U.B.A.F.´s attendance at the ARA Annual Conference in Cape Town, South Africa from March 25 to 29, 2019

Sponsor of the African Refiners´ and Distributors' Association - ARA, U.B.A.F. will be represented by the Energy & Commodities Division and the Europe, Structured Finance, Risk Distribution & Business Development Division for this annual meeting.

ARA WEEK gathers the major players in refinery and oil distribution in Africa to promote exchanges and development of commercial and financial partnerships.

Bringing together more than 500 key players in the oil and finance industries, political institutions and regulatory bodies, etc., this is an excellent opportunity to identify new trends and innovations in the Trade Finance sector.

Highlighting the reputation of U.B.A.F. on the African continent and beyond, this event reinforces our international presence yearly on Trade Finance projects, and consolidates us as a major specialist in this domain.



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  3. Tax information
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Registered company name: Union de Banques Arabes et Françaises - U.B.A.F.
Coporated Company (Société Anonyme) with a share capital of: EUR 250,727,220
Registered No.: RCS Nanterre B 702 027 178
Registered office: Tour EQHO - 2 avenue Gambetta - 92066 Paris La Défense Cedex - FRANCE

As a banking institution, U.B.A.F. is subject to supervision and control by the Prudential and Resolution Control Authority (ACPR) the French financial and banking sector regulatory authority and, as the case may be, to the public authorities where its network is established.

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List of principal shareholders (name, % of shares, country)

  • Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank 47.01%, France
  • UBAC Nederland BV 23.12%, the Netherlands
  • Banque Extérieure d'Alqérie 9.35%, Algeria
  • Central Bank of Egypt 5.91%, Egypt
  • Libyan Foreign Bank 5.57%, Libya
  • Banque Centrale Populaire 4.99%, Morocco
  • Arab African International Bank 3.76%, Egypt


The U.B.A.F. GIIN numbers (FATCA) are :

  • UBAF HO (PARIS): 601FYC.00006.ME.250
  • UBAF SINGAPORE: 601FYC.00007.ME.702
  • UBAF TOKYO : 601FYC.00001.ME.392
  • UBAF SEOUL : 601FYC.00004.ME.410


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