About us

ABA Bank is Cambodia's leading private financial institution (not state-owned enterprise) founded in 1996 as the Advanced Bank of Asia Limited.

In more than 20 years of development and growth, ABA has significantly strengthened its position in the market and entered the Top 5 commercial banks of the country. Today, ABA offers the entire spectrum of services to customer segments covering SMEs, micro businesses, and individuals.

With more than 70 branches, 180 self-banking machines, and 300 ATMs across the country, ABA Bank reaches out to a large amount of customers with an array of modern financial services.

The shareholders structure of ABA Bank is represented as follows:



Mr. Damir


National Bank of Canada (www.nbc.ca) is a financial institution with around US$197 billion of assets as of January 31, 2019 and huge network of correspondent banks all over the world. Headquartered in Montreal, it has branches in almost every Canadian province with 2.6 million personal clients. It is the sixth largest bank in Canada and the leading bank in Quebec where it is the partner of choice among SMEs.

Mr. Karassayev bears 20 years of managing experience in banking industry. Being a private equity principal and a financial professional, Damir has managed businesses in Southeast Asia since 2005.

The most famous financial publications of the globe recognized ABA's efforts to bring the very best to its clients:

  • The Banker magazine named ABA as Cambodia's Bank of the Year in 2014 and 2016. The award recognizes ABA's financial​ strength,​ continuous​ introduction​ of​ innovative​ products,​ and​ the​ best​ business​ practices.
  • Euromoney magazine bestowed ABA Bank as the Best Bank in Cambodia 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 for its service quality, innovations and efforts for bringing the banking in Cambodia to the next level.
  • Global Finance magazine awarded ABA as the Best Bank in Cambodia 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. This award recognizes the commitment of ABA’s team to provide its clients with the tailor-made products and innovative financial solutions.

ABA Bank – a partnership you can trust!