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The standard chartered bank is a leading international banking group committed to building a sustainable business over the long-term.

They provide a wide-range of products and services for personal and business customers across 68 markets. Theyre listed on the London, Hong Kong and Mumbai stock exchanges, and rank among the top 20 companies in the FTSE-100 by market capitalization.. Since 2000, Theyve made a number of alliances and acquisitions. These have made it possible to broaden their locations and products in key regions and countries. 2012 Turkey - acquisition of Credit Agricole Yatirim Bankasi Turk A.S., a provider of corporate and investment banking services 2011 Singapore acquisition of GE Moneys Singaporean auto and personal loans provider Canada and Australia acquisition of Gryphon Partners, a mining and metals corporate advisory firm 2010 Africa - acquisition of Barclays African custody business China became an investor in Agricultural Bank of China, one of the top commercial banks in China India launched first ever Indian Depository, allowing investors in India to participate in our growth 2009 Africa acquisition of First Africa Holdings Limited Asia acquisition of Casenove Asia India increased investment in UTI Securities to 74.9% 2008 Taiwan acquisition of the 'good bank' portion of Asia Trust and Investment Corporation Brazil acquisition of Lehman Brothers team in Brazil Vietnam announced raising strategic stake in Vietnam's Asia Commercial Bank to 15% South Korea acquisition of South Korea's Yeahreum Mutual Savings Bank Global completed the acquisition of American Express Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Express Company, with operations in 47 countries South Korea Standard Chartered First Bank Korea Ltd acquires an 80% stake in South Korea's A Brain, a funds administration company India acquisition of a 49% strategic stake in India's UTI Securities, a leading local broking firm. 2007 Global completed the acquisition of Harrison Lovegrove, a leading global oil and gas M&A advisory boutique Global acquired Pembroke, an aircraft leasing, financing and management firm. 2006 Taiwan acquisition of Hsinchu International Bank (USD1.2bn) Pakistan acquisition of 95.37% of Union Bank (USD487m) Indonesia acquisition of a 26% stake in PermataBank by the consortium of Standard Chartered Bank & PT Astra International Tbk (USD193m). Total stake held in PermataBank by consortium today is 89%.

Africa acquisition of 25% in First Africa Group Holdings Ltd. 2005 Acquisition of a 20% stake in Fleming Family & Partners (USD78m) China acquisition of 19.99% of China Bohai Bank (USD123m) Bangladesh acquisition of Amex Bank's Bangladesh business (USD25m) Vietnam acquisition of 8.56% stake in Asia Commercial Bank (USD22m) Global acquisition of a minority stake (6%) in Travelex as part of Apax-led consortium South Korea acquisition of Korea First Bank (USD3.3bn). 2004 Global acquisition of ANZ's Project Finance business with assets Indonesia acquisition of 63% stake in PermataBank by the consortium of Standard Chartered Bank & PT Astra International Tbk (USD355m) Hong Kong acquisition of PrimeCredit 2000 Hong Kong acquisition of Chase Manhattan Card Company (USD1.32bn) Global acquisition of ANZ Grindlays (USD1.34bn). Standard chartered bank aspire to be the world's best international bank, leading the way in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.They focus on building deep and long-standing relationships with clients and customers and constantly look to improve the quality of products and services. Success of standard chartered bank: In the last nine years they have reported record income and profits. Twenty-four of their markets now deliver over US$100 million of income, fourteen over US$100 million in profit. Listed on the London, Hong Kong and Mumbai stock exchanges, standard chartered bank ranks among the top 20 companies in the FTSE-100 by market capitalization. Their success is a result of being obsessed with the basics of banking - balancing the pursuit of growth with a disciplined management of costs and risks and keeping a firm grip on liquidity and capital. Through international network and expertise, the bank facilitate trade across markets, enable multinational clients to conduct complex business transactions and service the needs of an increasingly international consumer base. BRAND AND VALUES: By doing things the right way, the bank can support their customers and clients while having a positive impact on the wider economy. History : Standard Chartered Bank was formed in 1969 through the merger of two separate banks, the Standard Bank of British South Africa and the Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China. These banks had capitalised on the expansion of trade between Europe, Asia and Africa. The Chartered Bank

The Chartered Bank was founded by James Wilson following the grant of a Royal Charter by Queen Victoria in 1853. The bank opened in Mumbai (Bombay), Kolkata and Shanghai in 1858, followed by Hong Kong and Singapore in 1859. The traditional trade was in cotton from Mumbai, indigo and tea from Kolkata, rice from Burma, sugar from Java, tobacco from Sumatra, hemp from Manila and silk from Yokohama. The bank played a major role in the development of trade with the East following the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869 and the extension of the telegraph to China in 1871. In 1957 Chartered Bank bought the Eastern Bank, together with the Ionian Bank's Cyprus Branches and established a presence in the Gulf. The Standard Bank The Standard Bank was founded in the Cape Province of South Africa in 1862 by John Paterson, and started business in Port Elizabeth in the following year. The bank was prominent in financing the development of the diamond fields of Kimberley from 1867. It later extended its network further north to the new town of Johannesburg when gold was discovered there in 1885. The bank expanded in Southern, Central and Eastern Africa and had 600 offices by 1953. In 1965, it merged with the Bank of West Africa, expanding its operations into Cameroon, Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. In 1987 Standard Chartered Bank sold its stake in the Standard Bank, which now operates as a separate entity. BANKING SERVICES Personal banking, preferred banking, priority banking, international, priority banking, sme banking, wholesale banking, Islamic banking and RMB services. INVESTOR RELATIONS: Around 90 per cent of income and profits are derived from Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Standard Chartered locations worldwide: theyre one of the world's most international banks, with over 1,700 branches, offices and outlets in 68 countries across the globe. Standard chartered bank in Bangladesh: Standard Chartered Bangladesh (officially M/S Standard Chartered Bank Bangladesh Pvt. Ltd.) is a banking and financial services company headquartered in Dhaka, Bangladesh and a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Chartered. Standard Chartered has been operating in Bangladesh for over a hundred years. After the partition of the subcontinent in 1947, Bangladesh became East Pakistan, thereafter SCB started its business in 1948, in the port city of Chittagong. Standard Chartered Bank is doing exceptionally well in Bangladesh.

Today the bank is spread all over the country and is arguably the largest foreign bank in Bangladesh. It has branches in Bogra, Chittagong, Dhaka, Khulna, Savar and Sylhet. They have ATM booths almost all over Dhaka and Chittagong. Standard Chartered Bangladesh has bought out the Bangladesh operations of various other foreign banks such as Grindlays Bank and American Express.