History & Profile

Far East National Bank (FENB) was founded in 1974 as the first federally chartered Asian American bank in the United States.

FENB is a subsidiary of Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ: CATY), a publicly traded company on NASDAQ Global Select Market headquartered in Los Angeles. Cathay General Bancorp is also the holding company for Cathay Bank, a California state-chartered bank.

FENB is located in California, providing corporate and individual banking services through 9 branches in Los Angeles, Orange County, Silicon Valley, and San Francisco, and operates an overseas representative office in Beijing.

The Bank provides a wide spectrum of financial services, which encompass commercial real estate lending, corporate banking, investments, treasury and foreign exchange, and other consumer businesses.

As the Bank continues to expand its business horizon in greater breadth and depth, our vision of becoming a premier financial service provider to help our customers succeed has never been clearer. Our full-service branches and specialized groups stand ready to satisfy customers’ needs and exceed their expectations. We are your key to the Pacific Rim.