Qatar National Bank (Q.P.S.C.) (QNB Group) was established in 1964 as the country’s first Qatari-owned commercial bank, with an ownership structure split between the Qatar Investment Authority (50%) and (50%) held by members of the public.
QNB Group has steadily grown to be the biggest bank in Qatar and the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa region.
The Group’s presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies now extends to more than 31 countries across three continents providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services. The total number of employees around 27,800 operating through more than 1,230 locations, with an ATM network of more than 4,200 machines.
QNB Group has maintained its position as one of the highest rated regional banks from leading credit rating agencies including Standard & Poor’s (A), Moody’s (Aa3), Fitch (A+), and Capital Intelligence (AA-). The Bank has also been the recipient of many awards from leading international specialised financial publications.
Based on the Group’s consistent strong financial performance and its expanding international presence, QNB is currently ranked as the most valuable bank brand in The Middle East and Africa, according to Brand Finance Magazine.
Since 2013, QNB has been ranked as one of the world’s strongest banks by Bloomberg Markets and has consistently been rated as one of the safest banks in the emerging markets, according to the Global Finance Magazine. The QNB brand has also maintained its ranking as the most valuable bank brand in the MEA region and ranked 60th globally, with a brand value of U.S.$3.8 billion in addition to attaining the highest rating of AA+ in brand strength, making it the only Qatari banking brand among the world’s top 100, according to Brand Finance magazine.
QNB Group has an active community support program and sponsors various social, educational and sporting events.
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