Standard Chartered Bank (Taiwan) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Chartered PLC. Standard Chartered PLC, listed on the London, Hong Kong and Mumbai stock exchanges, ranks among the top 20 companies in the FTSE-100 by market capitalisation. The London-headquartered Group has operated for over 150 years in some of the world's most dynamic markets and earns more than 90% of its income and profits in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. This geographic focus and commitment to developing deep relationships with clients and customers has driven the Group’s growth in recent years.
Standard Chartered has a network of over 1,700 branches and outlets and 5,600 ATMs in more than 70 countries and territories across the globe. It employs over 75,000 people from 125 nationalities, making us one of the world's most international banks. Leading by example to be the right partner for its stakeholders, Standard Chartered is committed to building a sustainable business over the long term that is trusted worldwide for upholding high standards of corporate governance, social responsibility, environmental protection and employee diversity. The Group’s heritage and values are expressed in its brand promise, “Here for good.”
Standard Chartered has over 25 years of operations in Taiwan, with the opening of its first branch in 1985. In 2006, it became the first international bank to acquire a local bank with the acquisition of Hsinchu International Bank. This was followed by the acquisition of American Express Bank and Asia Trust & Investment Corporation in 2008, further expanding its network. With 88 branches island-wide today, Standard Chartered is the largest international bank in Taiwan by branch network, in addition to having the largest mortgage, personal loans and small and medium enterprise (SME) loan portfolio amongst international banks. The Bank has demonstrated its strong commitment to the Taiwan market, employing nearly 4,000 Mandarin-speaking talents, with the network and capabilities to provide a full range of financial products and services to both individual and corporate customers across the Greater China region.