Bahrain and Kuwait (BBK)
Top 50 Banks in The Middle East

Rank: 40

Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait (BBK)

Date of Establishment: 1971
Country: Bahrain
Group CEO: Abdulrahman Ali Saif

Sales: $467 million

Profits: $140 million

Assets: $10 billion

Market Value: $2 billion


With assets worth around $10 billion as of December 2020, BBK has branches in Bahrain, Kuwait, and India, with representative offices in the U.A.E. and Turkey. Last year, the bank launched its digital platform “BBK BanKey” to provide cash management services for its clients. BBK opened a digital branch in City Center Bahrain last year, and it is planning to open two more in 2021. BBK has donated around $8 million to the “Fina Khair” national campaign to support those impacted by the pandemic.