Established as a Public Joint Stock Company in 1982, we are one of the leading domestic banks in the United Arab Emirates and are headquartered in Abu Dhabi. We offer a variety of products and services, addressing needs ranging from basic requirements of individuals to the more complex requirements of corporate entities. Electronic delivery channels, ably supported by an extensive network of Banking Centers spread across the emirates, offer greater banking convenience to our customers.
We are the only bank that is jointly owned by the Governments of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Our Chairman, H. H. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture, Youth & Community Development, is well supported by our Board of Directors that consists of eminent business personalities and our Senior Management team which is made up of experienced professionals.
Our Vision and Mission is clearly defined and our business strategy is well understood by all staff across the bank.
Union Brokerage Company (UBC), one of the oldest brokerage firms in UAE is a subsidiary of UNB. Besides being a leading player in the Brokerage industry, it was among the first national companies to deal in the brokerage field in the country. Besides its head office in Khalidiya, Abu Dhabi, it has a well diversified branch network with 2 other branches at ADX & DFM.
The Al Wifaq Finance Company, a subsidiary of UNB has been established with the purpose of offering Sharia compliant financial, commercial and investing services to both organizations and individuals in compliance with the rules and principals of the Islamic Law
As part of the Bank’s vision, to be “a key player in the region”, UNB has extended its reach to Egypt through a successful acquisition of the erstwhile ACMB and currently operates in the country as UNB Egypt through a number of banking centres. Click here for UNB Egypt banking locations.
UNB has ventured into Doha with a branch at the Qatar Financial Centre and has also opened a representative office in Shanghai China, being the first bank from the region to do so. In 2011, UNB also received a license to operate in Kuwait. UNB is also reviewing other geographic locations for a presence or strategic alliances that will add to shareholder value
As a responsible corporate citizen, UNB plays an active role in supporting the development of the local and international community by sponsoring various events in different categories such as sports, education and the environment.
Click here to see some of the key community projects that the bank has sponsored.
UNB has been on a continuous journey towards excellence to create a strong culture of continual performance improvement and to provide consistently superior services to its customers. As an acknowledgement of its efforts, UNB has been awarded major accolades and quality certifications. Click here to see some of the key awards won by the bank.
Our commitment to the Integrated Management System comprising of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 and to the business objectives is clearly reflected in our financial performance over the recent past.
As part of its CSR strategy UNB has embarked on an ambitious Sustainability drive within the organization. The inaugural UNB Sustainability Report has already been rated ‘A+’ by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), which makes it one of the first Banks in the region to achieve this distinction.