhya PCL (Krungsri)

  • Mobile Banking Initiative of the Year - Thailand
  • Mortgage and Home Loan Product of the Year - Thailand
  • Branch Innovation of the Year - Bronze

Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited

  • Mobile Banking Initiative of the Year - Hong Kong

Bank of Guam

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year - Bronze

BANQUE POUR LE COMMERCE EXTERIEUR LAO (BCEL) PUBLIC

  • Financial Inclusion Initiative of the Year - Laos
  • Mobile Banking Initiative of the Year - Laos
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year - Silver

BDO Foundation

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year – Gold

BDO Nomura Securities, Inc.

  • Online Securities Platform of the Year - Philippines

BLOM BANK

  • Domestic Retail Bank of the Year - Lebanon
  • Advertising Campaign of the Year - Lebanon
  • Credit Card Initiative of the Year - Lebanon

BRAC Bank Limited

  • Mid-Sized Domestic Retail Bank of the Year - Bangladesh

Cambodian Public Bank

  • Domestic Retail Bank of the Year - Cambodia

CB Bank

  • SME Bank of the Year - Myanmar

Citibank India

  • Debit Card Initiative of the Year - India
  • Mobile Banking Initiative of the Year – India

Citibank N.A., Indonesia

  • Wealth Management Platform of the Year - Indonesia

Citibank Singapore Limited

  • International Retail Bank of the Year - Asia Pacific
  • Credit Card Initiative of the Year - Singapore
  • Mobile Banking Initiative of the Year - Singapore

Citizens Development Business Finance PLC

  • Finance Company of the Year - Sri Lanka
  • Social Media Initiative of the Year - Sri Lanka

Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC

  • Mobile Banking Initiative of the Year - Sri Lanka
  • New Consumer Lending Product of the Year - Sri Lanka

DBS Bank

  • Wealth Management Platform of the Year - Singapore
  • Website of the Year - Singapore
  • Digital Banking Initiative of the Year - Singapore

DBS Bank (Hong Kong)

  • Core Banking System Initiative of the Year - Hong Kong
  • SME Bank of the Year - Hong Kong

DBS Bank (Taiwan)

  • International Retail Bank of the Year - Taiwan 
  • Employer Award of the Year - Gold

East West Banking Corporation

  • Automobile Lending Initiative of the Year - Philippines
  • Consumer Finance Product of the Year - Philippines

FE CREDIT VPBANK FINANCE COMPANY LIMITED"

  • Finance Company of the Year - Vietnam
  •  Consumer Finance Product of the Year - Vietnam

ForteBank JSC

  • Domestic Retail Bank of the Year - Kazakhstan
  • Digital Banking Initiative of the Year - Kazakhstan

Golomt Bank of Mongolia

  • Automobile Lending Initiative of the Year - Mongolia
  • Consumer Finance Product of the Year - Mongolia

HDFC Bank Limited

  • Service Innovation of the Year - India
  • Digital Banking Initiative of the Year - India
  • Social Media Initiative of the Year - India

Ho Chi Minh City Development Joint Stock Commercial Bank

  • Mid-sized Domestic Retail Bank of the Year - Vietnam

Hong Leong Finance Ltd

  • ASEAN Finance Company of the Year
  • Mortgage and Home Loan Product of the Year - Singapore

HSBC BANK (VIETNAM) LTD

  • International Retail Bank of the Year – Vietnam

HSBC Bank (China) Company Limited

  • International Retail Bank of the Year – China

HSBC BANK (VIETNAM) LTD

  • International Retail Bank of the Year - Vietnam

HSBC Bank Australia Limited

  • Credit Card Initiative of the Year - Australia

HSBC India

  • Advertising Campaign of the Year - India

HSBC Sri Lanka

  • International Retail Bank of the Year - Sri Lanka

ICICI Bank

  • Mortgage and Home Loan Product of the Year - India
  • Domestic Retail Bank of the Year - India
  • Wealth Management Platform of the Year - India
  • Website of the Year - India

Islamic Finance and Investment Limited

  • Finance Company of the Year - Bangladesh

Jibun Bank Corporation

  • Domestic Virtual Bank of the Year - Japan

JS Bank

  • Mid-sized Domestic Retail Bank of the Year - Pakistan
  • Consumer Finance Product of the Year - Pakistan
  • SME Bank of the Year - Pakistan

KASIKORNBANK PCL.

