Permata Bank

Permata Bank is a large, private bank in Indonesia. It has over 280 branches and more than 2 million customers.

10 of Permata Bank's branches are devoted to sharia banking.

Permata Bank was founded in 2002 as the result of the merger of five smaller banks: Bank Universal Tbk, Bank Prima Express, Bank Patriot, Bank Bali Tbk and Bank Artamedia.

Standard Chartered Bank and PT Astra International took over operations of Permata Bank in 2004 Together, these two companies hold 89% of shares.

Permata Bank offers savings accounts, checking accounts, mutual funds, debit cards, credit cards and loans.

There are savings accounts for children.

Businesses can have loans and credit facilities.

Banking can be done by telephone, over the internet and via text message.

A priority banking service is available for high net worth customers.

Permata Bank is committed to corporate social responsibility via the program PermataHati, which focuses on furthering education and providing aid to victims of natural disasters in Indonesia.

An educational program offered by PermataHati teaches schoolchildren about banking and provides them with the opportunity to tour Permata Bank's branches.