In 1982 FBME was established in Cyprus as a subsidiary of the Federal Bank of Lebanon SAL.
In 1986 FBME changed its country of incorporation to the Cayman Islands and its banking presence in Cyprus was transformed to that of a branch of the Cayman Islands entity.
FBME’S Cyprus operations are licensed and supervised by the Central Bank of Cyprus in its capacity as host supervisory authority.
In 2003 FBME terminated its banking presence in the Cayman Islands by re-establishing itself as a legal entity in Tanzania, its Cyprus operations becoming, at the same time, a branch of FBME Tanzania.
FBME’S Tanzanian operations are licensed and supervised by the Bank of Tanzania.
Since 1993 it has maintained a Representative Office in Moscow.
FBME’S representative office in Moscow is licensed and supervised by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation.
FBME is committed to observing international best practices at all times and considers that good corporate governance is essential to our success and client interests. Through our Code of Conduct for Directors and Code of Ethics for management and staff, our Bank is also committed to shared values that guide us in all our activities. Our standards, policies and procedures are also in line with international corporate governance standards.
We are guided by high standards of ethics and recognise basic human rights and anti-discrimination principles. Corporate citizenship forms part of our core values and it inculcates sound principles to our business approach.
FBME takes pride in being able to provide bespoke solutions and services to both personal and corporate clients. Our solutions are client-driven and endeavour to focus on our clients’ business needs.
At FBME we eliminate boundaries and transcend time zones to improve clients’ situations, while striving to provide superior customer service, communicating tailor-made financial solutions and professionalism. Our corporate culture is one that advocates integrity, quality of service and collaboration.
Clients benefit from our network of partnerships and correspondents, which operates over 900,000 ATM’s world-wide, providing account holders’ access to their funds world-wide.
FBME DIRECT, our online e-Banking service, offers our clients a convenient way to view and manage all relationships through a secure web portal.
We carefully select our management, staff and partners, enabling us to offer clients the highest standards of client care, confidentiality and integrity.
Our multi-lingual team can communicate with clients in most European Union languages, as well as in Russian, Ukrainian, Armenian, Arabic and Swahili.
FBME's Management Team takes pride in their diversity and experience and has extensive International Business knowledge and proven skills in the financial services industry.
We view our client relationships as an integral part of our business and endeavour to maintain personal contact by ensuring that our senior management travels regularly to meet with our clients.
Privacy & Security
Our services are accessible through our state-of-the-art international network system which is a fully secured network for transmitting private and corporate information while ensuring that business transactions are performed without delay.
We thank our clients for their patronage and support.