INTERNATIONAL BANKING UNITS
1. Allied Bank SAL
Country of incorporation : Lebanon
Date of banking business licence : 2.2.1987
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : July 1987
Address : 9 Constantinou Paparigopoulou Str.,
Frema House, Ground Floor,
P.O. Box 54232,
3722 Lemesos (Limassol).
Telephones : 25-817152/3 25-817157/8 25-817178/9
25-363759 25-364964
Facsimile : 25-372711
E-mail: abbcy@cylink.com.cy
Local Manager : Mr. George Abi Chamoun
2. Arab Bank PLC*
Country of incorporation : Jordan
Date of banking business licence : 15.9.1997
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : April 1998
Address : Arab Bank PLC,
Area Office,
1 Santaroza Avenue,
P.O. Box 25700,
1393 Nicosia.
Telephones : 22-899100
Facsimile : 22-760890
E-mail: info@arabbank.com.cy
Country Manager: Mr. Jack Beighton
* Arab Bank PLC’s original banking business licence dated 1 July, 1983, allows it to carry on domestic banking
business in Cyprus as well.
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3. Arab Jordan Investment Bank SA
Country of incorporation : Jordan
Date of banking business licence : 8.3.1989
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : April 1989
Address : P.O. Box 54384,
3035 Lemesos (Limassol).
Telephones : 25-351351 25-351836
Telexes : 3809 AJIA CY 4029 AJIB CY
Facsimile : 25-360151 25-360210
E-mail: ajib@logos.cy.net
Manager : Mr. Abed A.-Dayeh
4. Bank of Beirut SAL
Country of Incorporation: Lebanon
Date of banking business licence:15.7.2002
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus: December 2002
Address : Grivas Dighenis Str.,
Maximos Plaza – Block E,
3rd Floor Apt. 303,
P.O. Box 59662,
4011 Lemesos (Limassol).
Telephones : 25-814202
Facsimile : 25-814209
E-mail: wgholmieh@bankofbeirut.com.lb
afarah@bankofbeirut.com.lb
Swift: BABECY2N
Local Manager : Mr. Walid Gholmieh
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5. BBAC SAL
Country of incorporation : Lebanon
Date of banking business licence : 23.7.1985
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : March 1986
Address : Emelle Building,
First Floor,
135 Archbishop Makarios III Avenue,
P.O. Box 56201,
3305 Lemesos (Limassol).
Telephones : 25-381290 25-381481
Telexes : 5444 BBAC CY 5829 BBAC CY
Facsimile : 25-381584
Area Manager : Mr. E. Tabet
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6. Banque Européenne pour le Moyen - Orient SAL
Country of incorporation : Lebanon
Date of banking business licence : 2.9.1996
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : April 1997
Address: Doma Court,
First and Second Floors,
227 Archbishop Makarios III Avenue,
P.O. Box 56232,
3305 Lemesos (Limassol).
Telephone : 25-583628
Telex : 5575 BEMO CY
Facsimile : 25-588611
E-mail: bemolobu@spidernet.com.cy
Telegraphic Address : BEMO, Limassol
Resident Manageress : Mrs Antoinette Zaloum
7. BNP Paribas Cyprus Ltd
Country of incorporation : Cyprus
Member: A wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA of France
Date of original banking business licence granted to “Banque Nationale de Paris
Intercontinentale SA”
of France enabling it to establish a branch in Cyprus: 29/11/1985
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus: July 1986
Date of current banking business licence (takeover of the business of the branch by “BNP
Paribas Cyprus Ltd”): 31.12.2002
Address : Kanika Business Centre,
319, 28th October Street,
P.O. Box 50058,
3600 Lemesos (Limassol).
Telephones : 25-840840
Telexes : 5519 BNPI CY 5941 BNPI CY
Facsimile : 25-840698 25-840699
E-mail: cyprus@bnpparibas.com
Local Manager : Mr. Thierry Gigant
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8. Banque SBA SA
Country of incorporation : France
Date of banking business licence : 26.11.1985
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : June 1986
Address : P.O. Box 54405,
3724 Lemesos (Limassol).
Telephone : 25-588650
Telex : 3569 SOBAR CY
Facsimile : 25-581643
Local Manager : Mr Adnan Nuwayhed
9. Barclays Bank PLC
Country of incorporation : England
Date of banking business licence : 12.2.1985
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : June 1985
Address : 88 Dighenis Akritas Avenue,
P.O. Box 27320,
1644 Nicosia.
Telephones : 22-654400 (Switchboard)
Telex : 5200 BAROBU CY
Facsimile : 22-754233 S.W.I.F.T. : BARC CY NN
Senior Manager : Mr. Jonathan Mills
Limassol Office
Address : Tonia Court 2, Office 1B, First Floor,
Corner of Koumandarias & Spyrou Araouzou Street,
3036 Lemesos (Limassol).
Telephone : 25-356660 Facsimile : 25-355412
Telex : 5200 BAROBU CY
Resident Manager : Mr. Marios Paraskeva
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10. BLOM Bank SAL
Country of incorporation : Lebanon
Date of banking business licence : 18.12.1992
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : March 1993
Name of the IBU changed on 5 December 2000, from Banque du Liban et d’Outre-Mer SAL to
BLOM Bank SAL.
