Campu Bank, a major bank in the Kingdom of Cambodia and JCB have inked deal launch a JCB merchant acquiring service to accept JCB cards at about 650 locations including their merchant terminals and ATMs in Cambodia.
Campu Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Public Bank Berhad which is one of the largest and strongest domestic banking groups in Malaysia. Campu Bank has been accorded with a number of prestigious international awards – “Domestic Retail Bank of the Year – Cambodia” for four consecutive years from 2012 to 2015 by the reputable publisher, Asian Banking & Finance magazine and “USD Straight-Through-Processing Excellence Award” by Deutsche Bank, New York for four consecutive years from 2011 to 2014.
Campu says the past few years and the launch of the merchant acceptance service and ATMs to accept JCB cards by Campu Bank is very timely to cater to this market segment. We believe this partnership will add value to the card acceptance network, provide greater convenience to JCB card members and contribute towards the growth of tourism in Cambodia.
JCB says it positioning Mekong region as a strategically important market for JCB global business expansion. Tourists from Asia Pacific such as Japan, China, Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam, where it is expanding JCB cardmember base, are expected to increase more and more because of its geographic closeness and attractive destination for business investment.
Commenced banking business in Cambodia in 1992, Campu Bank has become one of the leading commercial banks in Cambodia with a network of 27 branches. Campu Bank’s paid-up capital of USD90 million is one of the highest among the commercial banks in Cambodia.
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