, more formally known as East West Banking Corporation
, is a medium-sized commercial bank
in the Philippines
and the first commercial bank to be licensed in twenty years. Its headquarters is at the 20th floor of PBCom Tower
with extension offices at San Miguel Properties
building (credit card operations), Hanston Building
(customer care), Salustiana Ty Tower
and Pasong Tamo Extension
(formerly the country head office of Levi's Philippines). The Bank is expected to consolidate all units into the podium floors of the Beaufort
, the flagship luxury condominium project of Filinvest Development Corporation
at the Bonifacio Global City, slated to open in 2012.
EastWest Bank was born on July 6, 1994 as the Philippines' thirty-fourth commercial bank. It was on that date that the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
granted EastWest Bank its commercial banking license. Backed-up by a formidable real-estate industry stalwart, the Filinvest Group of Companies, EastWest Bank formally opened its doors to the public along Senator Gil Puyat Avenue, Makati
on August 1, 1994.
A forward-looking culture has enabled EastWest Bank to pioneer innovations in banking, particularly in its online banking facilities. Five years into its operations, EastWest Bank has embarked on a full computerization program that has made possible a more efficient delivery system of bank products and services through its growing nationwide network of branches. It moved to its present headquarters at the... Read More