Maybank: Through the Years

  1. 1997

    Establishment

    Maybank Philippines is established with the acquisition by Maybank of a 60% stake in PNB Republic Bank.

  2. 2000

    Increased Stake

    Maybank increased its ownership stake in Maybank Philippines Inc. (MPI) to 99.96%, making it the first locally-incorporated, full-service commercial bank duly-licensed by the BSP to be almost 100% owned by a foreign bank.

    Initially provided financial services to Malaysian and Singaporean businesses. MPI eventually extended financing to a wider group of corporate and commercial clients and forayed into consumer lending with the launching of housing loans in 2000, followed by auto loans in 2001

  3. 2004

    Turnaround

    MPI's profit before tax (PBT) turned positive on the back of disciplined spending and sustained business growth

  4. 2009

    MPI joins the BancNet family, to extend convenient services to its cardholders via automated teller-machines, online, and mobile phones.

    Consumer lending further deepened with the launching of personal and salary loans in 2008

  5. 2010

    Additional Infusion

    Maybank infused an additional USD 50M in order to support further business growth.

    With the opening of 5 new branches in 2010 and 4 in 2011-2012, MPI’s branch network expanded to 54 nationwide.

  6. 2011

    M2U

    Maybank Group's proprietary internet banking service is finally introduced in the Philippines.

  7. 2012

    Maybank Philippines Inc. (MPI) announced the move of its offices to the Maybank Corporate Centre in Bonafacio Global City in Taguig.

  8. 2013

    Equity Infusion

    Maybank Group further infused USD100M equity into MPI, the largest infusion to-date.

    Maybank2E-Regional Cash, a state-of-the-art web-based corporate internet banking platform designed to serve cash management clients in the region, is introduced in the country.

  9. 2014

    Maybank Philippines announces the transformation of Maybank Resorts World Branch, opened in June 2014, into a 24/7 Maybank branch—the first in the country.

  10. 2016

    The Maybank Performing Arts Theatre, the first stand-alone theatre in central Metro Manila, Philippines, opens its doors to the publice.

  11. 2017

    Highest PBT

    MPI recorded an all-time high PBT of PHP 1.5B on the back of sustained growth in core business, Raised PHP 2B tier 2 capital via sub-loan drawdown from Parent Bank.

    MPI pursued an aggressive yet highly strategic branch expansion campaign which allowed the bank’s current branch network to grow to 74.

    Maybank Philippines Inc. marks their 20th year of operations with a series of flagship events aimed at engaging employees, stakeholders, customers, and the community.

  12. 2018

    Banking on the MOVE

    MPI kicked-off its entry into the digital banking arena with the launching of the improved Maybank2U PH app with enhanced security and user features, and the introduction of the Philippines' first fully-digital savings account, iSave.

    Through these innovations, MPI strengthened its commitment to financial inclusion by providing the unbanked with access to world-class banking services.

  13. 2019

    Sustained Business Growth in Targeted Segments and Products

    The year saw MPI growing its mortgage, cards and RSME portfolios, in addition to auto loans. The opening of a new Premier wealth center in Ayala Avenue and the launch of the Visa Infinite credit card also signaled its strong entry into the affluent and high networth segments. MPI further expanded its digital presence with iSave, an online-only account that enables customers to open fully online without having to go to a Maybank branch, and ably supported by a growing digital ecosystem.

  14. 2020

    Redefining Banking Experience

    Navigating through unprecedented times, Maybank Philippines' topmost priority during the pandemic has been to safeguard the well-being of its people and its customers.

    The MaybankPH 2U app and internet banking and the fully online account iSave have become the safe, secure and convenient solution for customers' day-to-day banking and payment needs when movement restrictions forced everyone to stay inside the comfort of their homes.

    Payment extensions on housing, auto and personal loans and credit cards was given at a time this respite was badly needed. Interbank fund transfer fees were waived for Maybank depositors. When lockdown conditions eased and rebuilding started, penalties and other charges were waived for payments and restructuring programs were offered to qualified clients.

    Stringent health and safety protocols were implemented in all Maybank offices and branches. On top of the Flexible Work Arrangement policy that was introduced early on, identified Maybank employees could opt to work remotely with the Mobile Working Arrangement policy.

    Focus shifted to building capabilities and developing capacity for the new normal through various online learning and development programs made available Groupwide, with the upskilling as a priority.

    "The year 2020 has only shown Maybank Philippines' resilience, overcoming the challenges brought about by the pandemic by remaining focused on its mission of humanising financial services."

    - Fauziah Hisham, Chairman of the Board, Maybank Philippines, Inc.