Global rank: 88
First Abu Dhabi Bank is the largest bank in the United Arab Emirates. It was formed from a merger between First Gulf Bank and National Bank of Abu Dhabi in 2017.
Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, FAB offers financial solutions, products and services through its corporate, investment banking and personal banking franchises. In 2019, the bank began international expansion with the start of operations in Saudi Arabia.
FAB was ranked by Global Finance magazine as the safest bank in the UAE and the Middle East and the best bank in the UAE in 2020. FAB was also ranked first in the UAE, fourth in the Arab world and 303rd globally in the Forbes annual ranking of the world’s 2000 largest public companies.