Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait

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Industry Banking
Financial services
Investment services
Founded 1971
Headquarters Manama, Bahrain
Area served
Bahrain, Kuwait, UAE, India
Key people
Mr. Murad Ali Murad
Sh. Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa
Products Finance and insurance
Consumer Banking
Corporate Banking
Investment Banking
Investment Management
Global Wealth Management
Private Equity
Credit Cards
Revenue Increase $289.103 million (2013)[1]
Increase $182.759 million (2013)[1]
Increase $119.629 million (2013)[1]
Total assets Increase $8.570 billion (2013)[1]
Total equity Increase $883.289 million (2013)[1]
Number of employees
996 (2013)[1]

The Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait B.S.C. (BBK) was established in 1971 in both the Kingdom of Bahrain and the State of Kuwait. Its shareholders consist of the general public and government of Bahrain, and banks and investment companies in Kuwait. The bank now operates in four countries including India and the UAE.

Major shareholders of BBK[edit]

Ithmaar Bank, Bahrain 25.38%
The Pension Fund Commission, Bahrain 18.81%
Kuwait Investment Authority, Kuwait 14.68%
General Organization for Social Insurance (GOSI), Bahrain 13.34%

December 2008, Global Investment House KSCC (Global) sold 119 million shares, a 14.70% stake, in BBK to Al-Tijari Investment Company (a subsidiary of Commercial Bank of Kuwait) at a price of BD 0.500 per share ($1.3 per share).


  1. ^ a b c d e f "BBK 2013 Annual Report" (PDF). BBK. Retrieved 2015-01-01. 

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