Established in 1979 and headquartered in the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi, the bank offers a full range of financial services to business and consumer sectors throughout an extensive network of branches across the UAE.
Internationally FGB has branches in Singapore and Qatar, representative offices in India and Hong Kong and a subsidiary in Libya.
FGBs story of growth and value creation for its stakeholders is a strong one - from Abu Dhabi origins to UAE acquisitions and an international footprint, from Corporate to Wholesale Banking including debt, transactional banking and Islamic products, from burgeoning Treasury to global money markets, asset management and research. Notably in the Consumer market FGB has developed segmented and customer centric products in all categories and brought technology and extra benefits to its customers.
Today, FGB is recognised as a world-class organisation committed to maximising value for shareholders, customers and employees as it focuses on delivering banking products and services that meet client needs and support the UAE's dynamic economy. In line with its commitment to excellence the bank continues to invest significantly in people and technology to provide superior service standards.
First Gulf Bank was awarded the 'Best Bank in the United Arab Emirates' and 'Best Bancassurance' titles at the Banker Middle East Industry Awards 2013.
It was also ranked as the 3rd most powerful company in the UAE and 6th leading bank in Forbes' 'Top 500 in the Arab World' list.
First Gulf Bank carries an A+ Long-Term (IDR) rating from Fitch, an A2 Long Term Deposit rating from Moody's, an A+ Long Term Foreign Currency Rating from Capital Intelligence and a AAA Long-Term Financial Institution Rating from RAM Ratings of Malaysia.