2010s

2010 - CIMB Group expands to Cambodia

CIMB Group spreads its wings to Cambodia through the fully-owned subsidiary CIMB Bank Plc, bringing its consumer banking presence to five ASEAN nations.  The first branch, which also serves as the headquarters, was officially launched in Phnom Penh on 19 Nov 2010.

2011 - CIMB 2.0

CIMB Group starts ‘CIMB 2.0’ an organisational step change to recalibrate and accelerate its businesses. The Group rebrands to a red logo through all divisions and launches a new tagline of ‘ASEAN For You.’ In order to support ASEAN economic integration, the Group also launches the CIMB ASEAN Research Institute and the CIMB ASEAN Conference series.

2012 - CIMB Group reaches Asia Pacific and beyond

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, Seoul, Taipei, London and New York. CIMB Group acquires SICCO Securities, a Thai stock broking company.

2012 - CIMB Group has the largest retail branch network in the region

CIMB Group cements its position as a leading ASEAN universal bank, with the largest retail branch network in the region, the largest investment bank in Asia-Pacific (ex Japan), and one of the world’s largest Shariah Compliant banks.

2013 - CIMB Group expands to Taiwan, India & Korea

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

2014 - CIMB Group begins operations in Lao PDR

CIMB Group begins operations in Lao PDR with the opening of CIMB Thai – Vientiane Branch. This is CIMB Thai’s first foreign branch and extends CIMB Group’s presence to 9 out of 10 ASEAN nations.

2014 - CIMB Group launches new headquarters

CIMB officially launches its 40-storey headquarters in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of CIMB Group’s investment banking franchise. The ceremony was officiated by Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Najib Tun Razak, whose father Tun Abdul Razak Hussein had launched CIMB’s precursor bank in 1974.

CIMB Group
Corporate Snapshot (Figures as at 31 December 2018)
(*Including Philippines from December 2018)
Total Assets:
RM 534.1 billion
Total Funds Under Management:
RM 83.0 billion
Global Markets:*
16

Total Shareholders' Funds:
RM 51.4 billion
Staff Strength:
Around36,000