Singapore United Overseas Bank Ltd., (UOB) and Malaysian Grab have entered into a strategic alliance to accelerate the use of digital services among ASEAN’s growing base of digital consumers, said the lender on Monday (Nov 12). The alliance will enable UOB to deliver financial services to Grab’s ASEAN-wide user base and to accelerate the bank’s efforts to meet the needs of the region’s fast-growing ‘mobile-first’ and ‘mobile-only’ consumers. Under the alliance, UOB will become Grab’s preferred banking partner in Singapore. UOB will also be a strategic credit card partner for Grab in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.