Date of Region Rank Banks Results Country Southern 1 Standard Bank Group Dec-06 South Africa (Stanbank) Southern

2 ABSA Group Dec-06 South Africa Southern 3 Nedbank Group Dec-06 South Africa Southern 4 Investec Mar-07 South Africa Southern 5 FirstRand Banking Group Jun-06 South Africa North 6 Credit Populaire du Maroc Dec-06 Morocco North 7 Attijariwafabank Dec-06 Morocco West 8 Intercontinental Bank plc Feb-07 Nigeria North 9 National Bank of Egypt Jun-06 Egypt North 10 Libyan Arab Foreign Bank Dec-04 Libya West 11 Union Bank of Nigeria plc Mar-06 Nigeria North 12 Banque Marocaine du Commerce Dec-06 Morocco Exterieur West 13 Zenith International Bank plc Jun06 Nigeria North 14 Banque Misr Jun-05 Egypt North 15 Commercial International Bank Dec-06 Egypt North 16 Banque du Caire Jun-06 Egypt West 17 Ecobank Transnational Dec-06 Togo North 18 Arab International Bank Jun-06 Egypt West 19 First Bank of Nigeria plc Mar-07 Nigeria West 20 Guaranty Trust Bank plc Feb-07 Nigeria East 21 Mauritius Commercial Bank Jun-06 Mauritius North 22 Credit Populaire d'Algerie Dec-06 Algeria Southern 23 African Bank Ltd Dec-06 South Africa North 24 Societe Tunisienne de Banque Dec-06 Tunisia North 25 Bank of Alexandria Jun-06 Egypt West 26 IBTC Chartered Bank plc Dec-06 Nigeria West 27 Oceanic Bank plc Sep-06 Nigeria West 28 United Bank for Africa plc Sep-06 Nigeria East 29 State Bank of Mauritius Jun-06 Mauritius West 30 First Inland Bank plc Apr-07 Nigeria North 31 Banque Internationale Arabe Dec-06 Tunisia de Tunisie West 32 Diamond Bank plc Apr-06 Nigeria North 33 Societe Generale Marocaine de Dec-05 Morocco Banques North 34 Banque Nationale Agricole Dec-06 Tunisia West 35 Spring Bank plc Dec-05 Nigeria North 36 Arab African International Dec-06 Egypt Bank North 37 Credit Agricole Egypt Bank Dec-06 Egypt West 38 Ecobank Nigeria Dec-06 Nigeria North 39 Banque de Tunisie Dec-06 Tunisia West 40 Platinum-Habib Bank plc Jun-06 Nigeria North 41 National Societe Generale Dec-06 Egypt Bank West 42 Access Bank plc Mar-07 Nigeria West 43 Afribank Nigeria plc Mar-06 Nigeria North 44 Banque de l'Habitat Dec-06 Tunisia West 45 Standard Chartered Bank Dec-05 Nigeria Nigeria Ltd West 46 Wema Bank plc Mar-06 Nigeria West 47 Fidelity Bank plc Jun-06 Nigeria West 48 Skye Bank plc Dec-05 Nigeria West 49 First City Monument Bank plc Apr-06 Nigeria Central 50 BGFI Bank Dec-06 Gabon East 51 Barclays Bank of Kenya Dec-06 Kenya East 52 Commercial Bank of Ethiopia Jun-05 Ethiopia Southern 53 Banco de Fomento Angola Dec-05 Angola East 54 Kenya Commercial Bank Dec-05 Kenya North 55 Gumhouria Bank Dec-05 Libya East 56 Standard Chartered Bank Dec-06 Kenya [Kenya] West 57 Societe Generale Banques Cote Dec-06 Cote d'Ivoire d'Ivoire Southern 58 Standard Bank Namibia Dec-05 Namibia Southern 59 Capitec Bank Feb-06 South Africa Southern 60 Bank Windhoek Ltd Jun-06 Namibia Southern 61 Barclays Bank of Botswana Ltd Dec-05 Botswana West 62 Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Dec-06 Ghana Ltd West 63 Ghana Commercial Bank Dec-05 Ghana Southern 64 Teba Bank Feb-06 South Africa West 65 CBAO Dec-06 Senegal West 66 Ban. Comm. et' l'Industrie de Dec-06 Cote d'Ivoire la