Bangkok Bank Public Co. Ltd.


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Nov 17, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 1,908.84M

Currency in THB

Company profile

Market(Ticker): BKK(BBL)
Regional Banks
Full time employees: --

Business summary

Bangkok Bank Public Co. Ltd. engages in the provision of banking services. It operates through the following business segments: Domestic Banking, International Banking, Investment Banking and Others. The Domestic Banking segment provides financial services in domestic. Its main products and services are loans, deposits, trade finance, remittances and payments, electronic services, credit cards, debit cards and related other financial services. The International Banking segment provides financial services through overseas branches and subsidiaries. Its main products and services are loans, deposits, foreign exchange services, international fund transfers and payments, and export and import services. The Investment Banking segment provides project services, corporate finance services, financial advisory services, securities business services, business strategic management by trading financial instruments including liquidity management of the Bank. The Others segment include banking and investment banking business provide fund management services, securities services, assets management services and others, including operating expenses not allocated to operating segments. Bangkok Bank was founded by Chin Sophonpanich on November 20, 1944 and is headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand.

Company background

Bangkok Bank is Thailand's largest commercial bank and one of the largest regional banks in Southeast Asia with total assets of around $75 billion. It operates more than 1,200 branches.

The bank was established in 1944 by ethnic Chinese Chin Sophonpanich starting from two shop houses in Bangkok's Chinatown. Chin's second son, Chatri, who was the bank's president from 1980 to 1992, put the bank on a fast growth track. Chatri is currently the bank's chairman, his eldest son Chartsiri has been president since 1994.

The bank has been expanding abroad since 1954 when it opened its first overseas branch in Hong Kong. Branches in Tokyo and Singapore followed. Currently, Bangkok Bank has around 30 branches in more than 10 countries and regions. It has an especially strong presence in China, where it has branches in major cities such as Shanghai and Beijing.

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Financial highlights

Dec 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 151,696M
Gross profit --
Operating income 38,574M
Income before tax 39,527M
Net income 31,815M
Diluted EPS 16.67
Dividends per share 6.5
Total assets 2,944.23B
Total liabilities 2,564.98B
Total equity 379,015M
Operating cash flow 52,702M

Currency in THB

Revenue 4,299.70M
Gross profit --
Operating income 1,093.34M
Income before tax 1,120.36M
Net income 901.77M
Diluted EPS 0.47
Dividends per share 0.18
Total assets 82,216.94M
Total liabilities 71,626.61M
Total equity 10,583.90M
Operating cash flow 1,493.79M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Dec 2016

PER 9.56
ROA 1.10%
ROE 8.58%
Operating margin 25.42%
Profit margin 20.97%

Key executive

  • President & Executive Director: Chartsiri Sophonpanich
  • EVP, Manager-Accounting & Finance Division: Benjaporn Prisuwanna
  • SEVP-Technology Division: Suteera Sripaibulya
  • Executive Director & Senior Executive VP: Suvarn Thansathit
  • Executive Director & Senior EVP: Chansak Fuangfu

Share holders

  • Social Security Office of Thailand(2.8%)
  • Bangkok Insurance Public Co., Ltd. (Investment Portfolio)(1.7%)
  • BBL Asset Management Co., Ltd.(1.5%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(0.8%)
  • Government Savings Bank of Thailand (Investment Portfolio)(0.7%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(0.6%)
  • Swai-Prapas & Butra Co., Ltd.(0.5%)
  • Bangkok Life Assurance Public Co., Ltd. (Investment Portfolio)(0.5%)
  • Chatrian Holding Co. Ltd.(0.5%)


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  • Address: 333 Silom Road, Bang Rak, Bangkok, 10500, Thailand
  • Phone: +

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