About us

ABA Bank is one of Cambodia's premier banking institutions founded in 1996 as the Advanced Bank of Asia Limited.

ABA Bank is now a multi-branch network universal commercial bank offering a full range of products and services to all Cambodians. 

Currently ABA Bank provides full financial services through nationwide network of 38 branches with 5 more outlets scheduled to open before the end of 2016.

The current shareholders structure of ABA Bank is represented as follows:



Mr. Damir


National Bank of Canada joined ABA Bank shareholders structure on July 15, 2014 by signing the Share Subscription Transaction Agreement with ABA Bank. With CDN$ 219 billion in assets as at January 31, 2016, National Bank of Canada forms one of Canada’s leading integrated financial groups. Headquartered in Montreal, it has branches in almost every Canadian province with 2.4 million personal clients. Its securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Clients in the United States, Europe and other parts of the world are served through a network of representative offices, subsidiaries and partnerships.

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. In 2007, he led the team responsible for executing the acquisition of Advanced Bank of Asia.

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 2014. The award recognizes financial strengths of ABA Bank, its strong management, prudent risk approach and sound business model.
  • Euromoney magazine bestowed ABA Bank as the Best Bank in Cambodia 2014 and 2015 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 Emerging Markets Bank in Cambodia 2015 and 2016. 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!