Archive for July, 2018

Bank of Asia officially announced BVI launch

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Bank of Asia (BVI) Limited, the first digital bank in the British Virgin Islands and one of the first fully digital global cross-border banks, will host an official launch ceremony in the BVI on 19 July, 2018, with participation of Premier and Minister of Finance Orlando Smith, and other representatives of the financial industry. The BVI launch follows the introduction of the Bank in Asia during the recent 2018 BVI Asia Trade Mission in June.

Bank of Asia has received a Banking License in the BVI in March 2017 from the BVI FSC, to pioneer digital banking solutions in the territory and to provide banking services to offshore companies, trusts and high net worth individuals from different countries. Its customers will be able to access its digital platform from anywhere in the world, 24/7. The online platform was opened on 11 June, 2018.

BVI Finance also identified Bank of Asia as the main partner in the growth of Financial Services in the British Virgin Islands. Bank of Asia’s initial services include core banking services in US dollars. In 2019, the Bank expects to introduce debit cards and lending services. An affiliated company will provide wealth management, investment advisory and investment banking advisory services.