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3 Quick Facts About DBS

DBS logo DBS Group Holdings Limited (SGX: D05) is a leading financial services group in Asia, with over 200 branches across 15 markets. Let’s take a look at 3 facts about them.

  1. DBS has won a bevy of awards (shown in the image below). It was also honoured as the Bank of the Year 2012, Asia by The Banker, a member of the Financial Times Group.

3 quick facts abt DBS

(Source: DBS Corporate Site)

2. DBS fully acquired POSBank on 16 November 1998 for S$1.6 billion and consequently, POSBank ceased to exist as a statutory board under the Ministry of Finance. Now, POSBank serves over 4 million customers.

 3. For the first half-year of 2013, an interim dividend of 28.0 Singapore cents per share was declared. This represents 37.2% of the net profits. DBS goes ex-dividend today and the dividends will be credited to shareholders’ accounts on 7th October 2013.

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