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Standard & Poor's Applies Its Revised Bank Criteria To 25 Gulf Banks And Two Subsidiaries Dec 11

  • ID: 2032573
  • December 2011
  • Standard & Poors
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  • Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
  • Arab Banking Corp. B.S.C.
  • Banque Saudi Fransi
  • Doha Bank Q.S.C.
  • Kuwait Finance House
  • Riyad Bank
  • MORE

PARIS (Standard & Poor's) Dec. 14, 2011--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services today said it has reviewed its ratings on 25 Gulf banks and two subsidiaries by applying its new ratings criteria and updated group methodology for banks. See the list below for the ratings on these banks and their relevant subsidiaries, including any rating changes that resulted from applying our new criteria. We will publish individual research updates on the banks identified below, including a list of ratings on affiliated rated entities, as well as the ratings by debt type--senior, subordinated, and junior subordinated. The research updates will be available at and on RatingsDirect on the Global Credit Portal. Ratings on specific issues will be available on RatingsDirect on...

Action: Affirmed
Action: CreditWatch Update
Action: Outlook: Negative
Action: Outlook: Positive
Action: Outlook: Stable

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- Ahli United Bank B.S.C.
- Gulf International Bank B.S.C.
- National Bank of Kuwait S.A.K.
- Arab Banking Corp. B.S.C.
- The National Commercial Bank
- Arab National Bank
- Samba Financial Group
- Riyad Bank
- The Saudi British Bank
- National Bank of Abu Dhabi
- Mashreqbank
- Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
- BankMuscat S.A.O.G.
- Burgan Bank
- Al Rajhi Bank
- Gulf Bank
- Kuwait Finance House
- Qatar National Bank
- BMI Bank B.S.C.
- Banque Saudi Fransi
- The Commercial Bank of Qatar
- The Saudi Investment Bank
- Sharjah Islamic Bank
- Al Baraka Banking Group B.S.C.
- Doha Bank Q.S.C.
- Albaraka Turk Katilim Bankasi AS
- Jordan Islamic Bank

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