Cote d'Ivoire SA Southern 67 Banco de Poupanca e Credito Dec-05 Angola SARL Southern 68 Sasfin Holdings Jun-06 South Africa West 69 Societe Generale de Banques Dec-06 Senegal au Senegal East 70 Co-operative Bank of Kenya Dec-06 Kenya Central 71 Banque Internationale pour Dec-06 Cameroon l'Epargne et le credit East 72 Development Bank of Mauritius Jun-05 Mauritius Ltd West 73 Barclays Bank of Ghana Ltd Dec-05 Ghana East 74 Omdurman National Bank Dec-05 Sudan East 75 Development Bank of Mauritius Jun-04 Mauritius Ltd East 76 Commercial Bank of Eritrea Dec-04 Eritrea East 77 Bank of Khartoum Dec-04 Sudan Southern 78 Banco Africanos de Dec-05 Angola Investimentos SARL East 79 CFC Bank Dec-06 Kenya East 80 National Bank of Kenya Dec-06 Kenya Southern 81 Banco Internacional de Dec-05 Mozambique Mocambique West 82 SG-SSB Bank Ltd Dec-05 Ghana Southern 83 National Bank of Malawi Dec-05 Malawi Central 84 BICIG Dec-05 Gabon Southern 85 Barclays Bank Zambia plc Dec-05 Zambia East 86 National Bank of Commerce Dec-04 Tanzania (NBC) Ltd Central 87 Societe Generale de Banques Dec-06 Cameroon au Cameroon SA Central 88 Afriland First Bank Dec-06 Cameroon East 89 CRDB Dec-05 Tanzania Southern 90 ABC Holdings Dec-05 Botswana West 91 Bank of Africa-Benin Dec-05 Benin Southern 92 Standard Chartered Bank Dec-05 Zambia Zambia Ltd East 93 Investments & Mortgages Bank Dec-06 Kenya East 94 CRDC Bank Ltd Dec-06 Tanzania East 95 National Industrial Credit Dec-05 Kenya Bank (NIC Bank] Southern 96 BCI Fomento Dec-05 Mozambique East 97 Barclays Bank of Uganda Ltd Dec05 Uganda Central 98 Commercial Bank of Cameroon Dec-06 Cameroon East 99 Bank of Abyssinia Jun-05 Ethiopia North 100 Banque Mauritanienne Commerce Dec-05 Uganda International Capital Assets CAR Region Rank Banks ($M) ($M) (%) Southern 1 Standard Bank Group 6,516 139,023 4.7 (Stanbank) Southern 2 ABSA Group 4,850 68,766 7.1 Southern 3 Nedbank Group 4,082 59,016 6.9 Southern 4 Investec 3,175 46,813 6.8 Southern 5 FirstRand Banking Group 2,928 61,700 4.7 North 6 Credit Populaire du Maroc 1,711 16,002 10.7 North 7 Attijariwafabank 1,538 19,573 7.9 West 8 Intercontinental Bank plc 1,277 5,735 22.2 North 9 National Bank of Egypt 1,179 34,107 3.4 North 10 Libyan Arab Foreign Bank 966 11,242 8.6 West 11 Union Bank of Nigeria plc 783 5,248 14.9 North 12 Banque Marocaine du Commerce 748 10,060 7.4 Exterieur West 13 Zenith International Bank plc 738 4,785 15.4 North 14 Banque Misr 584 18,490 3.1 North 15 Commercial International Bank 538 6,632 8.1 North 16 Banque du Caire 510 7,943 6.4 West 17 Ecobank Transnational 482 3,504 13.8 North 18 Arab International Bank 474 3,833 12.3 West 19 First Bank of Nigeria plc 465 6,574 7.1 West 20 Guaranty Trust Bank plc 406 3,959 10.2 East 21 Mauritius Commercial Bank 403 3,226 12.5 North 22 Credit Populaire d'Algerie 400 6,494 6.2 Southern 23 African Bank Ltd 374 1,134 33.0 North 24 Societe Tunisienne de Banque 338 3,620 9.3 North 25 Bank of Alexandria 315 5,764 5.4 West 26 IBTC Chartered Bank plc 308 895 34.4 West 27 Oceanic Bank plc 297 2,926 10.1 West 28 United Bank for Africa plc 296 6,962 4.2 East 29 State Bank of Mauritius 284 1,634 17.4 West 30 First Inland Bank plc

282 1,510 18.6 North 31 Banque Internationale Arabe 276 3,186 8.6 de Tunisie West 32 Diamond Bank plc 272 1,738 15.6 North 33 Societe Generale Marocaine de 271 3,790 7.1 Banques North 34 Banque Nationale Agricole 269 3,463 7.7 West 35 Spring Bank plc 267 1,052 25.4 North 36 Arab African International 258 4,918 5.2 Bank North 37 Credit Agricole Egypt Bank 247 2,763 8.9 West 38 Ecobank Nigeria 238 1,070 22.2 North 39 Banque de Tunisie 231 1,395 16.5 West 40 Platinum-Habib Bank plc 224 1,249 17.9 North 41 National Societe Generale 216 3,521 6.1 Bank West 42 Access Bank plc 215 2,502 8.6 West 43 Afribank Nigeria plc 211 1,024 20.6 North 44 Banque de l'Habitat 208 2,924 7.1 West 45 Standard Chartered Bank 207 531 38.9 Nigeria Ltd West 46 Wema Bank plc 206 1,050 19.6 West 47 Fidelity Bank plc 200 934 21.4 West 48 Skye Bank plc 198 1,346 14.7 West 49 First City Monument Bank plc 196 831 23.6 Central 50 BGFI Bank 185 1,199 15.5 East 51 Barclays Bank of Kenya 178 1,689 10.5 East 52 Commercial Bank of Ethiopia 166 3,828 4.3 Southern 53 Banco de Fomento Angola 155 1,579 9.8 East 54 Kenya Commercial Bank 132 1,333 9.9 North 55 Gumhouria Bank 121 3,441 3.5 ...East 56 Standard Chartered Bank 120 1,167 10.3 [Kenya] West

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Top 100 Arab Banks: The Middle East presents its annual review of the region's Top 100 Arab Banks and includes a special focus on Islamic banking, which has witnessed an impressive surge across four continents
Middle East, The, Oct, 2006 by Moin Siddiqi, Neil Ford
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TOP 100 DATA RANKING BANK RESULTS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27

National Commercial Bank 31/12/2005 Arab Bank plc 31/12/2005 Al Rajhi Bank 31/12/2005 Samba Financial Group 31/12/2005 Riyad Bank 31/12/2005 Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank 31/12/2005 Emirates Bank International 31/12/2005 National Bank of Kuwait 31/12/2005 First Gulf Bank 31/12/2005 Saudi British Bank 31/12/2005 National Bank of Abu Dhabi 31/12/2005 Kuwait Finance House 31/12/2005 Arab Banking Corporation 31/12/2005 Mashreqbank 31/12/2005 Arab National Bank 31/12/2005 Gulf International Bank 31/12/2005 Qatar National Bank 31/12/2005 Banque Saudi Fransi 31/12/2004 Union National Bank 31/12/2005 Saudi Investment Bank 31/12/2005 National Bank of Dubai 31/12/2005 Gulf International Corporation GSC 31/12/2004 Commercial Bank of Qatar 31/12/2005 Attijariwafabank 31/12/2005 National Bank of Egypt 30/06/2004 Saudi Hollandi Bank 31/12/2005 Gulf Bank 31/12/2005

Dubai Islamic Bank 31/12/2005 Audi Saradar Group 31/12/2005 Credit Populaire du Maroc 31/12/2004 Ahli United Bank 31/12/2005 Blom Bank 31/12/2005 Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait 31/12/2005 Commercial Bank of Kuwait 31/12/2005 Bank of Industry and Mine 31/03/2006 Bank Saderat Iran 31/03/2004 Banque Marocaine du Commerce Exterieur 31/12/2005 Bank Muscat 31/12/2005 Bank Melli Iran 31/03/2004 Bank Keshavarzi 31/03/2005 Burgan Bank 31/12/2005 Bank Al Jazira 31/12/2005 International Banking Corporation 31/12/2005 Sharjah Islamic Bank 31/12/2005 Banque Misr 30/06/2004 Commercial Bank of Dubai 31/12/2005 Banque de la Mediterranee 31/12/2003 & Bank of Kuwait the Middle East 31/12/2005 Doha Bank 31/12/2005 Banque du Caire 30/06/2005 Qatar Islamic Bank 31/12/2005 Bank Mellat 31/03/2005 Bank of Sharjah 31/31/2005 Arab International Bank 30/06/2005 Byblos Bank 31/12/2004 National Bank of Bahrain 31/12/2005 United Gulf Bank 31/12/2005 National Bank of Oman 31/12/2005 Arab Bank for Investment Foreign Trade 31/12/2005 & National Bank of Umm Al Qaiwain 31/12/2005 Bank Maskan 31/03/2004 Shamil Bank of Bahrain 31/12/2005 The Housing Bank for Trade and Finance 31/12/2004 Fransabank 31/12/2005 Banque Exterieure d' Algerie 31/12/2003 Bank Tejarat 31/03/2004 Bank Sepah 31/03/2005 Invest Bank 31/12/2005 National Bank of Fujairah 31/12/2005 Export Development Bank of Iran 31/03/2006 Societe Tunisienne de Banque 31/12/2004 Commercial International Bank [Egypt] 31/12/2004 Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait 31/12/2005 Parsian Bank 31/03/2005 Oman International Bank 31/12/2005 Societe Generale Marocaine de Banques 31/12/2004 Banque Nationale Agricole 31/12/2003

28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77

Bank of Alexandria 30/12/2005 Rakbank 31/12/2005 Commercial Bank of Syria 31/12/2005 Libyan Arab Foreign Bank 31/12/2003 Banque Libano-Francaise 31/12/2004 International Bank of Qatar 31/12/2005 United Arab Bank 31/12/2005 Banque Internationale Arabe de Tunisie SA 31/12/2005 Credit do Maroc SA 31/12/2005 Egyptian Arab Land Bank 30/06/2004 Banque de Tunisie SA 31/12/2005 Bank Dhofar 31/12/2005 Banque de l'Habitat 31/12/2004 Arab African International Bank 31/12/2004 Wahda Bank 31/12/2004 Export Development Bank of Egypt 30/06/2005 Union Internationale de Banques SA 31/12/2004 Suez Canal Bank SAE 31/12/2004 Banque du Sud 31/12/2004 Gumhouria Bank 31/12/2005 HSBC Bank Egypt SAE 31/12/2005 Egyptian American Bank 31/12/2004 National Commercial Bank SAL 31/12/2004 COUNTRY (RANKING BANK

78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100

($M 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28

National Commercial Bank Saudi Arabia Arab Bank plc Jordan Al Rajhi Bank Saudi Arabia Samba Financial Group Saudi Arabia Riyad Bank Saudi Arabia Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank United Arab Emirates Emirates Bank International United Arab Emirates National Bank of Kuwait Kuwait First Gulf Bank United Arab Emirates Saudi British Bank Saudi Arabia National Bank of Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates Kuwait Finance House Kuwait Arab Banking Corporation Bahrain Mashreqbank United Arab Emirates Arab National Bank Saudi Arabia Gulf International Bank Bahrain Qatar National Bank Qatar Banque Saudi Fransi Saudi Arabia Union National Bank United Arab Emirates Saudi Investment Bank Saudi Arabia National Bank of Dubai United Arab Emirates Gulf International Corporation GSC Kuwait Commercial Bank of Qatar Qatar Attijariwafabank Morocco National Bank of Egypt Egypt Saudi Hollandi Bank Saudi Arabia Gulf Bank Kuwait Dubai Islamic Bank United Arab Emirates

Audi Saradar Group Lebanon Credit Populaire du Maroc Morocco Ahli United Bank Bahrain Blom Bank Lebanon Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait Kuwait Commercial Bank of Kuwait Kuwait Bank of Industry and Mine Iran Bank Saderat Iran Iran Banque Marocaine du Commerce Exterieur Morocco Bank Muscat Oman Bank Melli Iran Iran Bank Keshavarzi Iran Burgan Bank Kuwait Bank Al Jazira Saudi Arabia International Banking Corporation Bahrain Sharjah Islamic Bank United Arab Emirates Banque Misr Egypt Commercial Bank of Dubai United Arab Emirates Banque de la Mediterranee Lebanon & Bank of Kuwait the Middle East Kuwait Doha Bank Qatar Banque du Caire Egypt Qatar Islamic Bank Qatar Bank Mellat Iran Bank of Sharjah United Arab Emirates Arab International Bank Egypt Byblos Bank Lebanon National Bank of Bahrain Bahrain United Gulf Bank Bahrain National Bank of Oman Oman Arab Bank for Investment Foreign Trade United Arab Emirates & National Bank of Umm Al Qaiwain United Arab Emirates Bank Maskan Iran Shamil Bank of Bahrain Bahrain The Housing Bank for Trade and Finance Jordan Fransabank Lebanon Banque Exterieure d' Algerie Algeria Bank Tejarat Iran Bank Sepah Iran Invest Bank United Arab Emirates National Bank of Fujairah United Arab Emirates Export Development Bank of Iran Iran Societe Tunisienne de Banque Tunisia Commercial International Bank [Egypt] Egypt Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait Bahrain Parsian Bank Iran Oman International Bank Oman Societe Generale Marocaine de Banques Morocco Banque Nationale Agricole Tunisia Bank of Alexandria Egypt

29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78

Rakbank

United Arab Emirates Commercial Bank of Syria Syria Libyan Arab Foreign Bank Libya Banque Libano-Francaise Lebanon International Bank of Qatar Qatar United Arab Bank United Arab Emirates Banque Internationale Arabe de Tunisie SA Tunisia Credit do Maroc SA Morocco Egyptian Arab Land Bank Egypt Banque de Tunisie SA Tunisia Bank Dhofar Oman Banque de l'Habitat Tunisia Arab African International Bank Egypt Wahda Bank Libya Export Development Bank of Egypt Egypt Union Internationale de Banques SA Tunisia Suez Canal Bank SAE Egypt Banque du Sud Tunisia Gumhouria Bank Libya HSBC Bank Egypt SAE Egypt Egyptian American Bank Egypt National Commercial Bank SAL Libya CAPITAL (RANKING ASSETS BANK ($M) 5,777 38,929 3,749 27,484 3,597 25,377 3,446 28,920 2,908 21,383 2,344 15,653 2,110 16,172 2,109 21,234 2,085 7,157 2,001 17,604 1,915 22,780 1,842 16,031 1,842 17,588 1,718 12,455 1,692 18,022 1,613 22,857 1,478 13,753 1,473 15,934 1,425 9,512 1,417 10,569 1,356 13,998 Gulf International 1,321 7,256 1,295 6,094 1,199 12,725 1,076 22,707 980 10,670 955 8,932 871 11,708 869 11,478

79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100

($M 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29

National Commercial Bank Arab Bank plc Al Rajhi Bank Samba Financial Group Riyad Bank Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank Emirates Bank International National Bank of Kuwait First Gulf Bank Saudi British Bank National Bank of Abu Dhabi Kuwait Finance House Arab Banking Corporation Mashreqbank Arab National Bank Gulf International Bank Qatar National Bank Banque Saudi Fransi Union National Bank Saudi Investment Bank National Bank of Dubai Corporation GSC Commercial Bank of Qatar Attijariwafabank National Bank of Egypt Saudi Hollandi Bank Gulf Bank Dubai Islamic Bank Audi Saradar Group

Credit Populaire du Maroc Ahli United Bank Blom Bank Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait Commercial Bank of Kuwait Bank of Industry and Mine Bank Saderat Iran

862 12,555 819 13,872 817 11,918 811 6,876 804 8,023 761 2,719 746 18,339 Banque Marocaine du Commerce Exterieur 704 8,174 Bank Muscat 668 5,185 Bank Melli Iran 666 27,524 Bank Keshavarzi 643 10,022 Burgan Bank 624 6,472 Bank Al Jazira 620 3,778 International Banking Corporation 585 2,403 Sharjah Islamic Bank 559 1,443 Banque Misr 535 14,719 Commercial Bank of Dubai 530 4,033 Banque de la Mediterranee 525 5,060 & Bank of Kuwait the Middle East 524 5,520 Doha Bank 516 4,184 Banque du Caire 506 7,840 Qatar Islamic Bank 485 2,624 Bank Mellat 483 26,439 Bank of Sharjah 469 1,565 Arab International Bank 459 3,652 Byblos Bank 458 6,784 National Bank of Bahrain 423 3,984 United Gulf Bank 422 1,687 National Bank of Oman 415 2,262 Arab Bank for Investment Foreign Trade 382 1,694 & National Bank of Umm Al Qaiwain 378 1,027 Bank Maskan 370 5,010 Shamil Bank of Bahrain 365 1,526 The Housing Bank for Trade and Finance 359 3,519 Fransabank 358 4,953 Banque Exterieure d' Algerie 346 7,440 Bank Tejarat 346 13,486 Bank Sepah 344 15,634 Invest Bank 343 1,674 National Bank of Fujairah 329 1,710 Export Development Bank of Iran 327 1,623 Societe Tunisienne de Banque 321 3,573 Commercial International Bank [Egypt] 310 4,534 Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait 306 3,986 Parsian Bank 305 3,958 Oman International Bank 297 2,135 Societe Generale Marocaine de Banques 289 3,379 Banque Nationale Agricole 280 2,875 Bank of Alexandria 279 6,653 Rakbank 276 2,000

30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79

Commercial Bank of Syria Libyan Arab Foreign Bank Banque Libano-Francaise International Bank of Qatar United Arab Bank Arabe de Tunisie SA Credit do Maroc SA Egyptian Arab Land Bank Banque de Tunisie SA Bank Dhofar Banque de l'Habitat International Bank Wahda Bank Bank of Egypt de Banques SA Suez Canal Bank SAE Banque du Sud Gumhouria Bank HSBC Bank Egypt SAE Egyptian American Bank Bank SAL CAR (RANKING PROFITS BANK

249 16,075 237 8,981 235 3,491 230 1,280 219 1,125 Banque Internationale 194 2,688 190 2,592 190 3,194 187 1,257 162 1,608 154 2,534 Arab African 151 1,767 143 1,927 Export Development 138 1,328 Union Internationale 137 1,400 137 2,262 127 1,624 121 3,441 112 2,340 97 1,751 National Commercial 95 2,459 (%) 14.84 1,338 13.64 503.20 14.17 1,504 11.91 1,073 13.60 758 15.00 523 13.04 471 9.93 736 29.13 287 11.36 669 8.40 717 11.50 406 10.47 155 13.80 550 9.40 488 7.05 207 10.74 422 9.24 410 14.98 314 13.40 284 9.69 300 Gulf International 18.20 135 21.25 194 9.42 131 4.74 36 9.20 281 10.70 302 7.44 290 7.57 127 6.86 215

80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100

($M 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30

National Commercial Bank Arab Bank plc Al Rajhi Bank Samba Financial Group Riyad Bank Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank Emirates Bank International National Bank of Kuwait First Gulf Bank Saudi British Bank National Bank of Abu Dhabi Kuwait Finance House Arab Banking Corporation Mashreqbank Arab National Bank Gulf International Bank Qatar National Bank Banque Saudi Fransi Union National Bank Saudi Investment Bank National Bank of Dubai Corporation GSC Commercial Bank of Qatar Attijariwafabank National Bank of Egypt Saudi Hollandi Bank Gulf Bank Dubai Islamic Bank Audi Saradar Group Credit Populaire du Maroc

Ahli United Bank Blom Bank Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait Commercial Bank of Kuwait Bank of Industry and Mine Bank Saderat Iran

