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Westpac Banking Corporation
Trade name
Westpac
Formerly
Bank of New South Wales
Public
Traded as asx:WBC
NZX:WBC
Industry Banking, financial services
Founded 8 April 1817 (1817-04-08) (as the Bank of New South Wales)
4 May 1982 (1982-05-04) (as Westpac)
Headquarters Sydney
Number of locations
1,204 branches
3,222 ATMs
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Lindsay Maxsted (Chairman)
Peter King (Acting CEO)
Gary Thursby (Acting CFO)
Products Finance and insurance, consumer banking, corporate banking, investment banking, investment management, global wealth management, private equity, mortgages, credit cards
Revenue Decrease A$20.65 billion (2019)
Decrease A$6.78 billion (2019)
Total assets Increase A$906.63 billion (2019)
Number of employees
33,288 (2019)
Subsidiaries St George Bank
BankSA
Bank of Melbourne

Westpac Banking Corporation, known simply as Westpac, is an Australian bank and financial services provider headquartered in Sydney. Founded in 1817 as the Bank of New South Wales, it acquired the Commercial Bank of Australia in 1982 before being renamed shortly afterwards. It is one of Australia's "big four" banks and is Australia's first and oldest banking institution. Its name is a portmanteau of "Western" and "Pacific".

As of March 2018, Westpac has 14 million customers, and employs almost 40,000 people.

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