BankGuam Holding Company (the "Company"), a Guam corporation organized in 2011, is a bank holding company registered under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended. The Company provides a wide range of banking services through Bank of Guam, our wholly-owned subsidiary and principal asset (the "Bank"). Unless the context indicates otherwise, references to the "Company" include the Company's subsidiaries, including the Bank. The Company, the Bank and their subsidiaries are sometimes referred to hereinafter as "we," "our" or "us".
The Bank is a regional community bank that was organized in Guam, a United States flag territory, in 1972. The Bank provides a variety of financial services to individuals, businesses and government entities through its branch network. The Bank's primary deposit products are demand deposits, savings and time certificates of deposit, and its primary lending products are consumer, commercial and real estate loans. We attract deposits throughout our market area with a customer-oriented product mix, competitive pricing and convenient locations. We lend in all markets where we have a physical presence through our branch network. The Bank also provides many other financial services to its customers, including trade financing and trust services.
In addition to the traditional financial services offered, the Bank offers credit life, health, auto and homeowners insurance through its subsidiary, BG Insurance, as agents for various insurance companies, and also offered retail wealth management services in collaboration with its former affiliate, Money Concepts, through the end of May 2016. In August 2015, the Company chartered a second subsidiary, BankGuam Investment Services ("BGIS") (formerly BankGuam Investment and Insurance Services), in an effort to enhance the options and opportunities of our customers to build future income and wealth. BGIS was capitalized in the amount of $300 thousand during the first quarter of 2016, and was in full operation by the end of May 2016.