NBK Capital, a leading investment firm in the region, established in 2005, sets the standard in growth-focused innovative financial products and services. A world-class investment house, NBK Capital’s customer-centric approach provides forward-thinking solutions that address the specific investment needs of investors, both institutional customers and high-net-worth individuals.

NBK Capital leverages local and regional experience and expertise by combining the strengths, resources and global network of the National Bank of Kuwait S.A.K.P, one of the largest and oldest financial institutions in the region, with best-in-class investment structuring and execution, on a broad array of financial strategies to consistently deliver integrated value-added solutions, innovative products, objective research, creative thinking, timely implementation and excellence in service.

Operating regionally from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Turkey and Egypt, and with over 159 investment professionals, NBK Capital prides itself on a reach and scale that is global, a presence that is regional and a service level that always remains personal.

Vision

We aspire to lead the region in smart innovative investment solutions that combine excellence and long-term growth.

Mission

To provide innovative investment solutions that maximize value for all our stakeholders.

Values

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People & Culture

Innovation is a core value at NBK Capital. The Firm’s organizational culture is built to motivate employees to contribute to the overall innovation of the business and its services through out-of-the-box thinking to discover or invent new solutions to current and emerging needs in the market.

Awards

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NBK Capital has been the proud recipient of 47 prestigious awards across different business lines and products as of 31 December 2020

Corporate Governance

NBK Capital has given considerable importance to Corporate Governance practices as a basis for its future development and performance and is committed to applying the rules issued by the Capital Markets Authority

15 Years of Success

2005

NBK Capital

Establishment

2006

Istanbul and Dubai – DIFC

Offices launched

2007

The largest acquisition deal

in the region in 2007

 

National Commercial Bank

acquisition of Turkiye Finans

2008

Second largest IPO in the world in 2008

VISA International

2009

The Best Investment Bank in Kuwait

and the Middle East Award

Euromoney

2010

Egypt

Office Launched

2011

Chosen by VIVA Telecom as advisor

for its listing on Boursa Kuwait

2012

Financial advisor for Qtel in the acquisition of 40% stake in Wataniya Telecom

2013

Best Investment Bank in Kuwait

Global Finance Award

2014

Financial advisor for the largest development project in Kuwait

Clean Fuels Project

2015

Successfully closed the IPO of Mezzan Holding
on Boursa Kuwait

2016

10 years anniversary

 

Lead manager for Kuwait sovereign bond issue

 

NBK Capital acted as global coordinator, joint lead manager and joint bookrunner on EQUATE‘s debut US$ 2.25 billion Global Medium Term Notes issuance

2017

NBK Capital acted as the only local joint lead manager on the State of Kuwait’s debut US$ 8 billion sovereign bond issuance

 

Clean Fuels Project NBK Capital successfully closed the world’s largest ECA-backed corporate financing transaction

2018

Launch of SmartWealth

 

Integrated Holding Co. Private placement & listing on Boursa Kuwait

 

NBK Capital is appointed as the exclusive financial advisor to Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, one of the world’s largest national oil companies

2019

NBK Capital successfully raised Kuwait Petroleum Corporation‘s debut KD and US$ credit facilities

 

NBK Capital successfully completed the distribution of government-owned shares in Kuwait’s first completed Public-Private Partnership Project to Kuwaiti citizens

2020

15 years
anniversary

 

Head office relocation to
NBK Tower