List of Commercial Banks in Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua & Barbuda Investment Bank Ltd (ABIB)

The Antigua and Barbuda government ceased operations of the troubled Antigua & Barbuda Investment Bank (ABIB) in November 2015, announcing that the Eastern Caribbean Amalgamated Bank (ECAB) would be taking on most of ABIB’s operations.

Antigua Commercial Bank Ltd (ACB)

Founded in 1955, this is Antigua’s first indigenous bank and public company. Antigua Commercial Bank (ACB) supports local entrepreneurs and small business owners. Its subsidiary, ACB Mortgage and Trust Company is the largest provider of mortgage finance on the island.

Antigua Overseas Bank Ltd (AOB)

Three months after sister organisation ABIB ceased operations and 4 years after being placed in receivership, AOB was liquidated in February 2016.

American International Bank (AIB)

AIB was closed in 2001 due to the largest non-drug money laundering investigation ever conducted by the US Customs Service.

Scotiabank (formerly Bank of Nova Scotia)

Scotiabank is Canada’s international bank and a leading financial services provider in Antigua and Barbuda. The bank offers personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.

Barrington Bank

Barrington Bank gives international clients easy, quick and secure computer access to a complete range of offshore banking services, including multi-currency banking and financial services. Also offered is privacy, confidentiality and security, and great interest rates offered in a stable Caribbean environment.

Eastern Caribbean Central Bank

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was established in October 1983, replacing the Eastern Caribbean Currency Authority (ECCA). The ECCB is the Monetary Authority for 8 island economies, including Antigua and Barbuda with the primary objective to maintain the stability of the Eastern Caribbean Currency and the integrity of the banking system.

Ansbacher (Antigua) Ltd formerly PKB Privatbank Limited

Ansbacher (Antigua) Ltd ceased trading on 5 July 2016. The Financial Services and Regulatory Commission of Antigua and Barbuda cancelled the bank’s registration “on the ground that the international bank has ceased to carry on the international business for which the licence was issued”.

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)

The Royal Bank of Canada has had a presence in the Caribbean for almost 100 years. In June 2008, RBC acquired the RBTT Financial Group to become the RBC Financial Caribbean, one of the most extensive banking networks in the Caribbean. RBC provides personal and commercial banking to individuals, small businesses, and regional and multi-national corporations and governments.