Banco Espirito Santo S.A., the second the largest Bank by market value in Portugal, registered its subsidiary in Macao as Banco Espirito Santo do Oriente, S.A., 1996.
Banco Espirito Santo do Oriente, S.A., was renamed as Novo Banco Asia, S.A., 2014
In 2017, under the approval of Macao Monetary Authority, Novo Banco Asia, S.A. was formally renamed as Well Link Bank. The new shareholders come from Hong Kong, Macao and Mainland China, including Well Link Group, which is engaged in securities business, insurance and banking in Hong Kong, public figures in Macao, Shenzhen property tycoon Kingkey Group, Mr. Zhang Shengman (former managing director of the World Bank) and the previous majority shareholders of Portugal’s Novo Banco,S.A
In 2018In mid-2018, Well Link Bank’s first branch in NAPE will be opened.