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 broke into the Top 3 commercial banks of the country. Today, ABA offers the entire spectrum of services to customer segments covering SMEs, micro businesses, and individuals.
With 79 branches, 280+ self-banking machines, 470+ ATMs across the country, and advanced online banking and mobile banking platforms ABA Bank reaches out to a large number of customers with an array of modern financial services.
ABA is a subsidiary of National Bank of Canada (www.nbc.ca), a financial institution with around US$273 billion as of January 31, 2021, and huge network of correspondent banks all over the world. Being a shareholder of ABA Bank from 2014, National Bank of Canada becomes the first major financial institution from the North American continent to enter the Cambodian banking sector. Headquartered in Montreal, it has branches in almost every Canadian province with 2.7 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.
In 2017, ABA Bank received the long-term and short-term issuer credit rating ‘B’ from Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings. The rating was upgraded to 'B+' with Stable outlook in 2020.
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, 2016, and 2019. 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 from 2014 - 2021 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 from 2015 - 2021. This award recognizes the commitment of ABA’s team to provide its clients with the tailor-made products and innovative financial solutions.
- Asiamoney magazine awarded ABA as the Best Digital Bank in Cambodia 2019 - 2020 for its digital dominance unparalleled in the sector, expanding reach, and strong support from its shareholder, National Bank of Canada.
ABA Bank – a partnership you can trust!