DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, with over 200 branches across 15 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS is a market leader in Singapore with over four million customers and also has a growing presence in the three key Asian axes of growth, namely, Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. 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 us Global Finance's "Safest Bank in Asia" accolade for four consecutive years, from 2009 to 2012.
DBS was established in 1968 as the development bank of Singapore. We were the catalyst to Singapore's economic development during the nation's early years of independence. Since then, DBS has grown into a successful financial services institution, offering a comprehensive range of innovative products and solutions to meet our clients' needs.
* "AA-" counterparty credit rating by S&P's, 2011.
"Aa1" long-term issuer rating by Moody's, 2011.