AYA Bank was licensed by the Central Bank of Myanmar on 2 July 2010 and relicensed under the Financial Institutions Law 2016 as a full service universal bank. The bank has grown rapidly over the past seven years to become the second largest in the country, with  branches, [1.4m customer], Kyat [4.7] trillion customer deposits and [150 billion] Shareholders’ Equity as at the end of September 2017. Top 100 depositors represent about 6% of total deposits, underlining the general public’s confidence in the bank.
As a member of the UN Global Compact (UNGC), AYA Bank is committed to implement global standards in Corporate Governance and compliance best practices in its management and operations. Consequently, since 2014-15, AYA Bank is the only bank in Myanmar to be IFRS compliant and the only one audited under International Standards of Auditing (ISA) by a big-four international firm. The bank has also attracted and retained talented staff with both domestic and international exposure and has invested significantly in Learning & Development as a way to ensure long-term sustainable growth for the communities it serves.
For the years ahead, the bank will continue to extend its branch network throughout Myanmar while concurrently investing in state-of-the-art Core Banking, Digital Banking and Fintech platforms. AYA Bank aims to provide uniform Omni-channel interface offering innovative products and services across all customer segments. AYA Bank will also continue to focus on deepening relationships with customers, providing best-in-class customer service, and leveraging technology as the enabler to rapidly expand the customer base. The bank also aims to further strengthen its governance, risk and compliance structure as a measure to ensure balance and sustain growth.