Our roots

Since our establishment in 1957 as Bahrain’s first locally-owned bank, we have been enriching the lives of generations. Throughout the years we have been continuously developing our products and services, in Personal, Institutional, and Corporate Banking, with an aim to positively contribute to the success of our clients.

A proudly Bahraini brand, we are listed on the Bahrain Bourse with a strong local stakeholder profile. Our ownership is comprised of 44.9% private and institutional local investors, 44.18% Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company, wholly-owned by the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain, and 10.88% by the Social Insurance Organisation.

Our reach

At NBB we have the most dense network of local branches and are also present in the two largest Arabian Gulf markets, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and The United Arab Emirates through full service Branches in Riyadh and Abu Dhabi. We have always sought to capitalize on our cultural and transactional know how, in assisting local and International clients navigate the different legal and regulatory jurisdiction to fulfill their expansion needs.

Our solutions

Our expansive clientele can rely on a dedicated relationship manager and a service champion, complemented by our range of digital solutions to ensure that both strategic and day to day needs are seamlessly and efficiently catered for. Solutions, be it in Capital Markets, Foreign Exchange, Liquidity Management, Trade Finance, Derivative and Corporate Finance, are provided to support our client business growth in the region. Furthermore, our secure online banking service allows Corporates to view and manage their accounts in all 3 countries where we operate making key activities such as cross border payments and trade finance transactions quicker, simpler and easier.

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