Jordan Kuwait Bank

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Jordan Kuwait Bank
Industry Finance
Founded October 25, 1976
Headquarters Amman, Jordan
Key people Abdul Karim al-Kabariti, Chairman
Products Financial Services
Revenue ~ US$85 mm 2006
Employees 947
Website http://www.jordan-kuwait-bank.com/

Jordan Kuwait Bank, a Jordanian public shareholding company, was founded in 1976 and has successfully evolved into a major player in the Jordanian banking system over the last few years. The bank currently operates a domestic network of 52 branches and offices distributed throughout Jordan in addition to two branches in Palestine and a branch (IBU) in Cyprus. The bank’s paid-up capital was gradually increased from JD 5 million in 1976 to JD 100 million (USD 141m) in 2008. According to the bank's website, its philosophy rests on the concept of bringing capital into Jordan from other Arab countries, especially Kuwait.[1]

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Jordan Kuwait Bank holds a controlling shares of more than 50% in the United Financial Investments Company (Jordan) and a10% stake in Gulf Bank Algeria.

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