Public Bank Berhad
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Public Bank Berhad (PBB), founded in 1965 by Teh Hong Piow, is one of the leading providers of financial services in Malaysia with total assets of RM345.721 billion ($98.78 billion) at December 2014. PBB is the third largest domestic bank in Malaysia by market capitalization and balance sheet and one of the most efficient banks in the country as reflected by its low cost to income ratio. PBB provides a wide range of banking products and financial services including consumer banking, commercial banking, investment banking, Islamic banking as well as share broking, trustee services, wealth management and insurance. The company serves over nine million customers through 260 branches and 1,800 self service terminals in Malaysia, 83 branches in Hong Kong, 3 branches in the People's Republic of China, 28 branches in Cambodia, 7 branches in Vietnam, 4 branches in Laos, 3 branches in Sri Lanka and representative offices in Shanghai, Shenyang and Taipei. In Hong Kong, the Group is an industry leader in personal consumer financing. As of December 31, 2014, Public Bank Group had customer deposits of RM 276.540 billion, loans of RM 243.222 billion and shareholders’ equity of RM 28.025 billion. Net operating income and revenue for FY2014 amounted to RM 6.067 billion and RM 16.860 billion, respectively.

Credit Ratings (March 2015)
Moody's: A3/P-2/Positive
Standard & Poor's: A-/A-2/Stable
Rating Agency Malaysia: AAA/P1/Stable

Head Office address:
Menara Public Bank
146, Jalan Ampang
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Phone: + 603-2176 6341
Fax: + 603-2163 9917

Public Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd
Public Bank Centre
120, Des Voeux Rd
Central, Hong Kong
T: 852-2541 9222

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr. Teh Hong Piow Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr. Teh Hong Piow, the Chairman, owns nearly a quarter of Public Bank. He began his banking career in 1950 and has 60 years experience in the banking industry. Teh Hong Piow founded Public Bank in 1965 at the age of 35. His net worth is estimated by Forbes to be US$5.6 billion (2015).