The Ultimate Malaysia Bank Directory


Malaysia is a top financial center in Asia as well as the world. With plenty of banks to choose from, we do our best to document them all in this directory.

Affin Bank

Affin Bank


The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited is the largest bank in Hong Kong, the founding member of the HSBC Group.

Since 1990 it operates in Hong Kong as a subsidiary of the HSBC Holdings PLC, headquartered in London, UK.

Affin Bank Information
Alliance Bank

Alliance Bank


Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad is the country’s largest banking group offering for the past five decades a full range of banking and financial solutionsto its clients in Malaysia.

Alliance Bank Information
AmBank

AmBank


AmBank Group is the fifth largest banking group in the country, with more than 200 branches and outlets, including subsidiaries and affiliate companies, through which it offers individuals and companies a complete range of financial services and products.

AmBank Information
CIMB Bank

CIMB Bank


CIMB is the second largest financial services provider in the country. It is listed on Bursa Malaysia through the Bumiputra-Commerce Holdings Berhad (BCHB).

CIMB Bank Information
Citibank Malaysia

Citibank Malaysia


Being a branch of the US-based Citigroup, Citibank Malaysia Berhad offers retail and corporate banking services in the local market.

Citibank Malaysia Information
Deutsche Bank Malaysia

Deutsche Bank Malaysia


The Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) combines Deutsche Bank’s Corporate Finance, Equities, Fixed Income & Currencies and Global Transaction Banking businesses.
Deutsche Bank Malaysia Information
Hong Leong Bank

Hong Leong Bank


Hong Leong Bank is one of the largest financial groups in the country.

Hong Leong Bank Information
HSBC Malaysia

HSBC Malaysia


Being a part of British-based HSBC Group, the bank has started operations in Malaysia in 1994.

HSBC Malaysia Information
 MayBank

MayBank


Maybank (Malayan Banking Berhad) is a financial group and network of banks in Malaysia, with significant banking operations in Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

MayBank Information
Public Bank

Public Bank


Owned by the Public Bank Group, the third largest banking group in the region. It is one of the biggest country’s banks with about $ 41.76 billion in total assets.

Public Bank Information
RHB Bank

RHB Bank


RHB Bank Berhad (also known as Rashid Hussein Bank) is a bank based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It specializes in commercial, corporate, investment and international banking services.

RHB Bank Information
Standard Chartered Malaysia

Standard Chartered Malaysia


Being a part of the Standard Chartered Group, this bank opened its first branch in Malaysia in 1875.

Standard Chartered Malaysia Information

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About Our HK Banking Process

Direct Communication

  • 01

    This is where you do your homework and call in advance. Many Hong Kong banks suck at email so you need to stay on top of them.

  • 02

    This is where you call again, and ensure you have your bank appointment, walk ins don’t work much anymore.

  • 03

    Ensure you have all your documents and forms ready before going to the appointment.

  • 04

    You may need to mail more documents – be ready to post..

Regular Check-Ins

  • 01

    This isn’t set it and forget it bank application process. You will need to keep on top of the process.

  • 02

    Find out which dates the banker plans to let you know by and mark your calendar.

  • 03

    Hopefully your corporate structure is simple for them to do due diligence on.

  • 04

    Repeat this process and don’t let up.

Ongoing Discovery

  • 01

    Always be on the look out for new bank account opportunities.

  • 02

    We keep a running rolodex and database of contacts and relationships.

  • 03

    Keeping organized and diligent is the way to win at the banking game.

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