WESTPAC BANKING CORPORATION
Sector: Foreign Money Center Bnks
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Westpac Banking Corporation provides various retail and commercial banking, wealth management, and financial services in Australia and New Zealand. The company offers various financial products, including savings and check accounts, demand and term deposits, credit cards, and personal and housing loans to individuals and small to medium-size businesses. It also offers wealth management services, which include managed investments, such as mutual funds; personal and business superannuation, including pensions; life insurance; income protection; discount securities broking; margin lending; client portfolio administration, including Wrap platforms; and portfolio management and administration of corporate superannuation. In addition, the company provides banking, financial, and advisory services to corporate, institutional, and government customers. As of September 30, 2005, Westpac had 1,056 branches throughout Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands. The company was founded in 1817. It was formerly known as the Bank of New South Wales and changed its name to Westpac Banking Corporation in 1982. Westpac is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.