2010 - CIMB Group launches banking operations in Cambodia, bringing retail banking presence to five ASEAN nations – Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and Cambodia.


2012 - CIMB Group starts the acquisition of most of the Asia Pacific cash equities and associated investment banking businesses of the Royal Bank of Scotland, and expands or adds operations in Sydney, Melbourne, Hong Kong, London and New York. CIMB Group acquires SICCO Securities, a Thai stock-broking company.


2013 - CIMB Group completes its Asia Pacific investment banking platform with new operations in Taiwan and India and Korea. The Group moves into its new 40-storey headquarters in Menara CIMB, located at the high-tech hub of Kuala Lumpur Sentral.


2016 - CIMB opens its first branch in Vietnam. This 100% owned subsidiary allows CIMB to establish its presence in the country as a universal banking platform and strengthen its banking franchise in ASEAN.


2017 - CIMB and China Galaxy Securities Group become 50:50 shareholders in CIMB Securities International Pte, Ltd., repositioning CIMB’s stockbroking business as a pure play broker with the client base of a universal ASEAN bank


2018 - CIMB received approvals from the Bangko Sentral Ng Pilipinas (BSP) to establish and operate its banking business in the Philippines. With these approvals, CIMB Bank Philippines Inc, launched its digital retail banking business in December 2018 establishing CIMB’s presence in all 10 ASEAN countries.


2019 - CIMB Group, as a Founding Member of the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative Principles for Responsible Banking (PRB), makes a public commitment to mobilise and influence its networks towards sustainable business and lifestyle practices. The Group launches a sustainability roadmap to realise CIMB's priority UN Sustainable Development Goals and held our inaugural The Cooler Earth Sustainability Summit 2019.