Address : P. Lordos Center - Round About,
P.O. Box 53243,
3301 Lemesos (Limassol).
Telephones : 25-376433 05-376434 25-376435
Telexes : 4424 BLOM CY 5232 BLOM CY
Facsimile : 25-376292
Local Manager : Mr. Laurent Chebli
11. Byblos Bank SAL
Country of incorporation : Lebanon
Date of banking business licence : 25.6.1984
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : December 1984
Address : Loucaides Building,
1 Archbishop Kyprianos Street/St. Andrew Street,
P.O. Box 50218,
3602 Lemesos (Limassol).
Telephones : 25-341433/6 (Switchboard)/25-341452 (Foreign Exchange)
Telexes : 5203 BYBANK CY 5046 BYBEX CY
Facsimile : 25-367139
E-mail: byblos@spidernet.com.cy
Manager: Mr Tanios S. Smaira
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12. Credit Libanais SAL
Country of incorporation : Lebanon
Date of banking business licence : 27.2.1984
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : March 1984
Address : Chrysalia Court,
First Floor,
206 Archbishop Makarios III Avenue,
P.O. Box 53492,
3303 Lemesos (Limassol).
Telephone : 25-376444
Telex : 4702 CRELIB CY
Facsimile : 25-376807
Telegraphic Address : CREDITLIB, Limassol
Local Manageress : Mrs H. Harfouche
13. Credit Suisse First Boston (Cyprus) Ltd
Country of incorporation : Cyprus
Member: Credit Suisse First Boston, Switzerland
Date of original banking business licence, allowing the bank to operate as an Administered
Banking Unit: 2.5.1996
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : May 1996
Date of amendment of banking business licence, allowing the bank to operate
as an International Banking Unit: 17.10.1997
Address : 199 Christodoulou Hadjipavlou Street,
P.O. Box 57530,
3316 Lemesos (Limassol).
Telephones : 25-341244
Facsimile : 25 – 817424
E-mail: antonis.rouvas@csfb.com
Local Manager: Mr Antonis Rouvas
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14. DePfa Investment Bank Ltd
Country of incorporation : Cyprus
Member: Subsidiary of DePfa Bank plc of Ireland
Date of banking business licence : 7.9.1998
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : December 1998
Address : 10 Diomidous Street,
3rd Floor,
P.O. Box 20909,
CY-1665 Nicosia.
Telephone : 22 396300
E-mail: mail@depfacy.com
Facsimile : 22 396399
General Manager: Mr Erol Riza
Hong Kong Representative Office
Address: Suites 1005-6, 10F
1005 Asia Pacific Finance Tower,
3 Garden Road,
Central
Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 2509 9100
Facsimile: +852 2509 9099
Email: denis.lazat@depfa.com
Representative: Mr. Denis Lazat
15. Emporiki Bank
Country of incorporation : Greece
Date of banking business licence : 1.6.1993
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : August 1995
Address : Megaro Ginnis, 3rd Floor,
Dighenis Akritas Ave. 58-60,
1061 Nicosia.
Telephones : 22-696150
Facsimile : 22-458654
E-mail: ibu@combank.com.cy
Manager: Mr K. Rialas
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16. Federal Bank of the Middle East Ltd
Country of incorporation : Tanzania
Date of original banking business licence granted to the "Federal Bank of the Middle East
Ltd", Cyprus, subsidiary of the "Federal Bank of Lebanon SAL", Lebanon : 25.10.1982
Date of subsequent banking business licence granted to the “Federal Bank of the Middle East
Ltd” Cayman Islands (successor of the “Federal Bank of the Middle East Ltd”, Cyprus):
6.3.1987
Date of current banking business licence granted to the “Federal bank of the Middle East
Ltd”, Tanzania (successor of the “Federal Bank of the Middle East Ltd”, Cayman Islands): 8.9.
2003
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : October 1983
Address : J & P Building,
90 Arch. Makarios III Avenue,
P.O. Box 25566,
1391 Nicosia.
Telephones : 22-888444 (Switchboard) 22-888588 (Treasury)
E-mail: mail@fbme.com
Facsimile : 22-888577
Telegraphic Address : FBMEBANK, Nicosia
S.W.I.F.T. : FBME CY 2N
Chairman: Mr. A.F.M. Saab
Limassol Office
Address : Omiros and Araouzos Tower,
Olympion Street,
P.O. Box 53498,
3303 Lemesos (Limassol).
Telephone : 25-377811/2
Telex : 4977 FBMELM CY
Facsimile : 25-378274
Office Manager : Mr. Geugan Ovakimian
Moscow Representative Office
Address : 14 Gubinka Street,
Office 65,
Moscow 117312,
Russia.
