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The report provides a detailed analysis of the financial performance of the commercial banking industry in the Middle East and Africa, based on the Strongest Banks in the Middle East and Africa ranking, and covers key insights that can be drawn from the ranking. The ranking is based on a detailed and transparent scorecard that evaluates the 200 commercial banks and financial holding companies in the Middle East and Africa on six areas of balance sheet financial performance: the ability to scale, balance sheet growth, risk profile, profitability, asset quality and liquidity.

The Strongest Banks ranking is especially useful for augmenting assessment criteria for counter-party and balance sheet risk assessment. The ranking and report support counter-party banks and corporates in looking into the quality of the institutions under our coverage, for credit, transactional and trade purposes.

The countries evaluated in the Strongest Banks in the Middle East include Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The countries assessed for Strongest Banks in Africa include banks and financial holding companies in Algeria, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, and South Africa.

Publication date:

December 2022


The file is directly delivered into your account provided soon after online payment is received. The file contains two documents - a pdf MS PowerPoint deck (30 slides) and the associated ranking in Excel format.

The report includes:

1.Overview of the commercial banking sector in the Middle East and Africa

2.Aggregated analysis of key data points from the ranking

3.Insights into the main factors affecting banks’ financial strength

4.Analysis of balance sheet growth of the banking sector

5.Analysis of asset quality of the banking sector

6.Analysis of profitability of the banking sector

7.Future trends in the banking sector

  • 1.Key findings from the largest banks ranking and the strongest banks ranking in the Middle East and Africa
  • 2.Ranking overview
  • 3.Aggregate total assets, loans, deposits and net profit of banks (FY2021)
  • 4.Asset growth (FY2020-2021)
  • 5.Loan growth (FY2020-2021)
  • 6.Deposit growth (FY2020-2021)
  • 7.Top 20 largest banks in the Middle East and Africa
  • 8.Top 10 largest banks in the Middle East
  • 9.Top 10 largest banks in Africa
  • 10.Largest banks by country in the Middle East and Africa
  • 11.Average strength scores in the Middle Eastern countries
  • 12.Top 10 strongest banks in the Middle East
  • 13.Strongest banks by country in the Middle East
  • 14.Average strength scores in African countries
  • 15.Top 10 strongest banks in Africa
  • 16.Strongest banks by country in Africa
  • 17.Average gross NPL ratio (FY2020-2021)
  • 18.Average ROA (FY2020-2021)
  • 19ROE and CIR ratio of banks in the Middle East (FY2017, FY2019, FY2021)
  • 20ROE and CIR ratio of banks in Africa (FY2017, FY2019, FY2021)
  • 21NPLs of banks in the Middle East (FY2019-2021)
  • 22NPLs of banks in Africa (FY2019-2021)
  • Investors, hedge funds and private equity players assessing the investment potential of the Middle eastern bank African banking industries
  • Banks that operate in any market and/or evaluate the opportunities to enter new markets
  • Non-banking financial institutions and fintechs interested in understanding banks in Asia Pacific
  • Researchers in financial institutions, regulatory bodies, government agencies and investment companies

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