Here is a selection of Arab banking news stories that we have been following recently. Bank M&A in the Gulf, Blom's successful capital increase and the British government's second sovereign sukuk.
Contact list for Egyptian banks' management teams
- 3rd, January, 2018
We are grateful to one of our Corporate Members for sharing with us a contact list for senior managers, including Chairmen, at 30 Egyptian banks. The list is attached below. We are publishing this in a spirit of helpfulness and make no representations as to the list's accuracy. Although the list was compiled at the end of 2017, it is possible that some positions have now changed.
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The ABA's CEO, George Kanaan, and Editor, Andrew Cunningham, met with senior bankers in Beirut during the second week of January. In the following article, Andrew summarises what is happening in Lebanon's financial sector, and provides some statistics on the financial position of the Lebanese goverment and of the banks. The views he expresses are his own.
The Directors and staff of the Arab Bankers Association send best wishes to our members and their families for the holiday season and the new year.
We are pleased to welcome the law firm TLT as a new corporate member. Click below to find out more about the firm's activities. The photo, right, shows Marc Gilston who will be leading TLT's relationship with the ABA.
Tarek Amer will continue as Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt for a further four years, according to reports in the Egyptian press.