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Islamic Banking.. A Distinct Concept

Islamic banking refers to a system of banking, which is compliant with religious law called Shari’a, guided by Islamic principles of an integral and just society. The cornerstone of Islamic banking and finance is transparency and honest dealings that achieves mutual benefits for the bank and customer. We at KFH provide services that exemplify those values.

Global Integrated Operations

Leading the Islamic finance industry globally, and offering a suite of financial Islamic services and products. KFH’s group banking network spans across seven regions worldwide, with 430 branches, over 790 ATMs and approximately 8,600 employees.
For latest information on KFH-Bahrain please refer to our Annual Report.

THE ISLAMIC PIONEER CORPORATION SINCE 1977

Kuwait Finance House Timeline

  • Officially started operating in Bahrain

    2002

  • Acquired a 50% ownership interest in Durrat Khaleej Al-Bahrain Company (Durrat Al-Bahrain).

    2003

  • KFH-Bahrain own a 60% stake in Canterbury Limited New Zealand

    2004

  • Launch of the region's first unique “Ijara Card” finance product

    2006

  • Established an Investment Bank in Jordan, Kuwait Finance House (Jordan)

    2007

  • Received Best Project Finance House

    2008

  • Achieved the ‘Best Islamic Wealth Management’ award at the Islamic Business and Finance Awards 2009 organised by CPI Financial

    2009

  • Strategic Partners of The World Islamic Banking Conference

    2010

  • Achieved the 'Best Mobile Application-Bahrain e-Content Award 2011'

    2011

  • Launched the highly successful "Libshara" Saving Account

    2012

  • Achieved the 'Best Investment Advisory Service for Three-Way Banker Merger' from CPI Financial Banker Middle East Product Awards

    2013

  • Achieved the ‘Best New Retail Financial Product” 2014 for Tamweely Personal Finance

    2014

  • Launched the Wealth Management Services

    2015

  • Launched "Mazaya" - Social Housing Finance scheme with Ministry of Housing

    2016

  • Achieved the “Outstanding Performance for Credit Cards Issued in Bahrain 2017” award.

    2017