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National Bank of Kuwait (NBK)

PO Box 95, Safat, 13001, Kuwait, Tel +965 22422011, Fax +965 22431888
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National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) was founded in 1952 as the first indigenous bank and the first joint stock company in Kuwait and the Gulf Region. The bank's total assets were KWD 29.27 billion at the end of 2019, while shareholder equity stood at KWD 3.44 billion. National Bank of Kuwait is the largest financial institution in Kuwait. It also stands out in terms of its local and international network, which includes branches, subsidiaries and representative offices in China, Geneva, London, Paris, New York, and Singapore alongside its regional presence in Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Turkey, and the UAE.


Financial Services


Commercial Banking

Private | Listed
Date of Establishment
Number of Employees
Arabic Name
بنك الكويت الوطني
Paid-Up Capital (in Millions)
Revenues (in Millions)
Senior Officers
Major Shareholders
Subsidiaries / Affiliates / Investments
OrganizationSectorCountryStake %Website
Boubyan BankFinancial ServicesKuwait59.90
Credit Bank of IraqFinancial ServicesIraq91.00
National Bank of Kuwait - EgyptFinancial ServicesEgypt98.50
National Bank of Kuwait FranceFinancial ServicesFrance100.00
National Bank of Kuwait InternationalFinancial ServicesUnited Kingdom100.00
National Bank of Kuwait LebanonFinancial ServicesLebanon85.50
NBK Banque Privée (Suisse)Financial ServicesSwitzerland100.00
Watani Financial Brokerage CompanyFinancial ServicesKuwait93.30
Watani Investment CompanyFinancial ServicesKuwait99.93
Watani Wealth Management CompanyFinancial ServicesSaudi Arabia100.00

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