  • Domestic Retail Bank of the Year - Thailand
  • Advertising Campaign of the Year - Thailand

KBZ Bank

  • Financial Inclusion Initiative of the Year - Myanmar
  • Mobile Banking Initiative of the Year - Myanmar

Krungsri Auto - Bank of Ayudhya

  • Social Media Initiative of the Year – Thailand

Lao Viet Joint Venture Bank

  • Digital Banking Initiative of the Year - Laos

Maybank

  • Advertising Campaign of the Year - Malaysia
  • Domestic Retail Bank of the Year - Malaysia
  • Digital Banking Initiative of the Year - Malaysia
  • Online Banking Initiative of the Year - Malaysia
  • Mobile Banking Initiative of the Year - Malaysia

Maybank Singapore Limited

  • Advertising Campaign of the Year - Singapore
  • Branch Innovation of the Year – Gold

Maybank Investment Bank Berhad

  • Online Securities Platform of the Year - Malaysia

National Development Bank PLC

  • Domestic Retail Bank of the Year - Sri Lanka
  • Consumer Finance Product of the Year - Sri Lanka
  • SME Bank of the Year - Sri Lanka
  • Digital Banking Initiative of the Year - Sri Lanka

OCBC Bank

  • ASEAN SME Bank of the Year

OCTO by CIMB Bank Philippines

  • Digital Banking Initiative of the Year - Philippines
  • Mobile Banking Initiative of the Year - Philippines

OJSC Optima Bank Domestic

  • Retail Bank of the Year - Kyrgyzstan

Ping An Bank

  • Domestic Retail Bank of the Year - China
  • Gold and Precious Metals Bank of the Year - China

PNB Savings Bank

  • Service Innovation of the Year - Philippines

PrimeCredit Limited

  • Finance Company of the Year - Hong Kong

PT Bank Commonwealth

  • Social Media Initiative of the Year - Indonesia

PT Bank OCBC NISP Tbk

  • SME Bank of the Year - Indonesia

PT Bank UOB Indonesia

  • Advertising Campaign of the Year - Indonesia

Qatar National Bank (QNB)

  • Domestic Retail Bank of the Year - Qatar
  • Digital Banking Initiative of the Year - Qatar
  • Mortgage and Home Loan Product of the Year - Qatar

RHB Bank Berhad

  • Service Innovation of the Year - Malaysia
  • Credit Card Initiative of the Year - Malaysia
  • Social Media Initiative of the Year - Malaysia

Saigon-Hanoi Commercial Joint Stock Bank

  • Debit Card Initiative of the Year - Vietnam
  • Online Banking Initiative of the Year - Vietnam

SCB Abacus Company Limited

  • New Consumer Lending Product of the Year - Thailand

SDB Bank

  • Rural/Cooperative Bank of the Year - Sri Lanka
  • Advertising Campaign of the Year - Sri Lanka
  • Financial Inclusion Initiative of the Year - Sri Lanka

Security Bank Corporation

  • Advertising Campaign of the Year - Philippines
  • Financial Inclusion Initiative of the Year - Philippines
  • Mortgage and Home Loan Product of the Year - Philippines
  • Wealth Management Platform of the Year - Philippines
  • Social Media Initiative of the Year - Philippines

Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited

  • International Retail Bank of the Year - Hong Kong
  • Digital Banking Initiative of the Year - Hong Kong

STANDARD CHARTERED BANK NEPAL LIMITED

  • International Retail Bank of the Year - Nepal

Taishin Bank

  • Domestic Retail Bank of the Year - Taiwan
  • Automobile Lending Initiative of the Year - Taiwan
  • Credit Card Initiative of the Year - Taiwan
  • Mobile Banking Initiative of the Year - Taiwan
  • Open Banking Initiative of the Year - Taiwan

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited

  • Wealth Management Platform of the Year - Hong Kong
  • Credit Card Initiative of the Year - Hong Kong

TMB Bank

  • Service Innovation of the Year - Thailand

Trade and Development Bank of Mongolia

  • Online Banking Initiative of the Year - Mongolia
  • Service Innovation of the Year - Mongolia

Union Bank of the Philippines

  • Core Banking System Initiative of the Year - Philippines
  • SME Bank of the Year - Philippines
  • Employer Award of the Year - Bronze
  • Open Banking Initiative of the Year - Philippines

uab bank Limited

  • Mid-sized Domestic Retail Bank of the Year - Myanmar

UOB Thailand

  • International Retail Bank of the Year - Thailand
  • Employer Award of the Year - Silver
  • Branch Innovation of the Year - Silver

