Helping trade and investment flows between MENA and Europe

A unique proposition

EAB is uniquely positioned to help your business take advantage of European trade flow and investment opportunities in MENA. Our strong advisor and arranger credentials are backed by deep industry experience.

We offer on the ground support, including cash management, across the MENA region, enabling you to do business with confidence and efficiency.


Corporate Banking
  • Multi-currency working capital facilities; syndicated and bilateral
  • Medium and long-term financing
  • Wide-ranging industry expertise
  • Relationship banking
  • Network banking
Trade Finance
  • Bonds, guarantees, indemnities
  • Forfaiting/end-user finance
  • Letters of credit/discounting
  • Bills of exchange/promissory notes
  • Trade collections
  • ECGD and ECA-supported finance
Project Finance
  • Long-term limited and non-recourse debt
  • Commercial, ECA-covered and Multilaterals' B-loans
  • Ancillary bridge, bonding and hedging facilities
  • Wide sector expertise
Financial Institutions
  • Treasury management solutions
  • Credit services
  • Foreign exchange
  • International trade and finance
Treasury Solutions
  • Risk management solutions tailored to individual needs
  • Money markets, capital markets, foreign exchange and derivative markets products
Corporate Real Estate

Our highly experienced commercial real estate financing team under CIB, covers all aspects of the commercial real estate loan cycle, from origination and transaction management to an ongoing point of contact for loan administration. We aim to cater for MENA-based customers, assisting with their Commercial Real Estate financing needs in the UK and France.

  • Core asset classes - Office, Hotels, Retail (including supermarkets), Light industrial, Logistics & distribution, Student accommodation, Multi-family residential/Build to Rent, Hospitals and clinics


Country-focused teams and product specialists support clients across a wide range of markets and industry sectors. Our European clients gain unparalleled access to MENA markets through our Group's extensive regional network.

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Kim Tran
Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking
Tel: +44 (0)20 7712 8789
Mob: +44(0)7515 051474


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Haitham Ashour
Head of MENA Corporates, FI & Trade
Tel: +44(0)20 7712 8817
Mob: +44(0)7557 232295

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David Pradines
Head of Project Finance
Tel: +44 (0)20 7315 8527
Mob: +44 (0)7738 348948

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Anthony Urquhart-Davies
Head of Commercial Real Estate
Tel: +44 (0)20 7315 8535
Mob: +44 (0)7747 290916

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Javier Rodriguez - UK & Spain
Relationship Director
Tel: +44 (0)20 7315 8691
Mob: +44 (0)7867 451248