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National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) and First Gulf Bank (FGB) have merged, establishing the largest bank in the UAE with $183 billion in assets.
For more information on the merger, please visit our merger website.

NBAD is the leading bank in the Middle East and has been represented in Paris since 1979

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.

Global Financial Markets Forum

The Global Financial Markets Forum (GFMF) has established itself since 2009 as the premier annual financial markets gathering in the region.

Hosted by NBAD, this prestigious gathering has featured some very high profile speakers such as General Colin Powell, Dr Mohamed El-Erian, Dr Ben Bernanke, Dr Larry Summers, Secretary James Baker, Nicholas Sarkozy, Jean-Claude Trichet, and many more from the Middle East region and internationally.

GFMF has attracted over 1500 delegates each year on an invitation only basis, and continues to grow from strength to strength.

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Global reach and local expertise

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