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Dee C. Chuan

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China Bank, founded by Dee C. Chuan, Albino SyCip and other visionaries, opened its first office at No. 90 Quintin Paredes Street, Binondo on August 16, 1920, with J.W. McFerran as the first general manager.
He was the youngest president of the Philippine Chinese General Chamber of Commerce from 1919 to 1924 (later renamed as the Filipino Chinese General Chamber of Commerce Inc. or FCGCCI) and founded China Banking Corporation (China Bank) in 1920.

Albino SyCip

Albino Z. SyCip
China Bank, founded by Dee C. Chuan, Albino SyCip and other visionaries, opened its first office at No. 90 Quintin Paredes Street, Binondo on August 16, 1920, with J.W. McFerran as the first general manager.
The son of immigrants from Fujian province, China, he co-founded Chinabank, establishing branches in Amoy and Shanghai, China.

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It was the first privately owned local commercial bank in the Philippines initially catering to the banking needs of Chinese Filipino businessmen.
The Chinese Filipino business magnate, Henry Sy built his business empire out of his Shoe Mart department store chain, now has business interests in banking where he is majority owner of Banco de Oro, a commercial bank as well as owning a substantial interest in China Banking Corporation, a bank that offers seed capital catering to the needs of Chinese Filipino businessmen.

BancNet

In 1990, China Bank, along with seven other banks, set up BancNet, currently the country's largest ATM network.
BancNet was founded on July 17, 1990 as the Philippines' second ATM consortium when the ATMs of eight banks, PCI Bank (later Equitable PCI Bank, now Banco de Oro), Security Bank, Chinabank, RCBC, Allied Bank(now part of PNB), Metrobank, International Exchange Bank (now part of UnionBank) and CityTrust Banking Corp. (now part of BPI) formed BancNet.

Planters Development Bank

In September 2013, China Bank forged a deal to acquire a majority stake in Planters Development Bank (Plantersbank), a development-oriented finance institution nationally acclaimed as the country's lead bank for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Planters Development Bank, more commonly known as Plantersbank, is the largest privately owned and managed development bank in the Philippines as well as a China Banking Corporation subsidiary with total assets of over Php 50 billion offering banking products and services to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).Plantersbank is a member of MegaLink but since 2016, it merged with Chinabank.

Manulife China Bank Life Assurance Corporation

In 2007, China Bank entered into a Bancassurance joint venture with The Manufactures Life Insurance Company, one of the leading insurance companies in the world, to form Manulife China Bank Life Assurance Corporation (MCBLife), and acquired the majority shares in Manila Bank, one of the oldest savings banks in the country.
Manulife China Bank Life Assurance Corporation (MCBLife) is a joint venture company set up between the China Banking Corporation (China Bank) and Manulife Philippines, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Canadian company Manulife Financial, one of the leading life insurance companies in the world.

SM Investments

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SM Group: 37%
China Banking Corporation - 30% ownership

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China Banking Corporation, commonly known as China Bank, is a Filipino bank established in 1920.

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It was the first privately owned local commercial bank in the Philippines initially catering to the banking needs of Chinese Filipino businessmen.

Binondo

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China Bank, founded by Dee C. Chuan, Albino SyCip and other visionaries, opened its first office at No. 90 Quintin Paredes Street, Binondo on August 16, 1920, with J.W. McFerran as the first general manager.

Xiamen

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China Bank later opened two overseas branches in China, one in Amoy in 1925 and another in Shanghai in 1929.

Shanghai

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China Bank later opened two overseas branches in China, one in Amoy in 1925 and another in Shanghai in 1929.

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When the Japanese occupational forces invaded Manila in 1942, China Bank closed.

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However, by the end of 1941, the Bank had been making steady deposits and turning over assets to the United States High Commissioner to the Philippines Francis Bowes Sayre Sr. for safekeeping, with the help of the officials of the US Treasury Department of Manila.

Francis Bowes Sayre Sr.

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However, by the end of 1941, the Bank had been making steady deposits and turning over assets to the United States High Commissioner to the Philippines Francis Bowes Sayre Sr. for safekeeping, with the help of the officials of the US Treasury Department of Manila.

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With these overseas assets and the Bureau of Banking’s full cooperation, China Bank reopened in 1945 and was listed on the Manila Stock Exchange in 1947 as among the first local banks to be listed.

Cebu

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It opened its first branch outside Manila in Cebu in 1949.

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