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Ahli United Bank named “bank of the year – middle east 2016” by the banker

Ahli United Bank (AUB) has been recognised as “Bank of The Year - Middle East 2016” by The Banker, the world’s longest running international banking magazine and member of the Financial Times Group. This represents the second time that AUB has received this prestigious award.

The announcement was made at the official ‘Bank of the Year Awards 2016’ gala event, held recently in London and attended by senior bankers from around the world.

Aimed at rewarding and promoting industry wide excellence in the global banking community, the award’s judging panel noted that AUB has “made the most progress over the past 12 months; not only in terms of the bank’s strong financials, but also in the wide range of initiatives which the bank undertook during this period”.


AUB net profit attributable to equity shareholders surges by 5.5% to US$ 442.1 million for the period ended 30 september 2016

Ahli United Bank B.S.C. (AUB) reported a net profit attributable to its equity shareholders of US$ 442.1 million for the nine months ended 30 September 2016, an increase of 5.5% as compared to US$ 419.2 million achieved in YTD Q3/2015. The net profit achieved for the third quarter of 2016 was US$ 140.9 million, similar to 2015 third quarter reported profit of US$ 140.9 million. The Basic Earnings per Share in YTD Q3/2016 increased to US 6.3 cents, from US 6.2 cents in YTD Q3/2015.

The growth in net profit of AUB was underpinned by the growth in its total assets to US$ 35.8 billion (+5.3%) from US$ 34.0 billion at 2015 year end. Net interest income grew by 2.5% from US$ 604.8 million to US$ 619.7 million. Fees, commissions & other income grew by 4.9% from US$ 123.2 million to US$ 129.3 million. As a result, net operating income increased by 5.2% to reach US$ 763.7 million. With the continued application of our “intelligent spend” policy, operating expenses were contained at US$ 235.1 million (+2.4%) resulting in a cost to income ratio of 28.3% (YTD Q3 / 2015: 27.5%).


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Consolidated Results for 30 September 2016

Consolidated Financial Statements for 9 Months Ended 30 September 2016 (Reviewed)
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