Ngân hàng TNHH một thành viên United Overseas Bank (Việt Nam)

  • Financial Inclusion Initiative of the Year - Vietnam

United Overseas Bank Limited

  • Domestic Retail Bank of the Year - Singapore
  • Financial Inclusion Initiative of the Year – Singapore

PT Bank UOB Indonesia

  • Advertising Campaign of the Year - Indonesia

Vietnam Public Joint Stock Commercial Bank (PVcombank)

  • Mobile Banking Initiative of the Year - Vietnam
  • Credit Card Initiative of the Year - Vietnam
  • New Consumer Lending Product of the Year - Vietnam

YES BANK

  • SME Bank of the Year - India

CORPORATE & INVESTMENT BANKING AWARDS 2019 WINNERS

Ahli United Bank B.S.C.

  • Corporate & Investment Bank of the Year - Bahrain

Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK)

  • Syndicated Loan of the Year - Kuwait

Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam JSC. (BIDV)

  • Corporate Client Initiative of the Year - Vietnam

Bank Negara Indonesia

  • Corporate Client Initiative of the Year - Indonesia

BAO VIET COMMERCIAL JOINT STOCK BANK

  • Corporate Bancassurance Initiative of the Year - Vietnam

Bank of Ayudhya PCL (Krungsri)

  • Corporate Client Initiative of the Year - Thailand

BankDhofar

  • Corporate & Investment Bank of the Year - Oman
  • Equity Deal of the Year - Oman

BDO Capital & Investment Corporation

  • Corporate & Investment Bank of the Year - Philippines

BPI Capital Corporation

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Deal of the Year - Philippines
  • Green Deal of the Year - Philippines
  • Equity Deal of the Year - Philippines

Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC

  • Debt Deal of the Year - Sri Lanka

CTBC Bank

  • Debt Deal of the Year - Taiwan

DBS Bank

  • Corporate & Investment Bank of the Year - Singapore
  • Equity Deal of the Year - Singapore

Doha Bank

  • Corporate & Investment Bank of the Year - Qatar

Far Eastern International Bank

  • Syndicated Loan of the Year - Taiwan

Faysal Bank

  • Syndicated Loan of the Year- Pakistan

Habib Bank Limited

  • Corporate & Investment Bank of the Year - Pakistan
  • Debt Deal of the Year- Pakistan

ICICI Bank Ltd.

  • Corporate & Investment Bank of the Year - India

Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad

  • Debt Deal of the Year - Malaysia

Maybank Investment Bank

  • Equity Deal of the Year - Malaysia

MCB Bank Limited

  • Equity Deal of the Year - Pakistan
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Deal of the Year - Pakistan

Meezan Bank Limited Islamic

  • Corporate & Investment Bank of the Year - Pakistan

Mutual Trust Bank Ltd

  • Corporate & Investment Bank of the Year - Bangladesh

National Development Bank PLC

  • Corporate Client Initiative of the Year - Sri Lanka
  • Syndicated Loan of the Year - Sri Lanka

NDB Investment Bank Limited

  • Corporate & Investment Bank of the Year- Sri Lanka

Noor Bank PJSC

  • Corporate Client Initiative of the Year - United Arab Emirates

PNB Capital and Investment Corporation

  • Debt Deal of the Year - Philippines

PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk

  • Corporate & Investment Bank of the Year - Indonesia
  • Syndicated Loan of the Year - Indonesia

RCBC Capital Corporation

  • Syndicated Loan of the Year- Philippines
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Deal of the Year - Philippines

RHB Investment Bank Berhad

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Deal of the Year - Malaysia

Riyad Bank

  • Corporate & Investment Bank of the Year - Saudi Arabia

Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank Co., Ltd.

  • Green Deal of the Year - Taiwan

The City Bank Limited

  • Syndicated Loan of the Year - Bangladesh

The Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited

  • Corporate & Investment Bank of the Year - Thailand
  • Debt Deal of the Year - Thailand
  • Equity Deal of the Year - Thailand

Trade and Development Bank of Mongolia

  • Corporate & Investment Bank of the Year - Mongolia

UOB

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Deal of the Year - Singapore
  • Syndicated Loan of the Year - Singapore
  • Debt Deal of the Year - Singapore

Yuanta Securities Co., Ltd

  • Corporate & Investment Securities Firm of the Year - Taiwan

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