The top Malaysia banks are listed as under:
Maybank (Malayan Banking Berhad): Established in 1960, Maybank is the largest financial services group in Malaysia. It has over 450 branches worldwide with considerable banking operations in Indonesia, the Philippines and Singapore. It was recognized as the “Most Valuable Brand in Malaysia in 2008” at ALB SE Asia Law Awards. The operations of Maybank include investment banking, asset management, insurance, Islamic banking and commercial banking.
Public Bank: Incorporated in 1966, this is the largest domestic bank in Malaysia in terms of shareholders' funds. It caters to retail clients and small and medium businesses. The employee strength of the Public Bank is around 13,000 people. The bank’s services and products include commercial banking, credit cards, unit trust management, share broking, investment and hire purchase financing. It has more than 240 branches in Malaysia.
CIMB Bank: It is the second best performing bank in Malaysia in terms of total assets. CIMB's contribution to the overall mergers and acquisitions in Malaysia was 56% in 2004. The bank thrives on its more than 600 branches, 25,000 employees and approximately seven million customers. CIMB Group also features significant banking operations in Indonesia and Singapore. It has subsidiaries for various banking operations, such as investment banking, Islamic banking, consumer banking, asset management, insurance, treasury and mergers and acquisitions.