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Awards

Middle Eastern Awards for Excellence 2012: By country

 
Awards for Excellence 2012
Regional Awards for Excellence 2012: Middle East
All regions and countries

Middle Eastern winners by country
Bahrain
Egypt
Israel
Jordan
Kuwait
Lebanon
Oman
Palestinian Territories
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
UAE

Bahrain

Best Bank: Ahli United Bank

Before the Arab Spring, Bahrain’s status as a financial centre was already on the decline as Dubai’s star rose. The regional unrest tipped the balance even further in Dubai’s favour as mass protests broke out on the island, causing more bankers and tourists to flee for the relative safety of Dubai.

Ahli United Bank stood out, however, even as other banks based in Bahrain, both non-deposit wholesale institutions and onshore retail lenders, suffered. AUB cannot be blamed for Bahrain’s problems and, as the protests flared, some wondered how well it could cope.

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