Announcements


  • AUB releases PayMate Botty Social and Web Commerce Solution

    Asia United Bank (AUB) has recently rolled out PayMate Botty, a 2-in-1 social and web commerce solution to help merchants with end to end online dine-in and pick up order acceptance, payment processing and order fulfillment.

    AUB first vice president and head of cards and acquiring business Mags V. Surtida announced, "PayMate Botty will allow our merchants to offer their products in social apps like Facebook through Messenger and a website through a URL we will create for them. The Philippines has been known as the "Social Media Capital of the World." A recent report done by We Are Social, a socially-led creative agency, showed that a Filipino spends an average of 3 hours and 53 minutes on social media whereas the average time spent worldwide is 2 hours and 24 minutes, which not surprisingly, made the Philippines top the list. There are about 45 Million Filipino users active on Facebook alone according to www.statista.com. The premise for rolling out our social and web commerce solution is that businesses should be in the same space as its customers. PayMate Botty only entails a single set-up in our back-end and it opens merchants to be in multiple digital stores. We now have Facebook and soon Viber, plus more social apps we will be partnering with in the future".

    "We want to provide an end to end solution for our merchants during this pandemic situation be it for business recovery or business survival. Aside from QR payment acceptance, our merchants will soon be able to accept InstaPay/bank payments, further promoting digital payment among consumers in the process." said Jacob Ng, AUB executive vice president and head of branch banking group.

    AUB executive vice president for operations and technology, Wilfredo Rodriguez added, "PayMate Botty will assist our business owners in adapting to the new delivery, store pickup and dine-in pre-order environment, while enjoying valuable automation and process streamlining that will last beyond the time we overcome this virus. PayMate Botty allows the consumer to have an intuitive digital ordering experience and for merchants to accept diverse digital payment, that most merchants in developed countries already have and use every day. Our AUB PayMate started out as a QR payment acceptance solution but the pandemic has pushed us to innovate even more and deliver better value to our AUB customers by adding a social commerce and web ordering system, and soon InstaPay acceptance."

    AUB PayMate is a payment acceptance solution enabling small, medium and large retails merchants operating in different retail/distribution environment to accept QR and other forms of digital payments. Interested merchants can apply for a paperless accreditation at www.aub.com.ph/aubpaymate.

  • AUB announces new EVP

    Asia United Bank's (AUB) Board of Directors approved the promotion of Branch Banking Group Head Jacob C. Ng to Executive Vice President on June 30, 2020. This comes at the heels of the bank's online Annual Stockholders Meeting and its declaration of Php970 million total in cash dividends on the same day.

    Ng held leadership roles in Branch Operations, Consumer Lending, and in the last two years led the largest group in AUB, the Branch Banking Group (BBG). The Branch Banking Group under Ng's leadership has achieved substantial growth in deposit and new accounts, that continues to build and strengthen the AUB franchise.

  • AUB declares cash dividends

    Asia United Bank (AUB) announced it will pay a total of Php970 million in cash dividends.

    In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange on June 30, 2020, AUB's Board of Directors approved the declaration of cash dividends amounting to Php2.00/share which is to be paid in two tranches. The first tranche's dividend amount is Php1.00/share with a record date of July 15, 2020 and payment date of July 30, 2020.

    The second tranche's dividend amount is also Php1.00/share with a record date of September 30, 2020 and a payment date of October 15, 2020.

    "Coming from our banner year for the bank that was 2019, we carried our success onto a strong commencement of 2020. Amidst competition, AUB's core businesses remain strong and robust. We continue to adapt to the swiftly changing economy and new way of life as we consistently improve our services and strive to remain relevant to customers in this ever-growing digital economy," according to AUB President Manuel A. Gomez.

  • HelloMoney accepted in AUB PayMate QR Merchants

    Asia United Bank (AUB), the pioneer in enabling merchant acceptance of QR transactions for WeChat and AliPay in the Philippines through the AUB PayMate, now includes its very own e-wallet, HelloMoney in its roster of accepted QR brands. This is the latest e-wallet addition together with AUB PayMate's acceptance of GCash, UnionPay, and GrabPay.

    According to AUB First Vice President and Head of Acquiring Business Mags Surtida, "This is what we have been waiting for. Our merchants can now accept QR payments from our very own HelloMoney e-wallet users. This is such a milestone as we are the first bank with the integration of our own e-wallet making QR transactions with our AUB PayMate accredited merchants. With the HelloMoney and AUB PayMate tandem, we can definitely offer greater value to our customers."

    HelloMoney is a prepaid account that provides Filipinos with an easy and convenient way of banking that is always within their reach through their mobile devices. It allows users to open their own prepaid account or e-wallet through a simple account opening process using the HelloMoney mobile app, which can be downloaded for free in both the Google Store and the Apple App Store. HelloMoney users are also given the option to avail of a HelloMoney ATM card which they can link to their account that enables them to withdraw funds from over 20,000 ATMs nationwide.

    With the use of HelloMoney, account holders can perform different transactions which includes peer-to-peer fund transfer, fund transfer to any bank account via InstaPay, pay bills, buy prepaid mobile load, and send money via PeraPadala to any of HelloMoney's accredited cash-out partners. Most importantly, HelloMoney mobile app users can make payments using QR codes.

    "Our goal is for HelloMoney to be known as a domestic QR brand which allows customers to make financial transactions through its Scan-to-Pay feature and will help boost digital transactions in the country. AUB's HelloMoney is part of the pilot launch of the BSP's person-to-person QR Ph code. This also supports the standardized QR Ph code which will be launched this year," said AUB's Head of Operations and Information Technology, Executive Vice President Wilfredo Rodriguez, Jr.

    Download HelloMoney Now and #SayHello to Worry-Free QR Payments to AUB PayMate Merchants!

  • Say Hello to a Worry-Free Life!

    HelloMoney is a prepaid account that provides Filipinos with an easy and convenient way of banking that is always within reach through their mobile devices.

    It allows users to open their own prepaid account or e-wallet through a simple process using the HelloMoney mobile app. The HelloMoney App can be downloaded for free in both the Google Store and the Apple App Store. HelloMoney users are also given the option to avail of a HelloMoney ATM card which they can link to their account enabling HM users to withdraw funds from over 20,000 ATMs nationwide and pay over the counter at over 200,000 Bancnet POS terminals nationwide.

    With the use of HelloMoney, account holders can perform various financial transactions including peer-to-peer fund transfer, fund transfer to any bank account via InstaPay, pay bills, buy prepaid mobile load, and send money via PeraPadala to any accredited cash-out partner.

    Most importantly, HelloMoney mobile app users can make payments using QR codes.

    Download the HelloMoney app now and open a bank account wherever you are!