Bank Account Opening

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Popular Corporate Bank Accounts

AstroBank (ex-Pireaus) | Cyprus
Rietumu Bank | Latvia
RCB Bank Ltd | Cyprus
Choice Bank Ltd | Belize
Bank of Cyprus PLC | Cyprus
Hellenic Bank PLC | Cyprus

Browse Banks by Region

United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB) | Singapore

Founded in 1935, UOB is a multinational bank headquartered in Singapore, with over 500 offices in 19 countries across Asia Pacific, North America and Western Europe. Revenue S$8.050 billion (2015), net income  S$3.210 billion (2015), total assets US$231.6 billion (2015), and over 12,000 employees. www.uobgroup.com.

Societe Generale | Singapore

Societe Generale in Singapore has since 1979 been offering a wide range of banking services to corporate, institutional and public clients. It is the biggest issuer of ETFs in Singapore. From its' Singapore office, SG manages the representative offices located in Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam.

Standard Chartered Bank | Singapore

Standard Chartered has a history of 157 years in Singapore, opening its first branch in 1859 and in 1999 received a Qualifying Full Bank (QFB) license. It employs around 7,000 people in Singapore and has a network of 17 branches. Group revenue €25.639 billion (2015), group profit €4.001 billion (2015). website: www.sc.com/sg

OCBC Bank | Singapore

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (OCBC) was founded in 1932. Today it has assets of more than 224 billion SGD. Based on Bloomberg, in 2011 OCBC is the number one of the world's strongest $100 billion assets banks. The bank's global network consists of offices in 18 countries, serving in Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Australia, the UK and US. www.ocbc.com

Bank of Singapore | Singapore

It is a Singapore-based private banking institution, formerly known as ING Asia Private Bank, acquired by OCBC in 2009 for US$1.46 billion. As at June 2016, the bank was managing approximately US$61 billion of assets of high-net-worth individuals. It is rated Aa1 by Moody's. www.bankofsingapore.com

DBS Bank Ltd | Singapore

Founded in 1968, it is a Singaporean multinational banking and financial services corporation. It is the largest bank in South East Asia and among the larger banks in Asia. It has strong capital position, and "AA-" and "Aa1" credit ratings. Operating income over SG$8 billions, net income over SG$3 billions and total assets over US$332 billions, with 21,000 employees. www.dbs.com

Euro Pacific Bank Ltd | St. Vincent & The Grenadines

Regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in St. Vincent and the Grenadines as a Class A International Bank.  Class A banks must maintain a paid-up capital of US$1 million.  There are presently five international banks licensed in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, regulated under International Banks Act of 2004, and being subject to onsite inspections at least every 12 – 18 months. www.europacbank.com.

Loyal Bank | St. Vincent & The Grenadines

Founded in 1997, it now is the largest bank in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. It prides itself for being a conservative and prudently managed bank. The Head Office is in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and has a European representative office in Budapest, Hungary.

European American Investment Bank AG (Euram) | Austria

Founded in 1999, Euram Bank is a retail bank based in Vienna, Austria. It is a wholly owned by management and private investors and served local and international clients. It is a member of the Deposit Insurance Guarantee scheeme so that all deposits up to 100,000 euros to be fully hedged. www.eurambank.com

Expobank CY Branch | Cyprus

Expobank is one of the oldest banks in Latvia (1991), with a branch in Cyprus since 2010. It offers current accounts and credit transfers, remote account management, short–term and long–term deposits, currency exchange operations and financing of commercial transactions. Has a fairly good internet banking.

PromSvyazBank CY Branch | Cyprus

A branch of the Russian PromSvyazBank. The PSB-Cyprus branch is a member of the Cyprus Central Bank Deposit protection scheme and it is registered with the Central Bank of Cyprus since 2001. It employees mostly Russian-speaking staff and its' opening hours are the same as of the Moscow office. PSB ranks among the 15 largest Russian banks.

Societe Generale Bank Ltd | Cyprus

Founded in 1985 and offers banking services to both resident and non-resident clientele in all fields of financial services, such as corporate banking, retail banking, private banking. Societe Generale de Banque au Liban is the sole shareholder.

RCB Bank Ltd | Cyprus

Founded in 1995, formerly known as Russian Commercial Bank, until November 2013 when it renamed to RCB.  It is based in Limassol, with branches in Cyprus and Luxembourg.  It is an international bank offering full range of banking services.

