Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited, abbreviated as OCBC Bank, is a publicly noted financial services organisation with its head office in Singapore. The “Oversea-Chinese” use leads many to think incorrectly that the bank’s name is misspelled, but this is the right conventional spelling. OCBC’s Indonesia subsidiary, Bank OCBC NISP, has 630 workplaces and branches. OCBC’s Indonesia subsidiary, Bank OCBC NISP, has 630 branches and workplaces.
In 1932, 3 banks– Chinese Commercial Bank (1912), Ho Hong Bank (1917), and Oversea-Chinese Bank (1919), combined to form Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation under the management of Tan Ean Kiam and Lee Kong Chian. In the subsequent years, the bank broadened its operations and became the largest bank in South East Asia.