Under the decision, the branch's charter capital can now be raised from the current US$20 million to US$70 million.
The Ho Chi Minh City branch of DBS Bank Ltd. is responsible for implementing its recapitalisation programme in accordance with applicable laws. After the completion of all recapitalisation procedures, the Ho Chi Minh City branch will have to submit the documents on revising its charter capital to the SBV.
DBS Bank Ltd. is one of the largest banks in Southeast Asia, with more than 280 branches spread across 18 markets. The bank opened its office in Ho Chi Minh City in 2010.
As of September 2015, DBS Bank Ltd. earned US$5.246 billion in net interest income.