Bank of Cyprus PLC | Cyprus

Founded in 1899 with over 4,000 employees and 56 million net income.  It is the biggest bank in Cyprus with €1.42 billion market capitalisation as of 30 January 2017.  Offers full range banking services and very userfriendly e-banking. www.bankofcyprus.com

AstroBank (ex-Pireaus) | Cyprus

AstroBank is the new name of former Piraeus Bank Ltd, Cyprus, after its' acquisition during late 2016. AstroBank, former Piraeus Bank,  is an independent bank regulated by the Central Bank of Cyprus from 2007. Offers full range services. www.astrobank.com.

Hellenic Bank PLC | Cyprus

Founded in 1976. It is the second largest bank of Cyprus with a 13.1% share of deposits and 7.9% of the loans market as of June 2016.   Total assets €7.1 billion and revenue €152.1 million ,with about 1,500 employees.  Offers full range services. www.hellenicbank.com

Saint George Bankers & Trust | Georgia

Saint George Bankers & Trust is a licensed financial institution with over 20 years of experience specializing in money transmission and foreign exchange services for businesses who trade internationally. It prides itself for being available all year round, for its' rapid transactions at no extra cost, and for its' online services, as per www.stgeorgebankers.com

Wirecard Bank | Germany

It is a member of the Deposit Protection Fund of the Association of German Banks (Einlagensicherungsfonds des Bundesverbandes deutscher Banken) and is subject to supervision by the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BAFin). It is a member of Visa, MasterCard and JCB International, as well as being licensed to conclude credit card acceptance contracts (acquiring) and issue cards (issuing). Wirecard Bank is a leading international acquirer, as per www.wirecardbank.com

Baltikums Bank (Blue Orange) AS | Latvia

Baltikums Bank is now BlueOrange Bank. Founded in 2001 in Latvia and in 2009 opens first overseas branch in Cyprus. As on 01/01/2015, liquidity ration 80.39%, return on equity 24.1% and return on assets 2.5%. Assets 684.2 million euros. www.blueorangebank.com.

ABVL Bank | Latvia

Founded in 1993 as Aizkraukles Banka and renamed to ABLV in 2011. It today is one of the largest private banks in the Baltic states, headquartered in Riga. Net income €69.04 mln (2015), total assets €4928.12 mln (2015), total equity €281.45 mln (2015). www.abvl.com

Norvik Banka | Latvia

Founded in 1992, it is one of the oldest commercial banks in Latvia. It is the 8th largest bank in Latvia by assets. Its' capital adequacy ratio as of the end of 2014 has been 15.19%. The bank’s liquidity ratio has reached 58.75%. Total assets €996.39 m. (2014), total equity €100.96 m. (2014), over 600 employees. www.norvik.eu

Rietumu Bank | Latvia

Founded in 1992, Rietumu is a Latvian commercial bank, one of the largest private banks in the Baltic States. The bank’s representative offices operate in Moscow, Kiev, Minsk, Almaty, Bucharest and Yerevan. Total equity €432,841 million, total assets €3,785,767 billion, and over 700 employees. www.rietumu.com.

AS PrivatBank | Latvia

It is a subsidiary of the Ukrainian bank PrivatBank. Prior to 2007, the bank was known as AS Banka Paritate.  AS "PrivatBank" paid-up share capital is €86,349,556.  www.privatbank.lv

EFG Bank von Ernst | Liechtenstein

It is a member of the EFG International. Was formed from the Liechtenstein-based subsidiary of the former Bank von Ernst & Co AG, founded in 1869 in Berne, Switzerland.

NEUE Bank AG | Liechtenstein

Founded in 1992, this is a classic Liechtenstein private bank.  This is an owner-managed banking establishment.

VOLKSBANK AG | Liechtenstein

There are several European banks that operate under the name "Volksbank". Volksbank AG started its' operations in Liechtenstein in 1997 as a classic private banking firm, and in 2005 it extended its' activities to include retail banking.

Kaiser Partner Privatbank AG | Liechtenstein

Founded in 1931, its' head office is in Vaduz, Liechtenstein. A family-owned wealth management group and private bank.

EFG Bank CY Branch | Luxembourg

A global private banking group headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, with a branch in Cyprus since 2015. EFG International operates in around 30 locations worldwide, and its shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Spakasse Bank Malta PLC | Malta

Founded in 2000 as a licensed Credit Institution. It is also in possession of two Investment Services licences: Category 2: authorised to provide any Investment Service, and to hold or control Clients’ Money or Customers’ Assets, but not to deal for their own account or underwrite; and Category 4a: authorised to act as trustees or custodians of Collective Investment Schemes.

Bank of Valetta PLC | Malta

Founded in 1974, it is oldest financial services provider in Malta and one of the largest. As of 2014 the bank had 44 branches, 6 regional business centres, with representative offices in Australia, Belgium, Libya and Italy. Net income €64.45 mln (2014), total assets €8.2 bln (2014), and over 1500 employees (2014).

Jordan International Bank PLC | United Kingdom

Founded in 1984, it offers a full range of retail and investment banking services. Shareholders of the bank are The Housing Bank for Trade and Finance, holding 75% and Arab Jordan Investment Bank holding 25%. Deposits are protected up to a total of £75,000 by the UK's Financial Services Compensation Scheme. For the year to 31.12.2015, the Bank generated pre-tax profits of £5.97m (2014: £6.25m), total assets £389m (2014: £342m) and the return on equity was 5.9% (2014: 7.6%). www.jordanbank.co.uk

Breder Suasso | New Zealand

It is a Financial Service Provider (FSP) registered in New Zealand in the Financial Service Providers Register under number FSP360686. It offers services as a Financial Service Provider but is not offering services as a Registered Bank or as a licensed Non-Bank Deposit Taker. Breder Suasso is neither regulated nor supervised by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand or the Financial Market Authority. www.bredersuasso.com

Choice Bank Ltd | Belize

An international bank chartered in Belize. It consists of 2 separate business units, Choice Capital Commercial Banking and Choice Bank Card Services.  It is chartered under the Belize International Banking Act of 1996, which allows international business with non-resident personal and corporate clientele. The Central Bank of Belize monitors and regulates Choice Bank’s business.  www.choicebankltd.com

Caye International Bank | Belize

Founded in 2003, and regulated by the Central Bank of Belize, as an Unrestricted "A" Class International Banking License. It has liquidity about twice the Belize legal minimum, as per www.cayebank.bz.

Barclays Bank | Dubai

Barclays Bank PLC (Dubai International Financial Centre Branch) is regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority. Barclays Bank PLC (DIFC Branch) only undertakes the financial services activities that fall within the scope of its existing DFSA licence. Related financial products or services are only available to Professional Clients, as defined by the DFSA. As per www.barclays.ae.

Everything you need to know for Bank Account Opening

AGP has over the years built up an international banking network with over 100 banks from all over the world.  Members of our Banking Services Department are specializing in assisting our clients on every step towards successfully opening bank account, whether personal, corporate or for private banking.

All members of our team are ex-bank employees or persons who have been in the banking service for many years, with the Department itself being headed by Laoura Kartapani who has been in the banking industry for 30 years, having served as branch manager of Alpha Bank Cyprus Ltd.

During the preparation of a bank application on behalf of our clients, members of the AGP Banking Services Department will:

  • Verify all documentation to be provided to the bank, including corporate and/or personal documents.
  • Prepare world-check and KYC verification in order to ensure that the client's due diligence will be approved.
  • Complete all bank forms which will then be sent over to our clients for signing.
  • Submit the full banking package to the relevant bank and liaise with the appointed bank officer for any clarifications or further information.
  • Follow up the account opening process until account allocation and banking account number is received.

PLEASE NOTE:

AGP fees for a bank account opening varies, depending to the complexity of the situation.   A quotation will be sent once we have a general picture of the bank account to be opened, which will not include any banking fees or expenses.

  • Notarized copy of passport.
  • Original or Certified copy of utility bill proving the Applicant's residential address (up to 3 months old).
  • Bank reference letter (up to 3 months old).
  • Signed Application Form.
  • Biography (CV).

PLEASE NOTE:

  • All documents must be in English, or translated in English language with the translator's name and contact details (including telephone number) to be clearly stated.

For the Company:

A full set of true copies of the following corporate documents:

  • Certificate of Incorporation.
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association.
  • Certificate of Directors or a resolution appointing the company directors and secretary (if applicable).
  • Certificate of Registered Office Address.
  • Certificate of Shareholders and a Share Certificate(s).
  • Certificate of Good Standing if the company is older than 1 year.
  • Corporate Structure showing the Company's connection with the ultimate beneficial owner(s).

For each beneficial owner, director and authorised signatory:

  • Notarized copy of passport.
  • Original or Certified copy of utility bill proving the Applicant's residential address (up to 3 months old).
  • Bank reference letter (up to 3 months old).
  • Signed Application Form.
  • Biography (CV).

In the event where the company director(s) or shareholder(s) are legal entities, please provide:

A set of legalized company documents consisting of:

  • Copy of all corporate documents (Memorandum & Articles of Association, Certificate of Incorporation, Certificate of Directors, etc., including any trust deeds etc.,).
  • Corporate Structure showing the Company's connection with the ultimate beneficial owner(s).
  • Copy of Corporate Register.
  • Certificate of Good Standing or Certificate of Incumbency issued by the company secretary.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • All documents must be in English, or translated in English language with the translator's name and contact details (including telephone number) to be clearly stated.