CTBC Financial Holding Co., Ltd. (“CTBC Holding”) was established on May 17, 2002 and headquartered in Taipei Taiwan, with over 27,000 employees worldwide. CTBC Holding’s subsidiaries include banking, insurance, securities, securities investment trust, venture capital, asset management, security and Taiwan lottery. To date, CTBC Holding’s banking arm, CTBC Bank, has 150 domestic branches and 110 overseas outlets. We are a financial institution with the most extensive international network in Taiwan.
In order to provide customers with global and convenient financial services, CTBC Bank, a subsidiary of CTBC Holding, acquired the Tokyo Star Bank, Ltd. in 2014. This represents the first merger of a Japanese bank by a foreign-owned bank. In July 2017, CTBC Holding acquired a 35.6% stake of Thailand’s LH Financial Group PLC, which makes CTBC Bank the largest shareholder, along with the Land & Houses Group. To expand its scale in the insurance business, CTBC Holding acquired of Taiwan Life Insurance Co., Ltd. in 2015. Looking ahead, CTBC will continue to uphold its brand spirit of “We are family” with five core values of “Integrity, innovation, professionalism, teamwork and caring”; as well as the corporate mission of “Protect and Build” as we strive to create values for customers, shareholders, and the society. We aim to become “Taiwan Champion, Asia Leader”- a leading brand with the best corporate governance, and the most trusted financial institution by customers and shareholders.