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Commercial Banks

 
1. Lebanese Banks S.A.L.
1. (1) FRANSABANK S.A.L.
2. (10) BANQUE LIBANO-FRANCAISE S.A.L.
3. (11) B.L.C. BANK S.A.L.
4. (14) BLOM BANK S.A.L.
5. (16) FEDERAL BANK OF LEBANON S.A.L.
6. (19) SOCIETE GENERALE DE BANQUE AU LIBAN S.A.L. (SGBL)
7. (22) BANKMED S.A.L.
8. (27) AUDI PRIVATE BANK S.A.L.
9. (28) BBAC S.A.L.
10. (36) BANQUE DE CREDIT NATIONAL S.A.L.
11. (39) BYBLOS BANK S.A.L.
12. (48) SARADAR BANK S.A.L.
13. (52) IBL BANK SAL
14. (53) CREDIT LIBANAIS S.A.L.
15. (56) BANK AUDI S.A.L.
16. (58) FENICIA BANK S.A.L.
17. (63) LEBANESE SWISS BANK S.A.L.
18. (68) BSL BANK S.A.L.
19. (75) BANK OF BEIRUT S.A.L.
20. (80) JAMMAL TRUST BANK S.A.L.
21. (93) BANQUE BEMO S.A.L.
22. (94) LEBANON AND GULF BANK S.A.L.
23. (95) SAUDI LEBANESE BANK S.A.L.
24. (98) CEDRUS BANK S.A.L.
25. (101) AL-MAWARID BANK S.A.L.
26. (103) CREDITBANK S.A.L.
27. (104) UNITED CREDIT BANK S.A.L.
28. (105) BANK AL-MADINA S.A.L.
29. (108) FIRST NATIONAL BANK S.A.L.
30. (110) MEAB S.A.L.
31. (126) LEBANESE ISLAMIC BANK S.A.L
32. (127) BLOM DEVELOPMENT BANK S.A.L.
 
2. Lebanese Banks S.A.L. with Arab Control
1. (3) BANQUE MISR LIBAN S.A.L. (BML SAL)
2. (34) SYRIAN LEBANESE COMMERCIAL BANK S.A.L. (*)
3. (62) NORTH AFRICA COMMERCIAL BANK S.A.L.
4. (73) NATIONAL BANK OF KUWAIT (LEBANON) S.A.L.
5. (92) EMIRATES LEBANON BANK S.A.L.
6. (109) AL BARAKA BANK S.A.L.
7. (125) ARAB FINANCE HOUSE S.A.L. (ISLAMIC BANK)
 
4. Arab Banks
1. (5) ARAB BANK P.L.C.
2. (9) RAFIDAIN BANK
3. (90) ARAB AFRICAN INTERNATIONAL BANK
4. (132) BANK OF BAGHDAD PRIVATE S.A.Co
5. (134) AL-BILAD ISLAMIC BANK FOR INVESTMENT & FINANCE P.S.C.
6. (136) QATAR NATIONAL BANK S.A.Q. - Lebanon
7. (141) INVEST BANK PSC
 
5. Foreign Banks
1. (67) BANK SADERAT IRAN (*)
2. (85) HBL HABIB BANK
3. (115) CITIBANK N.A.


Remark:
The number between brackets preceding the Banks’ name is the number stated on the official list of Banks issued by the Central Bank of Lebanon (BDL).

- BDL’s official list of banks n° 109, 125, 126, 127 & 134 are Islamic banks.


(*) = ABL Membership suspended since 2014

Removal of banks from the official list

HSBC Bank Middle East Limited (n° 7)
removed from the official list of banks after its acquisition by BLOM Bank s.a.l. (n° 14) according to BDL decision n° 12598 dated June 23, 2017 (O.G. 57/December 12, 2017).

Banque Pharaon and Chiha (n° 35) removed from the official list of banks after its acquisition by Byblos Bank s.a.l. (n° 39) according to BDL decision n° 12364 dated October 31, 2016 (O.G. 54/November 10, 2016).

The Saudi National Commrecial Bank (n° 17)
removed from the official list of banks according to BDL decision n° 12329 dated August 26, 2016 (O.G. 44/September 8, 2016).

Near East Commrecial Bank s.a.l. (n° 12)
removed from the official list of banks after its acquisition by Banque de l'Industrie et du Travail s.a.l. (n° 48) according to BDL decision n° 12269 dated May 31, 2016 (O.G. 31/June 9, 2016).


Change of Designation

Banque de l'Industrie et du Travail s.a.l. (n° 48)
has changed its designation to read "Saradar Bank s.a.l" (n° 48), according to BDL decision n° 12268 dated May 31, 2016 (O.G. N° 31/2016).









Last updated on December 7th, 2017


Investment Banks

1. (33) AUDI INVESTMENT BANK S.A.L.
2. (41) BANQUE DE L'HABITAT S.A.L.
3. (43) FINANCE BANK S.A.L.
4. (111) BLOMINVEST BANK S.A.L.
5. (113) MEDINVESTMENT BANK S.A.L.
6. (114) CREDIT LIBANAIS INVESTMENT BANK S.A.L.
7. (118) ARAB INVESTMENT BANK S.A.L.
8. (121) FRANSA INVEST BANK S.A.L.
9. (123) BYBLOS INVEST BANK S.A.L.
10. (129) FFA PRIVATE BANK S.A.L.
11. (130) BANK OF BEIRUT INVEST S.A.L.
12. (133) CSCBANK SAL
13. (135) IBL INVESTMENT BANK S.A.L.
14. (137) CEDRUS INVEST BANK S.A.L.
15. (139) LiBANK S.A.L. (Levant Investment Bank)
16. (142) LUCID INVESTMENT BANK S.A.L.


Remark: The number between brackets preceding the Banks’ name is the number stated on the official list of Banks issued by the Central Bank of Lebanon (BDL).

- BDL’s official list of banks n° 118 is a Lebanese bank with Arab control


Removal of bank from the official list

BLC Invest s.a.l. (n° 138) removed from the official list of banks after its merger with B.L.C Bank s.a.l. (n° 11) according to BDL decision n° 12561 dated May 24, 2017 (O.G. 24/June 1, 2017).


New Member

Lucid Investment Bank s.a.l. (n° 142) was granted ABL membership on February 13th, 2017. It was initially designated as Lucid Investment Corporation (LIC) s.a.l. and removed from the official list of financial institutions according to BDL decision n° 12400 dated December 23, 2016. It became an operating bank in Lebanon according to BDL decision n° 12403 dated December 23,2016 (O.G. n° 1/2017).







Last updated on June 6th, 2017
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