TABInsights conducts an annual evaluation of leading banks in SME banking in Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, resulting in a Top 10 ranking. The candidates are assessed on various factors, including the size and growth of their SME business and its contribution to overall bank revenue, their ability to serve and expand their customer base, financial performance, risk management, process automation, ecosystem building, and progress in developing their sustainable finance and advisory framework, as well as improving their knowledge and skills in lending practices to thrive in the green-financing market. This year's evaluation of SME banking highlights how banks are emerging from the pandemic and assisting clients in expanding their operations in the region by digitizing their processes and embarking on sustainable initiatives.
|Rank 2023||Rank 2023||Country||Financial Institution||Organisation||Corporate Strategy||SME Customer||Financial Performance||Risk Management||Technology and Operations||Sustainable and Green Financing||Total Scores|
|Total Scores Achievable||10||5||10||10||5||5||5||50|
|4||9||Malaysia||Hong Leong Bank||6.0||5.0||4.8||6.6||2.0||2.2||1.5||28.1|
|6||n/a||UAE||First Abu Dhabi Bank||4.2||5.0||5.3||7.3||1.3||2.2||1.5||26.8|
Our assessment comprises of the following KPI per dimension: