Profile: UGB | United Gulf Bank

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United Gulf Bank UGB
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Price in BHD Last Update : 21 Sep 2017 9:45 am (local time)


Corporate Details
Symbol UGB
ISIN Code BH0004696769
Exchange Bahrain
Sector Investment
Auditors Ernst & Young
Company Description

United Gulf Bank (UGB) is a asset management, merchant and investment banking group, with operations spanning the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It is licensed as a conventional wholesale bank by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB). It is the investment banking arm of the KIPCO group.

Company Activities

United Gulf Bank (UGB) and its subsidiaries, associate companies and joint venture primarily engage in the asset and fund management, investment banking, private equity and corporate finance. Other business activities include brokerage, commercial banking, savings and pensions, proprietary investments and treasury.

Equity Profile
Date Established N/A
Listing Date N/A
Paid-up Capital (BHD) 208,650,573
Outstanding Shares 834,602,295
Shares Per Value 0.25 (USD)
Contact Information

Diplomatic Area, UGB Tower, P.O Box: 5964, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.

+973 1753 3233

+973 1753 3137



Company History

UGB was established as an offshore commercial bank in March 1980. It was initially incorporated as a closed Bahraini shareholding company with an authorised capital of US$ 150 million and paid up capital of US$ 74.5 million. In 1988, 94 percent of the Bank's equity was acquired by Kuwait Investment Projects Company (KIPCO) and in the same year the Bank was licensed as an offshore investment bank.

Board Members & Senior Management
Mr.Masaud M. J. Hayat Chairman
Mr.Faisal Hamad M. Al-Ayyar Vice Chairman
Mr. Rabih Soukarieh CEO
Sheikh Abdullah Nasser Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah Board of Directors
Mr. Samer Khanachet Board of Directors
Mr. Mubarak Mohammed Al-Maskati Board of Directors
Mr. Faick Al Saleh Board of Directors
Mr. Bader Al Awadi Board of Directors
Mr. Mohammed Haroon Board of Directors
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