History of AB Bank Limited

History of AB Bank Limited

AB Bank Limited is the first private sector bank in Bangladesh .The bank was incorporated in Bangladesh on 31st December of 1981 as Arab Bangladesh Bank Limited. First banking operation was started on 12th April, 1982.At the time of bank established the foreign sponsor share holder 50%, general share holder of Bangladeshi people 45% and government 5%. At that time 12 members board manage the bank. Board consit of twelve members, where as one chairman, one vice chairman and a Managing Director and nine members of directors.

After providing twenty five years modern services to their customers the bank management intend to change the bank logo to rejuvenate their past identity. Accordingly the Arab Bangladesh bank request to Bangladesh bank to change their logo and change their name AB bank Limited instead of Arab Bangladesh Bank Limited. Bangladesh bank gave the permission to Arab Bangladesh Bank Limited as AB bank Limited on 14th November, 2007.

After getting the permission of Bangladesh Bank, AB bank determined to modify the earlier logo, change their traditional color and logo to represent their innovative and exceptional financial to their domestic and international customers not only domestically but also globally. Their new logo “Sheetal pati” represent our Bangladeshi culture which reflects innovative idea and spirit to change the banking services on demand of the customers. The red color of  the logo represents swiftness of rapidity and transparency. AB Bank launched their new Logo on the year 2007 on its 25th Anniversary year.

General Information :
Corporate Head Office:
BCIC Bhaban, 30-31, Dilkusha C/A
Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh.
Tel: +88-02-9560312
Fax: +88-02-9564122, +88-02-956413
Category : Commercial Private bank
Commencement of Business: 27th February 1982
Company incorporated: 31st December, 1981 under the Companies Act, 1913
CRAB Rating: The Credit Rating Agency of Bangladesh Limited (CRAB)
E-mail: info@abbank.com.bd
Established : The 12th April, 1982
Known As : ABBL(Acronym of AB Bank Ltd.)
Origin : Local Bank ( Bangladesh Bank)
SWIFT Code : ABBLBDDH
Stock Code : http://www.dsebd.org/displayCompany.php?name=ABBANK
 Type : Private Commercial Bank
Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/pages/Dhaka-Bangladesh/AB-Bank-Limited/8178664058
Website : http://www.abbank.com.bd/

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Other Information:
Auditors: S.F. Ahmed & Co.Chartered Accountants
Tax Consultant: K.M. Hassan & Co. Auditors
Legal Retainer : A. Rouf & Associates

Chittagong Regional Office
Spensers Building, 26 Agrabad C/A, Chittagong
Tel: 713381-83, 713385-86(031)
Fax: 713384 (031)
E-mail: agrmg@abbank.com.bd

Sylhet Regional Office
Biswa Road, Shahjalal Uposhohor Point, Sylhet 3100
Tel: (0821) 725042, 815085
Fax: 725042
E-mail: gdntmg@abbank.com.bd

Khulna Regional Office
Mollick Shopping Complex Limited, 99 Khan A Sabur Road, Khulna
Tel: (041) 720311, 723062, 724090
Mobile: 01199-660075
Fax: (041) 720311
E-mail: khlnmg@abbank.com.bd

Rajshahi Regional Office
102-103 Shaheb Bazar, Rajshahi
Tel: 773261, 774283 (0721)
Fax: 773261 (0721)
E-mail: rjshmg@abbank.com.bd

AB Investment Limited (ABIL)
WW Tower, Level 7
68 Motijheel C/A
PABX: +88-02-7177047, +88-02-9571265, +88-02-9569732
Direct: +88-02-7177048
Fax: +88-02-7160592

AB Securities Limited (ABSL)
WW Tower, Level 6
68 Motijheel C/A
Tel: +88-02-9566266
E-mail: absl@abbank.com.bd

AB Bank Limited, Islami Banking Branch
82, Kakrail, Ramna, Dhaka
Tel: +88-02-8332235, 37, 38
Fax: +88-02-8332236
E-mail: ibb@abbank.com.bd

Overseas Branch
Mumbai Branch
Liberty Building
41-42, Sir Vithaldas, Thackerse Marg
New Marine Lines, Mumbai  400-020, India
Tel: +91-22-22005392, +91-22-22005393
Fax: +91-22-22005391
SWIFT: ABBLINBB
E-mail: mumbai@abbank.com.bd

Subsidiary Company
AB International Finance Ltd
Hongkong
Unit 1201-B, 12/F, Admiralty Centre
Tower One, 18 Harcourt Road, Hongkong
Tel: 2866 8094 (00852)
SWIFT: ABFLNKHH
E-mail: tayseer@abbank.com.bd
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Services:
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