The Bank commenced operations in 1977 pursuant to a Royal Decree dated June 22, 1976. In 1983, the Bank adopted the SAIB name and moved into commercial banking. The Al-Asalah Islamic Banking brand, through which the Bank provides Shariah-compliant products and services, was launched in 2006. Islamic principles form the core of all the Bank’s operations and our Shariah Committee ensures adherence to Shariah principles in our product development.
SAIB offers wholesale, retail, and commercial banking products in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, both Shariah-compliant and traditional. The Bank also provides its services to the government, quasi-government, corporate, and MSME sectors. Our finance operations offer a range of non-interest-based banking products including Murabaha, Istisna’a, and Ijarah. Our product portfolio also includes several treasury and investment banking products.
Our joint ventures and subsidiaries expand our range of products and services to include investment banking, share trading, asset management, leasing finance, mortgage finance, brokerage services, corporate finance services, and credit card services.
Referring to its strategic partnerships, the Bank has three subsidiary companies, all of which are 100% owned by the Bank:
In addition, the Bank has investments in the following three associate companies: