ANZ traces its origins to the Bank of Australasia, which opened its first office in Sydney, Australia in 1835. The bank established a Melbourne office in 1838, where ANZ's world headquarters is located today.
In our 180 year operating history, ANZ has grown to become one of the world’s leading financial services groups and safest banks and one of the world’s 50 largest listed banks by market capitalisation . ANZ is a top 5 listed company on the Australian Securities Exchange (with over 480,000 shareholders) and the largest bank in New Zealand; with over 48,500 staff servicing over 10 million customers worldwide. ANZ is among the highest-rated banks globally having retained an ‘AA’ band credit rating with all three major rating agencies, namely Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s and Fitch .
ANZ is executing a focused strategy to build ‘the best connected, most respected’ bank across the Asia Pacific region, and in doing so provide shareholders with above-peer earnings growth. The super-regional strategy leverages the strength of ANZ’s Australia and New Zealand foundations and established presence in Asia and the Pacific to better meet the needs of customers and capture the banking opportunities linked to regional capital, trade and wealth flows.
As provider of Transaction Banking services to organisations ranging from local businesses to some of the world’s leading multi-national companies, ANZ has a proven track record partnering with and meeting the unique and differing needs of our customers.
ANZ’s combination of geographic location and footprint in the region, coupled with enhanced Trade and Supply Chain, Clearing and Payments & Cash Management services, ensure ANZ is well positioned to better service customers’ growing activities in the Asia Pacific region.
> Market capitalisation of AUD85 billion and assets of AUD772 billion
> Operates in 33 markets globally with representation in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Pacific, Europe, America and Middle East
> Representation in 15 markets across Asia and 12 across the Pacific, with 1,100 branches globally
> Largest Institutional bank in Australia and a clear leader in the natural resources sector (Trade/ Supply Chain)