5.90 196 6.85 161 11.79 167 10.02 288 29.98 161 4.06 470 Banque Marocaine du Commerce Exterieur 8.61 124 Bank Muscat 12.88 137 Bank Melli Iran 2.42 538 Bank Keshavarzi 6.41 214 Burgan Bank 9.64 150 Bank Al Jazira 16.41 234 International Banking Corporation 24.34 494 Sharjah Islamic Bank 38.73 51 Banque Misr 3.63 31 Commercial Bank of Dubai 13.14 150 Banque de la Mediterranee 10.37 32 & Bank of Kuwait the Middle East 9.50 160 Doha Bank 12.33 217 Banque du Caire 6.45 18 Qatar Islamic Bank 18.48 140 Bank Mellat 1.82 176 Bank of Sharjah 29.96 164 Arab International Bank 12.56 32 Byblos Bank 6.75 64 National Bank of Bahrain 10.61 81 United Gulf Bank 25.00 81 National Bank of Oman 18.34 62 Arab Bank for Investment Foreign Trade 22.55 36 & National Bank of Umm Al Qaiwain 36.80 69 Bank Maskan 7.38 148 Shamil Bank of Bahrain 23.91 41 The Housing Bank for Trade and Finance 10.20 63 Fransabank 7.22 55 Banque Exterieure d' Algerie 4.65 11 Bank Tejarat 2.56 97 Bank Sepah 2.20 176 Invest Bank 20.49 88 National Bank of Fujairah 19.24 48 Export Development Bank of Iran 20.14 56 Societe Tunisienne de Banque 8.98 4 Commercial International Bank [Egypt] 6.83 91 Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait 7.67 79 Parsian Bank 7.70 161 Oman International Bank 13.91 65 Societe Generale Marocaine de Banques 8.55 49 Banque Nationale Agricole 9.74 15 Bank of Alexandria 4.19 21 Rakbank 13.80 50 Commercial Bank of Syria 1.54 376

31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80

Libyan Arab Foreign Bank 2.63 118 Banque Libano-Francaise 6.73 22 International Bank of Qatar 17.96 25 United Arab Bank 19.46 42 Banque Internationale Arabe de Tunisie SA 7.20 14 Credit do Maroc SA 7.33 29 Egyptian Arab Land Bank 5.94 0.35 Banque de Tunisie SA 14.87 25 Bank Dhofar 10.07 42 Banque de l'Habitat 6.07 15 Arab African International Bank 8.56 28 Wahda Bank 7.42 11 Export Development Bank of Egypt 10.40 10 Union Internationale de Banques SA 9.78 0 Suez Canal Bank SAE 6.05 3 Banque du Sud 7.82 0 Gumhouria Bank 3.51 8 HSBC Bank Egypt SAE 4.78 10 Egyptian American Bank 5.54 39 National Commercial Bank SAL 3.86 25 ROE (%) ROA (%) RANKING 23.10 3.44 13.42 1.83 41.80 5.9 31.10 3.71 26.06 3.54 22.31 3.34 22.32 2.91 34.90 3.46 13.76 4.01 33.43 3.80 37.44 3.15 22.04 2.53 8.41 0.90 32.10 4.41 28.84 2.71 12.83 0.90 28.55 3.07 27.83 2.57 22.03 3.30 20.04 2.68 22.12 2.14 Gulf International 10.22 1.86 15.00 3.20 10.90 1.03 3.34 0.16 28.67 2.63 31.62 3.38 33.30 2.47 14.61 1.10 24.94 1.71 23.93 1.41

81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100

BANK 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31

National Commercial Bank Arab Bank plc Al Rajhi Bank Samba Financial Group Riyad Bank Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank Emirates Bank International National Bank of Kuwait First Gulf Bank Saudi British Bank National Bank of Abu Dhabi Kuwait Finance House Arab Banking Corporation Mashreqbank Arab National Bank Gulf International Bank Qatar National Bank Banque Saudi Fransi Union National Bank Saudi Investment Bank National Bank of Dubai Corporation GSC Commercial Bank of Qatar Attijariwafabank National Bank of Egypt Saudi Hollandi Bank Gulf Bank Dubai Islamic Bank Audi Saradar Group Credit Populaire du Maroc Ahli United Bank