Telephone : (0070502) 9358622 Facsimile : (007502) 9358623
Representative : Ms Mary Karkoutian
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17. First Investment Bank Ltd
Country of incorporation : Bulgaria
Date of banking business licence : 16.9.1997
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : December 1997
Address : Corner Kennedy Ave. & 39 Demofontos Str.
P.O. Box 16023,
CY-2085 Nicosia.
Telephone: 22 - 760150
Telex: 4264 FPBKOBUCY
Facsimile : 22 - 376560
E-mail: nenu@fibank.com.cy
General Manager : Mr. Enu Nedelev
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18. HSBC Bank PLC
Country of incorporation : United Kingdom
Member : HSBC Group, U.K.
Date of original banking business licence : 26.11.1983
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : July 1984
Date of current banking business licence granted to “HSBC Bank PLC” of the United Kingdom
enabling it to establish a branch in Cyprus to take over the operations and assets/liabilities of
HSBC Republic Bank (Cyprus) Limited: 1 July, 2003
Change of name on 27 January, 1995, from Wardley (Cyprus) Ltd to HSBC Investment Bank Cyprus Ltd,
on 28 June, 1999, from HSBC Investment Bank Cyprus Ltd to HSBC Private Bank (Cyprus) Ltd, on 28
February, 2000 from HSBC Private Bank (Cyprus) Ltd to HSBC Republic Bank (Cyprus) Limited and on 1
July, 2003 from HSBC Republic Bank (Cyprus) Limited to HSBC Bank PLC.
Address : 7 Dositheou Str., Block C,
P.O. Box 25718,
1311 Nicosia.
Telephone : 22-376116
Telex : 4980 HICL CY
Facsimile : 22-376121
Chief Executive Officer Cyprus: Mrs Andri Antoniades
Limassol Office
Address : 224 Arch. Makarios III Avenue,
Achilleos Building, Office no. 31,
Limassol.
Telephone : 25-342425 Facsimile : 25-342625
Officer in charge: Mr Paul Pavlou
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19. Industrial Commercial AvtoVAZbank
Country of incorporation : Russia
Date of banking business licence : 20.12.1993
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : May 1994
Address : 249, 28th October Street,
Lophitis Business Center,
2nd Floor, Office 202,
P.O. Box 52270,
4062 Limassol.
Telephones : 25-354593/4
Facsimile : 25-362582
Managing Director: Mr. Serguei Bondarenko
20. Joint Stock Commercial Agroindustrial Construction Bank
“JSC ASB – Bank”
Country of incorporation : Russia
Date of banking business licence : 28.6.1994
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : October 1994
Change of name in January, 2001, from Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Agriculture, Industry and
Construction “Agropromstroybank” to Joint Stock Commercial Agroindustrial Construction Bank “JSC
ASB – Bank”.
Address : 9 Ammochostou Str.,
P.O. Box 55297
3820 Lemesos (Limassol).
Telephones : 25-384747 25-384224
Facsimile : 25-384858
E-mail: agropsb@spidernet.com.cy
Acting General Manager : Mrs. Natalia Sorokina
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21. Joint - Stock Commercial Bank “Promsvyazbank”
Country of incorporation : Russia
Date of banking business licence : 21.11.2001
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : January, 2002
Address : 224 Arch. Makarios Ave.,
Achilleos Building, 5th Floor,
53030 Lemesos (Limassol).
Telephones : 25-820362
Facsimile : 25-820378
General Manager : Mr. Alexey Sabanov
22. Jordan Kuwait Bank PLC
Country of incorporation : Jordan
Date of banking business licence : 28.05.2001
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : December 2001
Address : Kanika Business Center,
28th October Str.,
P.O. Box 54887,
CY-3728 Limassol.
