Bangkok Bank Limited, Kuala Lumpur Branch opened its door for business on 23 January 1959 offering a full range of commercial banking services.
On 20 May 1993, Bangkok Bank Limited, Bangkok ("Parent Bank") changed its status to a public company required by the Securities & Stock Exchange Act, Thailand and thus, the Parent Bank became known as Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited, likewise the Kuala Lumpur Branch.
In compliance with Bank Negara Malaysia's requirement on all foreign banks to be locally incorporated, Bangkok Bank Berhad (“BBB”) was incorporated on 12 May 1994 to take over the whole operations of Kuala Lumpur Branch of Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited.
BBB is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited with an authorized and paid up share capital of RM400 million. The principal activities of BBB are banking and related financial services.
BBB has only one subsidiary which is BBL Nominees (Tempatan) Sdn Bhd. The principal activity of the subsidiary is provision of nominees services.