Standard Bearers

Author: Andrew Cunningham

MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

Rank
Bank
Fitch
Moody’s
S&P
Total Score
 Assets $mn
Statement Date
Country

1

National Bank of Abu Dhabi

AA-

Aa3

AA-

21

88,512

12/31/13

UAE

2

National Bank of Kuwait

AA-

Aa3

A+

20

65,958

12/31/13

Kuwait

3

Qatar National Bank

A+

Aa3

A+

19

121,837

12/31/13

Qatar

4

Samba Financial Group

A+

Aa3

A+

19

54,676

12/31/13

Saudi Arabia

5

National Commercial Bank

A+

A1

A+

18

100,608

12/31/13

Saudi Arabia

6

Al Rajhi Bank

A+

A1

A+

18

74,632

12/31/13

Saudi Arabia

7

Riyad Bank

A+

A1

A+

18

54,732

12/31/13

Saudi Arabia

8

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank

A+

A1

A

17

49,869

12/31/13

UAE

9

SABB

A

Aa3

A

17

47,281

12/31/13

Saudi Arabia

10

Banque Saudi Fransi

A

Aa3

A

17

45,348

12/31/13

Saudi Arabia

11

Union National Bank

A+

A1

N/R

17

23,838

12/31/13

UAE

  • Source for ratings: Fitch Ratings, Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s Investors Service.
  • Source for Reporting Assets: Fitch Solutions, except for * Moody’s Investors Service, and ** bank’s financial reports.
  • Ratings current as of August 14, 2014

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