Telephones : 25 875555
Facsimile : 25 582339
E-mail: jkbibu@spidernet.com.cy
Manager: Mr. Ibrahim F. Bisha
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23. Jordan National Bank PLC
Country of incorporation : Jordan
Date of banking business licence : 27.11.1984
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : April 1985
Address : 1 Anexartissias Street,
Pecora Tower, 2nd Floor,
P.O. Box 53587,
3303 Lemesos (Limassol).
Telephones : 25-356669 (General) 25-371118 (Dealing Room)
Facsimile : 25-356673
E-mail: jnb@cytanet.com.cy Website: http://www.ahli.com
Regional Manager : Mr. Johnny Y. Zeidan
24. JSC Kazkommertsbank
Country of incorporation: Kazakhstan
Date of banking business licence : 8.12.2003
It has not yet commenced business from within Cyprus
25. Kommunalkredit International Bank Ltd
Country of Incorporation: Cyprus
Member: Kommunalkredit Austria AG of Austria
Date of banking business licence:18.7.2002
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : July, 2002
Address : Berengaria Building 3rd Floor,
25 Spyrou Araouzou Street,
P.O. Box 56018,
3304 Lemesos (Limassol).
Telephones : 25-820350
Facsimile : 25-820352
E-mail: Kommunal@Kommunalkredit.at
Managing Director: Mr. Willibald Schebesta
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26. Lebanon and Gulf Bank SAL
Country of incorporation : Lebanon
Date of banking business licence : 14.4.1987
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : June 1987
Address : Akamia Court, Third Floor,
Corner of G. Afxentiou and Arch. Makarios III Avenue,
P.O. Box 40337,
6303 Larnaca.
Telephone : 24-620500
Telex : 5779 LEGULF CY
Facsimile : 24-620708
Telegraphic Address : LE GULF, Larnaca
Local Manager : Mr. Fouad Saade
27. Privatbank Commercial Bank
Country of incorporation: Ukraine
Date of banking business licence: 20.7.1999
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : August, 1999
Address : 3 Kallipoleos Avenue,
Geogaz Tower, Third Floor,
P.O. Box 26882,
1055 Nicosia
Telephone : 22 750480, 22 750378
Telex : (990) 2405 PBNK CY
Facsimile : 22 750608
General Manager : Mr Vladyslav Morgachov
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28. Russian Commercial Bank (Cyprus) Ltd
Country of incorporation : Cyprus
Member Subsidiary of JSC Vneshtorgbank of the Russian Federation
Date of original banking business licence granted to The Bank of Foreign Economic Affairs of
the USSR ("Vnesheconombank") : 29.5.1989
Date of banking business licence, following the takeover of the assets and liabilities of
"Vnesheconombank's" IBU by "Vneshtorgbank" : 27.1.1993
Date of current banking business licence, following the takeover of the assets and liabilities
of "Vneshtorgbank's" IBU by the "Russian Commercial Bank (Cyprus) Ltd": 1.8.1995
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus as "Vnesheconombank": February
1990
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus as "Russian Commercial Bank
(Cyprus) Ltd": March 1996
Address : 2 Amathuntos Street,
P.O. Box 56868,
3310 Lemesos (Limassol).
Telephones : 25-837300
Telex : 4561 VE CY Reuter code : BEAJ BEAC
Facsimile : 25-342192
E-mail: rcb@rcbcy.com
Chief Executive Officer: Mr. Andrey A. Serebryakov
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29. Société Générale Cyprus Ltd*1
Country of incorporation : Cyprus
Member : Société Générale Group, France
Date of original banking business licence granted to "Societe Generale Libano-Europeenne
de Banque SAL" of Lebanon enabling it to establish a branch in Cyprus: 25.8.1984
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus : February 1985
Date of current banking business licence (takeover of the business of the branch by “Societé
Générale Cyprus Ltd”) : 16.12.1987
Address : 7-9 Grivas Dighenis Avenue,
P.O.Box 25400,
1309 Nicosia.
Telephone : 22-817777
Telex : 5342 SOGEBU CY Telegraphic Address : SOGELOBU, Nicosia
Swift address: SOGECY2N
Facsimile : 22-765952
General Manager : Mr Jean-Claude Boloux
Parent Bank
Address : Tour Societe Generale,
17 Cours Valmy,
La Defense 7 Valmy,
Postal code 92972,
Paris – France.
Telephone : 331 4214 6127 Facsimile : 331 4214 5099
Contact: Mrs Marie-France Joumier/BHFM
*1 Societé Générale Cyprus Ltd’s banking business licence was modified on 11 October, 2000
enabling it to carry on domestic banking business in Cyprus as well.
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CYPRUS REPRESENTATIVE OFFICES
1. UBS AG
Country of incorporation : Switzerland
Date of authority granted to Swiss Bank Corporation to operate as a Representative Office:
24.3.1994
Date of authority, following the takeover of the assets and liabilities of "Swiss Bank
Corporation" by "UBS AG" as a result of the merger of Swiss Bank Corporation with UBS AG:
7.7.1998
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus as Swiss Bank Corporation: May
1994
Month of commencement of business from within Cyprus as UBS AG: July 1998
Address : Arch. Makarios III Ave.,
Afemia House ,2nd Floor 201,
P.O. Box 26027,
1666 Nicosia.
Telephone : 22-374144
Facsimile : 22-374311
Representative : Mr. Patrick Albert
17 December, 2004.
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