Security Bank Ranked No 1 on Return on Assets Among 500 Banks in Asia

The Asian Banker, a Singapore-based financial publication, in its 2011 listing of the top 500 banks in Asia, cited Security Bank Corporation (SBC) as the bank with the highest return on assets (ROA) in the Asia Pacific region, besting the big multinational banks in the region.  The publication also ranked Security Bank as the bank with the 5th highest Return on Equity, coming in after banks from New Zealand, Indonesia and China.  Security Bank likewise emerged as the 28th strongest bank in the Asia Pacific and the third strongest bank in the Philippines, based on a criteria that considered scale, balance sheet growth, risk profile, profitability, asset quality and liquidity. This impressive display of Security Bank