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Bahrain’s First Locally Owned Bank

Established in 1957, we are the Kingdom’s first locally owned bank. 

A proudly Bahrain brand, we continue to develop our capabilities every day, across the years, using our expertise to better serve those who put their trust in us.

Regionally present and dedicated to our local community, our history is Bahrain’s. 

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NBB in Numbers

29
Operating Branches

3
Operating Countries

Brahrain, KSA and UAE

100+
ATMs

2019

Successfully acquires a majority stake in Bahrain Islamic Bank

NBB successfully acquires a majority stake in Bahrain Islamic Bank as part of the Bank’s efforts to further develop its Islamic activities and to offer clients a range of both conventional and Islamic banking services locally and regionally

 

  • 2019
    2019

    Launched a new Brand Identity

    NBB Launched the Bank’s new brand identity as part of the transformation journey

  • 2019
    2019

    NBB named “Best Bank in Bahrain”

    NBB named “Best Bank in Bahrain” at the Euromoney Middle East Awards for Excellence 2019

  • 2019
    2019

    Successfully acquires a majority stake in Bahrain Islamic Bank

    NBB successfully acquires a majority stake in Bahrain Islamic Bank as part of the Bank’s efforts to further develop its Islamic activities and to offer clients a range of both conventional and Islamic banking services locally and regionally

     

  • 2020
    2020

    NBB received 2 Euromoney Middle East Awards for Excellence 2020

    NBB named 'The Middle East's Best Bank Transformation' as well as the 'Best Bank in Bahrain' at the Euromoney Middle East Awards for Excellence 2020 for the second consecutive year

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NBB Reports

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Life at NBB

We are always on the look out for talented individuals who want to have a challenging and rewarding career in one of the most successful financial services institutions in the Kingdom.

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Upcoming Sponsorships and Events

Silver Sponsor of Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) 2020

18
November 2020
Sakhir Airbase, Bahrain 8 a.m.
Description:

The National Bank of Bahrain is proud to be the silver sponsor of Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS2020), which will be held on November 18-20, 2020 at Sakhir Airbase in the kingdom of Bahrain. This sponsorship comes as part of the Bank's national initiatives that aim to reinforce the Kingdom's position on the global map while boosting the local economy.

NBB signs a strategic partnership with StartUp Bahrain

01
March 2020
Manama, Bahrain
Description:

The National Bank of Bahrain has signed an agreement to become StartUp Bahrain’s newest strategic partner. The National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) aims to ramp up its efforts to lead the financial sector’s support in growing and developing the startup ecosystem, its startups and stakeholders under its #TeamBahrain vision.

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