Krungsri President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Kenichi Yamato said; "We are delighted with this capital transfer completion. Krungsri extends a warm welcome to the new member of Krungsri Group - SHB Finance. Moreover, we would like to convey our appreciation to the relevant regulators and authorities for their approval and support. With the addition of SHB Finance in the Bank's portfolio, Krungsri firmly establishes its presence in 5 ASEAN countries, making great strides toward our commitment to connect customers' needs across the region."
"Vietnam's economy is expected to continue the high gearing, driven by an annual growth potential of around 6-7%, together with blooming business opportunities due to rising consumption. Krungsri is well-recognized as a leader in consumer finance. Our expertise and experience will be vital levers for SHB Finance to deliver superior services to its customers with enhanced smart and accessible consumer finance solutions. Krungsri is confident that its synergy with SHB Finance will strengthen SHB Finance's brand, performance, its position as a top player in the Vietnam consumer finance market."
Permanent Deputy Director of SHB Finance, Ms. Olena Khlon added "Vietnamese consumer finance market remains potential, with good management from the Governance, Vietnam is currently the ideal destination for overseas investors. With the partnership of Krungsri, a sound regional financial institution, will enable SHB Finance to quickly realize its goal of becoming one of the leading finance companies, and a companion for building a better life for all customer segments."
Krungsri, the fifth largest bank in Thailand in terms of assets, loans, and deposits, has overseas businesses in Lao PDR, the Philippines, Cambodia, and the latest one, Vietnam. The Bank also has a representative office in Myanmar.
Source: Bank of Ayudhya