About DBS

DBS Group Holdings Ltd is one of the largest financial services groups in Asia. Listed and headquartered in Singapore, DBS has operations in 18 markets with a network comprising more than 280 branches / outlets. The bank's strong capital position, as well as "AA-" and "Aa1" credit ratings that are among the highest in the Asia-Pacific region, earned it Global Finance's "Safest Bank in Asia" accolade for nine consecutive years, from 2009 to 2017. In 2016, DBS is also named the World’s Best Digital Bank by Euromoney.

As a bank that specialises in Asia, DBS Group leverages its insights, deep understanding of the region and appreciation of local cultures to serve and build lasting relationships with clients.

DBS’ primary markets are in Singapore where it is the nation’s largest bank and Hong Kong where it is a leading player. It will leverage its growing presence in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan to intermediate the increasing trade and investment flows in the Greater China region. DBS is also focused on extending its footprint and facilitating capital flows in fast growing Indonesia and India.

About DBS Taiwan

  1. DBS first established a presence in Taiwan in 1983 and is committed to growing its franchise in Taiwan over 30 years. In 2008, DBS acquired the “good bank assets” of Bowa Bank, giving it significant inroads into Taiwan.
  2. The investment reinforces DBS' Greater China strategy, and enhances the bank's position as a leading provider of financial services in Asia.
  3. With a total of 38 branches in Taiwan; about half of these branches are in Taipei.
  4. DBS Bank (Taiwan) Ltd, a subsidiary of DBS, commenced business in January 2012.
  5. Fitch Ratings has affirmed DBS Bank (Taiwan) Ltd a Long-Term Issuer Default Rating at ‘AA-‘, a Short-Term IDR at ‘F1+’, a National
    Long-Term Rating of 'AAA(twn)' and a National Short-Term Rating of 'F1+(twn)'. The outlook is stable.
  6. Moody's Investors Service has assigned A2 long-term local and foreign currency deposit ratings, P-1 short-term local and foreign currency deposit ratings to DBS Bank (Taiwan) Ltd. The ratings outlook is stable.

Key Business Advantages

  1. Focused on Asia, the fastest growing region in the world.
  2. An Asian bank with insights and deep understanding of the ins and outs of doing business with and in Asia.
  3. Connected to the major growth hubs in Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia and South Asia.
  4. DBS Taiwan provides the full range of banking services for companies, SMEs and individuals.
  5. Products include corporate banking services; global financial market services and Consumer Banking, including Treasures.