National bank of Kuwait (NBK) is the leading financial service provider in Kuwait with the largest branch network and broad offering of consumer banking and financial services
National bank of Kuwait (NBK) was the first national bank in Kuwait and the entire Arabian Gulf region established in 1952. All the board members and the founders of NBK were renowned merchants of Kuwaiti origin. NBK was established with a capital of 13,100 shares, each valued 1,000 Indian rupees – equivalent to 75 Kuwaiti dinars today. Over the years NBK has proved itself to be a financial leader in the Arab world.
NBK enjoys a dominant market share with a large and ever-expanding local and regional clientele. NBK also boasts Kuwait’s largest overseas branch network spanning many of the worlds financial and business centers. Today, NBK boasts the largest presence in Kuwait with 68 branches, which together with its growing international representation adds up to more than 143 branches worldwide.
Thanks to the recognized excellence of its very stable management along with its unequivocal strategy, consistent profitability, high asset quality and strong capitalization, NBK, throughout the years, succeeded in building an advanced banking institution that offers a full spectrum of innovative and unrivalled financial and investment services and solutions to individual, corporate and institutional clients.
The Bank operates, along with its subsidiaries, through six segments: the Consumer and Private Banking segment provides consumer loans, credit cards, deposits, foreign exchange, other branch related services to individuals and institutional clients; the Corporate Banking segment provides lending, deposits, trade finance, foreign exchange and advisory services to business and corporate customers; the Investment Banking and Asset Management segment provides capital market advisory and execution services, wealth management, asset management, custody, brokerage and research; the Islamic Banking segment serves its clients through its subsidiary, Boubyan Bank KSC; the Group Centre segment includes treasury, investments and other activities, and the International segment includes all branches, subsidiaries and associates outside Kuwait.
Mailing address: P.O Box 95
National Bank of Kuwait
Head office: ABDULLAH AL AHMAD STREET, OPP GRAND MOSQUE, SHARQ PO 95
Phone: +965 2259 2477
Fax: +9652459233, +9652464773
The special needs branches
They have six branches with these specialized facilities, one in each governorate:
Asima Governate – Head office
Hawalli – Cinema Salmiya
Farwaniya – Rehab
Mubarak Al Kabeer – Mubarak Al Kabeer
Ahmadi – Fahaheel Saheli
Jahra – Saad Al Abdullah