NBAD is the leading bank in the Middle East and with our heritage in Abu Dhabi we have a deep understanding of the Arab region and its connection to the world markets.

We aim to become the number one bank in the West-East corridor and support our customers in this region and beyond in their business growth.

Key sector experience and strengths

We have teams of dedicated sector experts to support our Corporate, Institutional and Government clients, including those who represent some of UAE’s fastest growing areas. We have dedicated industry expertise in the following areas:

Aviation and Transport

Our clients in this sector represent international and UAE based aircraft, rail, port infrastructure, shipping and road transport companies.

Energy and Resources

Our expertise in oil, gas, power, petrochemicals, metals and mining - with a focus on the West-East Corridor - is continually expanding to meet the growing international needs of our clients active in this area.

Financial Institutions

As the world witnesses a global shift in growth to the fast-rising economies of the East and South, our Financial Institutions Group caters to the wholesale banking needs of our client base, encompassing, both, bank and non-bank financial institutions.

Real Estate and Family Conglomerates

Real Estate is one of the key non-oil-related economic drivers in the UAE, along with the construction sector, family conglomerates and Specialised Government Related Enterprises. NBAD is a leader in this market segment where we actively serve the needs of our clients.

Traders, Retailers and Diversified

Representing high growth and strategic industries, our clients in this area are typically global or regional majors with a dominant or significant presence within the West-East Corridor.

Government & VVIP Clients

We serve the largest sector in the UAE while leveraging on a world-class standard of service alongside access to a select product suite.

Global Commercial Banking

 The true success of a business is partnership

At NBAD, we recognise that businesses value true partnerships which can support
their growth ambitions in a global marketplace. Which is why we have invested in
bespoke Trade Finance and Global Markets solutions and relationship teams that
understand your business and the environment you operate in, offering you
solutions that meet your unique needs, whether local, regional or international.


With our expertise and footprint across the dynamic West-East trade corridor, you
can count on us to partner you to the next level of success.

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Global reach and local expertise

We are expanding our footprint in key commercial hubs across the West-East Corridor – supporting our customers as they expand, facilitating trade and investment, and contributing to the sustainable growth of these economies.