19.70 1.35 20.59 2.42 35.82 3.59 21.56 5.92 63.00 2.56 Banque Marocaine du Commerce Exterieur 17.60 1.51 Bank Muscat 20.50 2.64 Bank Melli Iran 80.78 1.95 Bank Keshavarzi 33.28 2.13 Burgan Bank 24.03 2.31 Bank Al Jazira 37.74 6.20 International Banking Corporation 84.44 20.55 Sharjah Islamic Bank 9.12 3.53 Banque Misr 5.80 0.21 Commercial Bank of Dubai 28.30 3.72 Banque de la Mediterranee 6.10 0.63 & Bank of Kuwait the Middle East 30.53 2.90 Doha Bank 42.05 5.18 Banque du Caire 3.55 0.23 Qatar Islamic Bank 28.86 5.33 Bank Mellat 36.43 0.66 Bank of Sharjah 34.96 10.48 Arab International Bank 6.97 0.89 Byblos Bank 13.97 0.94 National Bank of Bahrain 19.14 2.03 United Gulf Bank 19.20 4.80 National Bank of Oman 14.94 2.74 Arab Bank for Investment Foreign Trade 9.42 2.12 & National Bank of Umm Al Qaiwain 18.25 6.72 Bank Maskan 40.00 2.95 Shamil Bank of Bahrain 11.23 2.68 The Housing Bank for Trade and Finance 17.54 1.79 Fransabank 15.36 11.11 Banque Exterieure d' Algerie 3.18 0.14 Bank Tejarat 28.03 0.72 Bank Sepah 51.16 1.12 Invest Bank 25.65 5.25 National Bank of Fujairah 14.59 2.80 Export Development Bank of Iran 17.12 3.45 Societe Tunisienne de Banque 1.24 0.11 Commercial International Bank [Egypt] 29.35 2.00 Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait 25.81 1.98 Parsian Bank 52.78 4.06 Oman International Bank 21.88 3.04 Societe Generale Marocaine de Banques 16.95 1.45 Banque Nationale Agricole 5.35 0.52 Bank of Alexandria 7.52 0.31 Rakbank 18.11 2.50 Commercial Bank of Syria 151.00 2.34 Libyan Arab Foreign Bank 49.79 1.31

Blom Bank Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait Commercial Bank of Kuwait Bank of Industry and Mine Bank Saderat Iran

32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81

Banque Libano-Francaise International Bank of Qatar United Arab Bank Arabe de Tunisie SA Credit do Maroc SA Egyptian Arab Land Bank Banque de Tunisie SA Bank Dhofar Banque de l'Habitat International Bank Wahda Bank Bank of Egypt --Suez Canal Bank SAE --Gumhouria Bank HSBC Bank Egypt SAE Egyptian American Bank Bank SAL

9.36 0.63 10.87 1.95 19.17 3.73 Banque Internationale 7.21 0.52 15.52 1.13 0.18 0.01 13.36 1.98 25.92 2.61 9.74 0.59 Arab African 18.54 1.60 7.70 0.57 Export Development 7.50 0.78 Union Internationale de Banques SA 2.19 0.13 Banque du Sud 6.60 0.23 8.92 0.75 40.82 2.23 National Commercial 26.31 1.01

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Researched and compiled by Mom Siddiqi .CAR = Capital assets ratio .Capital = 'tier- one' capital Profits = Pre-tax earnings in .US dollar millions ROE = Return on equity (capital) .ROA = Return on assets 'Sources: The Bankers Almanac and Company reports & Top 100 Middle Eastern North African banks were ranked according to tier-one (capital that comprises (i common shareholders' equity and retained profits or net earnings; (ii) qualifying non-cumulative preferred stock up to a maximum of 25% of) Tier-one capital); (iii) minority interests in equity accounts of .(consolidated subsidiaries The Basle Capital Convergence Accord as operated by most domestic regulators in the region requires banks to hold capital equivalent to at least ,of their combined assets 8% (.consolidated subsidiaries

The Basle Capital Convergence Accord as operated by most domestic regulators in the region requires banks to hold capital equivalent to at least ,of their combined assets 8% with half of this cushion in the form of tier-one capital and 'other half comprising 'tier-two capital. The latter comprises [i) reserves for [bad debts) that may not exceed 100% of tier-one capital; (ii) perpetual preferred stock not qualified (to include into tier-one; (iii hybrid capital instruments ;and mandatory convertibles (iv) subordinated debt; and (v) preferred stock with medium-term remaining current .maturity Banking profitability is calculated before corporate taxes and minority interests .for end-reporting period The financial health of a single bank is measured by annual returns on total assets employed (ROA) and equity

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