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East West Banking Corporation

Company Description
East West Banking Corporation (EW) was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 22, 1993. The Company was granted authority by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to operate as a commercial bank in 1994 and commenced operations on July 8 of the same year.

EW's principal banking products and services include deposit-taking, loan and trade finance, treasury, trust services, credit cards, cash management and custodial services. The Company offers the financial services to consumer and corporate clients. On January 25, 2012, EW obtained from BSP the approval to operate as a universal bank.

On May 6, 2016, EastWest and Standard Chartered Bank Philippines (SCB PH) entered into an agreement for SCB PH’s retail business. Under the agreement, the credit cards, personal loans, wealth management and deposits of SCB in the Philippines will be migrated to EastWest.

The Company's wholly-owned subsidiaries are East West Rural Bank, Inc.; East West Insurance Brokerage, Inc.; Quest Marketing and Integrated Services, Inc.; East West Leasing and Finance Corporation, and Assurance Solutions Insurance Agency. EW also owns 50% of East West Ageas Life Insurance Corporation, a life insurance firm formed with Ageas Insurance International N.V.

As of December 31, 2018, EW has a network of 390 branches and 583 automated teller machines, majority of which are located within Metro Manila.

Source: SEC Form 17-A (2018)
Security Information
Sector Financials
Subsector Banks
Corporate Life
Incorporation Date Mar 22, 1994
Number of Directors
Stockholders' Meeting as per By-Laws
Fiscal Year 12/31 (Month/Day)
External Auditor SyCip, Gorres, Velayo & Company
Transfer Agent Stock Transfer Service, Inc.
Contact Information
Business Address Podium of The Beaufort, 5th Avenue corner 23rd Street, Fort Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
E-mail Address
Telephone Number +632 8575 3888
Fax Number (632)818-4147