Our Shareholders

We are a very solid financial institution enjoying the backing of strongly capitalized and committed shareholders. This has enabled us grow steadily, with a product and service offering that caters for the retail, business banking, institutional and corporate sectors. All these are supported by the latest, robust technology and delivered with impeccable service quality.
Institutional investors account for about 90% of the shareholding with the balance subscribed by prominent Kenyan investors in their individual capacity.

Istithmar World

An investment company that manages and supervises a portfolio of businesses and projects for the Government of Dubai across a wide range of industry segments and projects that promote Dubai as a hub for commerce and trading.

Al Salam Bank

Al Salam Bank-Bahrain B.S.C (ASBB) is an Islamic bank headquartered in the Kingdom of Bahrain and is licensed and regulated by the Central Bank of Bahrain. ASBB was established on 19 January 2006 in the Kingdom of Bahrain with paid-up capital of BD 120 million (US$ 318 million) and was the largest Initial Public Offering (IPO) in the Kingdom’s history with subscriptions reaching over BD 2.7 billion (US$ 7 billion). The Bank commenced commercial operations on 17 April 2006. ASBB was listed in Bahrain Bourse on 27 April 2006 and subsequently on Dubai Financial Market (DFM) on 26 March 2008. ASBB, one of the pioneering Shari’ah-compliant Banks in the Kingdom, offers its customers a comprehensive range of innovative and unique Shari’ah-compliant financial products and services through its extended strong network of branches and ATMs utilizing the state-of-art technologies to meet various banking requirements. In addition to its Retail Banking services, the Bank also offers Corporate Banking, Private Banking, Investment Banking as well as Treasury Services. The Bank’s high-caliber management team comprises highly qualified and internationally experienced professionals with proven expertise in key areas of banking, finance and related fields.

Sheikh Abdullah Mohammed AbdulAziz AlRomaizan

AlRomaizan is one of the leading investors from Saudi Arabia. He commands the largest market share of the gold business in Saudi Arabia and is a major investor in most large Saudi Banks. He is well recognized as a financially strong and a leading investor with several investment holdings across the globe.


Established in 1985, the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (TDB), formerly the PTA Bank, is a multilateral, treaty-based development financial institution, with assets of US$ 5.6 billion. The Bank finances and foster trade, regional economic integration and sustainable development through trade finance, project and infrastructure finance, asset management and business advisory services.


International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group.

Individual Investors

A selection of prominent business and opinion leaders in Kenya, and the Gulf have also invested in their personal capacities sharing our vision of developing a major financial institution.



Istithmar World


Al-Salam Bank


Sheikh Abdullah Mohamed AbdulAziz Al Romaizan


International Finance Corporation


The Eastern & Southern Africa Trade & Development Bank (Formerly PTA)


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