Supporting businesses

numbers Our impact on Africa and the Middle East

We're powering people's ambitions in Africa and and Middle East, as the award-winning Number 1 Bank in the region

Clients in Middle East

Turning aspirations into reality

As an award-winning international bank, we're well positioned to support your financial success across Africa and the Middle East.

From financing major energy, telecoms, mining and infrastructure projects to growing businesses and building communities, our bank is powering your ambition in more places across the region than any other. Our award-winning capabilities are designed to meet your every banking need.

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Financing air fleets

Project Finance: Turning ambition into action

Ready access to finance? That’s why more businesses across the region and the world are turning to our award winning solutions, like our billion-dollar bond issue for airline to help finance fleet growth. We drive investment, expansion and success.

Islamic Banking

Sukuk Banking: Leading the way in innovative Islamic financial solutions

Grow and expand your business without compromising your beliefs. Talk to our Saadiq team about our comprehensive range of award-winning Islamic financial  products and services, including Islamic retail banking.

Connecting clients

Driving connections: connecting you to success

Your success depends on the right connections. Connections to trade. Connections to investments. Connections to transactional services. Get them all when you connect with us, because we’re connected to more countries with more convenient and accessible financial services than any other bank in the region.

Electricity substation

Power Africa: powering industry across the continent.

Energy powers growth. That’s why we have committed more than US$5 billion to Power Africa. Our project financing is supplying reliable Electricity to industries from mining companies to telecoms, while powering hospitals, schools, small businesses and communities with affordable electricity too.

Awards we're proud to have won

  • Africa Deal of the Year
  • Bahrain Deal of the Year
  • Indonesia Deal of the Year
  • Kuwait Deal of the Year
  • Musharakah Deal of the Year
  • Oman Deal of the Year
  • Real Estate Deal of the Year

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  • Best Sukuk House
  • Best Corporate Sukuk
  • Best Financial Institution Sukuk
  • Best Sovereign Sukuk
  • Best Supranational Sukuk
  • Best Financial Institution Murabaha Facility

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  • World’s Best Consumer Digital Bank - 6 Years Running
  • Best Global Consumer Mobile Banking
  • Best Global Consumer Mobile Banking App
  • Best Consumer Digital Bank Middle East and Africa
  • Best Global Consumer Information Security Initiative

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See what we offer in the Middle East

View our local sites to find out about the services we offer in the Middle East