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About our United Kingdom Operations


Our Bank is the leading bank in the Middle East and one of the safest banks in the world.

Our roots in Abu Dhabi give us a deep understanding of the dynamics of the Arab region and its connection to the world’s markets. We aim to become the number one bank for anyone who wants to do business within the region.

The Bank has been represented in London since 1977. The London office is the hub of our regional activities in Europe and forms a key element of the Bank's International Division.

  1. Created by the historic merger of two leading UAE banks (NBAD & FGB) in April 2017.
  2. Largest bank in the UAE and 2nd largest in MENA by total assets and market capitalisation.
  3. Strongest combined credit ratings of any bank in MENA at Aa3 / AA- / AA- with stable outlook, affirmed post merger completion.
  4. Large regional and international network of branches, subsidiaries, representative offices and offshore booking centres.
  5. Extensive range of market leading conventional and Islamic products and services through our business segments: Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB), Personal Banking (PB) including Private Banking & Wealth (PB&W), Islamic franchises and other subsidiaries.
  6. Superior asset quality, cost efficiency and strong internal capital generation capacity.
  7. Strong shareholding with ~37% UAE Government ownership.
  8. Prudent risk management and robust governance framework led by prominent Board and experienced Senior Leadership team with proven track record.

Our London Branch is Authorized by the Prudential Regulation Authority. Subject to regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and limited regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority. Details about the extent of our regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority are available from us on request.

Products and Services

  1. Private Banking
  2. Global Markets
  3. Corporate and Investment Banking

Private Banking

Products and Services

  1. Property Investment Financing
  2. Property development Financing
  3. Current and Deposit accounts
  4. Referral to Group for Wealth Management

Customer segments:

  1. Principal customers are High and Ultra High Net Worth
  2. Main business focus is property investment and development Financing in the UK with a focus on London residential and commercial real estate market. 
  3. Additional facilities of current accounts and deposits are provided to principal customers.

Corporate and Investment Banking

Products and Services:

  1. Lending via bilateral loans, syndications
  2. Trade Finance via letters of credit, bonds & guarantees, discounting
  3. Deposits

Customer segments:

  1. Principal customers are corporate clients, Social Housingand Real Estate
  2. Trade Finance via letters of credit, bonds & guarantees, discounting
  3. We support UK Corporates with activities and operations in our core geographies (MENA) and existing overseas corporate clients inbound into the UK

Global Markets

LB Products: FX and Interest Rate hedging and risk management solutions,balance sheet management and investment solutions.

  1. Money market instruments (cash / CDs)
  2. FX spot, FX forwards, FX swaps
  3. Interest Rate Swaps 
  4. Fixed Income Products

LB Services: GM Sales (CIB clients)

  1. Money market instruments (cash / CDs)
  2. FX spot, FX forwards, FX swaps
  3. Interest Rate Swaps / Hedging Solutions
  4. Bonds

Products and Services where regulated activity of dealing is undertaken from LB on HO Balance sheet

  1. Repos and Reverse Repos

Customer segments:

  1. Eligible Counterparties
  2. Per Se Professional
  3. Retail (Local Authorities)

About FAB Group

About FAB Group

As the UAE’s largest bank and one of the world’s largest financial institutions, we offer an extensive range of tailor-made solutions, products and services.

Corporate Investment Banking

Corporate & Investment Banking

Our Global Banking and Markets division provides corporate and investment banking and capital markets products and services to corporate, institutional and government clients.


Private Banking

Understanding our private banking clients’ needs and protecting their wealth is core to our service.

Contact Us

Phone Us


45 Cannon St

+44 (0) 20 7393 3600

Working Hours

Monday to Friday
9am to 5pm

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