The Group began offering financial services in 1961, starting out as a small and medium enterprise (SME). Through its financial services arm Hong Leong Finance, Hong Leong Group has expanded its line of products and services over the years to cater to the financial needs of both individuals and the business community. Today, Hong Leong Finance is Singapore’s largest finance company, with a network of 28 branches islandwide. Its extensive suite of products and services includes fixed deposits and savings, mortgages and home loans, car loans and share financing.
To stay ahead of the game in the growing SME service market, Hong Leong Finance continues to expand its capabilities and remains the only finance company in Singapore which can provide corporate advisory services and business current accounts to corporate customers.
One of the Group’s best assets is its team of experienced staff, who are constantly commended for their personal touch and intuitive understanding of their customers’ needs. A full sponsor on the Singapore Stock Exchange’s Catalist board, HLF has been named “Domestic Finance Company of the Year” from 2011-2013 and “ASEAN Finance Company of the Year 2014” in the Asian Banking & Finance Retail Banking Awards.
Giving Companies a Boost
As “The SME Specialist”, Hong Leong Finance extends its expertise to SMEs as they embark on their own journey to success. It is a pioneer in the Local Enterprise Finance Scheme administered by government enterprise development agency, Spring Singapore. With more than 50 years of experience in supporting the SME community, Hong Leong Finance has twice been conferred the “Friends of Enterprise” award by the Spirit of Enterprise. This annual award goes to entrepreneurs who demonstrate capabilities in building sustainable businesses and possess the ability to overcome business challenges and adversity. Hong Leong Finance takes part in and sponsors numerous SME-related activities to promote the growth of the sector including supporting the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s Annual SMEs Conference since the event’s inauguration.
In 2010, Hong Leong Finance set up dedicated SME Centres in Singapore to better serve the corporate community. In addition to growing locally, the company is also dedicated to building the ‘Singapore brand’ by helping local SMEs spread their wings overseas. The company was a participant in the Internationalisation Finance Scheme to further assist SMEs in expanding overseas.
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