标准-渣打银行 Standard Chartered Bank (Thai) PCL
() is the Thai arm of Standard Chartered Bank
, and serves both consumer and wholesale banking customers.
Standard Chartered Bank has been in Thailand
when the Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China
first established a branch in Bangkok
In 1999, Standard Chartered acquired 75% of the shares of Thailand's Nakornthon Bank for THB 12.377 billion (GBP 193 million). Twenty-five per cent of the shares are held by the Financial Institutions Development Fund, a fund established by the Bank of Thailand
, which has recapitalised Nakornthon to approximately THB 7 billion (GBP 109 million). Nakornthon Bank was established in 1933 under the name Wang Lee Chan Bank, but changed its name to Nakornthon Bank in 1985. After the acquisition, Standard Chartered changed the bank's name to Standard Chartered Nakornthon Bank. At the time of the acquisition, Nakornthon Bank, with 67 domestic branches, was the second oldest Thai bank. With assets of approximately GBP 1 billion, it ranked 12th out of 13 Thai commercial banks by asset size.
In 2005 Standard Chartered merged its Bangkok branch into Standard Chartered Nakornthon Bank, and renamed the new entity Standard Chartered Bank (Thai) PCL.