National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) was honored “Best Investor Relations Company in Kuwait” For the third consecutive year, in recognition of the bank’s international standards and best practice in transparency and governance.
In a ceremony held in Abu Dhabi, Middle East Investor Relations Society recognized NBK for practicing the highest standards in Investor Relations. NBK’s selection for the award was based on the results of an independent global survey led by Thomson Reuters Extel which collected votes from about 300 investors around the globe.
NBK is the only Kuwaiti company among the top ten Investor Relations companies in the region. The award confirms the international investment community’s recognition of NBK’s ongoing efforts to achieve the highest levels of governance and promote transparency.
NBK has consistently been awarded the highest credit ratings of all banks in the region by the major international rating agencies: Moody's, Standard & Poor's and Fitch Ratings.
In 2012, NBK maintained its position among the 50 safest banks in the world for the sixth consecutive time. NBK ranked 34 on the list, illustrating the success of the bank’s conservative strategy, prudent risk management and dedication to service excellence.