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The merger of FGB and NBAD makes for an award-winning combination. Our new bank remains committed to putting our customers first and at the heart of everything we do. That’s our one vision and we look forward to celebrating new milestones in the years to come. 



Awards Archive List 


  • Islamic Banker of the Year Award: “Shariah-Compliant Window – The Banker - 1 June, 2015
  • Asian Banker ME Awards: “Best Wealth Management in the Middle East Award” and “Best Mortgage and Home Loan Product in the Middle East Award - 27 May, 2015
  • The Banker Middle East: “Best Bank in the UAE” and “Best Bank in the Middle East” - 27 May, 2015
  • GlobalCapital: “Most Impressive Middle East Borrower Award” - 20 May, 2015
  • Smart Card and Payments Middle East Awards 2015 : “Best Commercial Card Across Middle East” - 14 May, 2015
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply: “Best Procurement Start-up Function in the Middle East” - 11 May, 2015
  • Seven Banker Middle East UAE Product Awards: ‘Best Call Centre’, ‘Best Credit Card’, ‘Best Personal Loan’, ‘Best Wealth Management Service/Proposition,’ ‘Best Offshore Wealth Proposition’, ‘Best Deposit Account Product’ and ‘Best Bancassurance Product’ - 19 April, 2015
  • Interactive Media Awards: ‘Best in Class’ for FGB’s My FGB Card website; ‘Outstanding Achievement’ for the FGB Wealth website - march 2015
  • 2015 MENA IR Insurance Awards: “Most Innovative Service Provider” - 8 February, 2015
  • UAE Excellence Awards: “Golden Award for www.FGBWealth.com
  • "Innovation in Learning and Development" award winner and commended in the "Employer of Year" category - 2015 Middle East HR Excellence Awards – Nov, 2015


  • Best Bank award for Trade Finance and Corporate Banking from Cash Management Matters – December 2014
  • Runner-up position in the 'Best Trade Finance Bank in MENA' category of Global Trade Review's 'Leader in Trade 2014' awards – December 2014
  • FGB ranked 8th on the “Top 500 Companies in the Arab World” list
  • Commercial Bank of the Year - UAE
  • Best Practice Investor Relations - UAE
  • Best Premium Banking Service 2014
  • Best Bancassurance Product 2014
  • Middle East Investor Relations Society (ME-IRS) Conference and Awards: - November 2014, Dubai
  • Best Investor Relations by CFO in the Middle East
  • Best Company for Corporate Access in the Middle East
  • SME banking sector category award at the Enterprise Agility Awards – November 2014, Dubai
  • Benchmark status in the Cash Management Matters Trade Finance Tajara Monitors 2014 – November 2014
  • "Employer of Choice" at the GCC Best Employer Brand Awards 2014 – September 2014, Dubai
  • New Market Trailblazer of the Year (For Bancassurance) - MENA Insurance Awards 2014 - January 2014 – Dubai
  • Best Premium Banking Service and Best Bancassurance Product - Banker Middle East Product Awards UAE 2014 – March 2014 – Dubai
  • 'Best Bank in United Arab Emirates' and 'Best Wealth Management firm' at the Banker Middle East Industry Awards 2013 - June 2014
  • Top 500 Companies in the Arab World, FGB ranked 8th overall, 4th in the banking category and 2nd leading UAE bank for 2014
  • “Employer of Choice” at the GCC Best Employer Brand Awards 2014


  • FGB Ranked 3rd in the UAE by Brand Value, 6th in the Middle East and 170th in the world - The Banker Magazine- received in February 2013 - Dubai
  • Best Local Bank in the United Arab Emirates for 2012 - EMEA Finance's Annual Middle East Banking Awards- received in April 22, 2013
  • FGB 3rd most powerful company and 6th leading bank in the Arab World - Forbes- May 2013
  • FGB ranked 2nd Al Bayan Newspaper's Top Companies in the UAE for 2013
  • 'Best Bank in the United Arab Emirates' at the Banker Middle East Industry Awards 2013 - June 2013
  • 'Best Bancassurance' at the Banker Middle East Industry Awards 2013 - June 2013
  • 'Company of the Year' and 'CEO of the Year' - Banking category at Gulf Business Awards 2013
  • 'Bank of the Year - United Arab Emirates' The Banker Award for 2013 - 28th November 2013


  • Best Local Bank in the United Arab Emirates for 2011 - EMEA Finance Magazine Awarded in February 2012 - Dubai
  • Best Creativity Award for FGB's Website- Banking Web Awards Committee- received in February 2012 - Lebanon
  • Best Bank in the UAE- Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2012 received in June - Dubai
  • Best Islamic Deal in the United Arab Emirates Award- The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Award- received in July - Singapore
  • First Gulf Bank Ranked 6th in the GCC among 50 GCC banks – Arabian Business Magazine- September -Dubai
  • Best New Product- Middle East for Parents Plus from International Advisor- International Life Awards 2012
  • FGB approved by LIoyd's Register Quality Assurance for Quality Management System