CIMB Group is a Malaysian banking group whose activities span retail, commercial and investment banking. The group is based in Kuala Lumpur. 

CIMB has completed 23 takeovers worth a combined US$4.3 billion in the past decade. Photo: Reuters

Philippine foray still tempting for CIMB

Malaysia's CIMB Group, the country's second-largest lender by assets, may be able to revive its attempted entry into Asia's fastest-growing banking market by targeting Philippine National Bank (PNB).