We are Singapore's longest established local bank, with a rich heritage that can be traced as far back as 1912. Today, OCBC is one of Asia's leading financial services groups, with group assets of S$180 billion. We are also one of the largest financial institutions in the combined Singapore-Malaysia market in terms of assets.
We have an excellent history of innovation, which is constantly enriched by the introduction of "firsts" into the market. In recognition of our product offerings, we have won a series of international awards, amongst them Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Bank in Singapore, which was bestowed on us for three consecutive years by US-based Global Finance magazine. Actively forging lifetime partnerships with our customers to help them achieve their aspirations, we remain unwavering in our commitment to create more value for customers, shareholders and staff.
Looking ahead, we will continue to build on our existing strengths and seek growth in other regional markets, while we strive to improve our performance in core financial services throughout the OCBC Group.