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The Bank of East Asia

  • Founded in 1918 and listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange since 1930.
  • Operates one of the largest networks in Hong Kong (≈ 70 branches) and one of the broadest networks among all foreign banks in mainland China (≈ 100 branches). Also present in Southeast Asia, the United Kingdom and the USA.
  • A pioneer in the provision of innovative and value-added banking services to customers of corporate banking, personal banking, wealth management and investment services.
  • Hong Kong’s largest independent local bank and the third largest listed bank in terms of asset volume.


Investment History


Key data

  • HKD77.8bn
    = €8.7bn


  • 17.59%


  • 1 out of 17


  • A3 / A-

    (Moody's, S&P)

Data as of February 2019​


Geography and segments

Breakdown of assets by geography and net income contribution from different businesses in Hong Kong 

Geography and segments

Data as of 12/31/2018​​