Well Link Bank Milestones
Banco Well Link, S.A. (Well Link Bank) was established in 1996 in Macau, and operates with a full banking license. The Bank was previously known as Banco Espírito Santo do Oriente, S. A., a Macau subsidiary of Banco Espírito Santo from Portugal, and was renamed as Novo Banco Asia, S.A. in 2014. We are committed to enhancing the platform between China and the Portuguese Speaking Countries, thus contributing to the economic development of the Great Bay Area.
Apr. 2017 - Well Link Bank introduced a group of powerful and professional shareholders. Leveraging on their support and background, the Bank plans to expand its business in the Greater Bay Area in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao.
2018 - The new shareholders made two capital injections to scale up the Bank, more than duplicating its capital base.
On July 1st 2018, Well Link Bank first Smart Branch has opened in Macau, providing innovative service solutions in a convenient location and comfortable setting.
In 2019, making full use of financial technology and making full use of the advantages of featured finance and professional services, WLB laid out its financial ecology with active expansion of its business. Meanwhile, the VISA credit card and the UnionPay credit card were issued successively, and the Bank is also one of the members of the underwriting group of the Ministry of Finance of the PRC in issuing 2 billion RMB of national bonds for the first time in Macao.
In 2020, Well Link Bank continued to strengthen investment in financial technology, optimized mobile banking services, launched smart deposits and upgraded the Jetco services. At the same time, the bank also developed“Well Link Securities" by providing Macao citizens a professional, convenient and high-quality stock investment channels with preferential commission and subscription fee.
In 2021, Well Link Bank opened the Macao's first barrier-free bank in Nova Taipa, and the second barrier-free bank in Fai Chi Kei, in order to further optimize the quality of financial services in the Macao community. So far, Well Link Bank has already opened seven branches in Macao and achieved the function of online account opening, striving to bring better financial technology into the community.