First Commercial Bank - Moody's Global Credit Research

First Commercial Bank

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Global Credit Research Credit Opinion 16 JUN 2014 Credit Opinion: First Commercial Bank First Commercial Bank Taipei, Taiwan Ratings Category Moody's Rating Outlook Stable Bank Deposits A3/P-2 Bank Financial Strength D+ Baseline Credit...

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First Commercial Bank - Company Profile – 2013/02/26 – $550.00 – ...First Commercial Bank (FCB) is Taiwan's fifth-largest bank in terms of total assets and loans, with market shares of 5.6% and 6.3%, respectively, as of 30 September 2012. As of the same date, the bank reported a consolidated asset base of TWD2.1 trillion (USD71.1 billion). FCB provides a range of retail and corporate banking products, as well as trust services. It operates mainly in Taiwan, with a network of 188 branches as of 30 September 2012. The bank's international operations include 1 overseas business unit, 15 branches, 1 representative office, 2 sub-branches of Phnom Penh branch in Cambodia and a US subsidiary, First Commercial Bank (USA), with 7 branches. FCB was founded in 1899 and privatised in 1998. In January 2003, First Financial Holding Company, Ltd. (First FHC) was incorporated and became FCB's holding company in a share swap arrangement. At that time, FCB became a wholly owned unlisted subsidiary of First FHC, which is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (stock code: 2892)....

Correction to Text, January 31, 2012 Release: Moody's affirms A3 ratings of three banks in Taiwan; downgrades short-term ratings to P-2 from P-1 - Announcement – 2013/02/04 – $150.00 – Global Credit Research Announcement 4 FEB 2013 Announcement: Chang Hwa Commercial Bank Correction to Text, January 31, 2012 Release: Moody's affirms A3 ratings of three banks in Taiwan; downgrades short-term ratings to P-2 from P-1...

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