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Financial Results Q2 2014

  • Operating Profit up 43% to AED475m

  • Total Income up 41% to AED676m

  • Customer Loans and Advances increased by 35% to AED17.9bn

  • Customer Deposits recorded growth of 49% to AED18.6bn

July 20 2014, Sharjah, UAE: United Arab Bank P.J.S.C ("UAB" or "the Bank") announces its Financial Results for the six months ended 30 June 2014.

UAB, recently recognized as the fastest growing bank in the region, announces a net profit of AED328m for the first six months of the year, an increase of 26% over H1 2013.

Sheikh Faisal Bin Sultan Bin Salem Al Qassimi, Chairman of the Board of Directors said, “I am pleased with the strong performance generated by United Arab Bank this first half of 2014. The Bank continues to deliver exceptional performance and sustained growth, offering true value to our customers, shareholders and partners. It has maintained an impressive pace of growth in a highly competitive market, once again positioning itself as the fastest growing bank in the Middle East. We are well placed to take advantage of future growth opportunities across the Emirates and continue to benefit tremendously from the solid platform created by the banking alliance that we share with The Commercial Bank of Qatar (CBQ), National Bank of Oman (NBO) and Alternatifbank in Turkey.”

Mr Paul Trowbridge, Chief Executive Officer commented on the Bank’s half year results, “It is my pleasure to report a strong set of half-yearly financial results. Our exceptional growth over the same period in 2013 is testament to the effectiveness of our customer-centric strategy. The improving business mix and efficiency of our funding have led to a significant increase in Loans & Advances and Customer Deposits. These increased volumes are a direct result of our proactive enhancements and continued efforts to identify and develop new income drivers. With this outstanding performance, we are set to take advantage of the positive economic outlook for the UAE and the region”

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