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 established its headquarters in the Kingdom of Bahrain in 2006, and has since cemented its reputation as the fastest growing bank in the Kingdom and a highly influential force in the Islamic banking industry on a regional level. The Bank was awarded Bahrain’s Best Domestic in 2021 by Asiamoney Middle East and Bahrain’s Best Islamic Retail Bank in 2020 & 2019 by the London-based Global Banking & Finance Awards.

Al Salam Bank offers a comprehensive range of innovative and unique Shari’a-compliant financial products and services through its extended network of branches and ATMs. In addition to its diverse range of retail banking services, the Bank also provides corporate banking, private banking, asset management, international transaction banking as well as treasury services.

Licensed and regulated as an Islamic Retail Bank by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), Al Salam is listed on the Bahrain Bourse as the Trading Code “SALAM”, and on the Dubai Financial Market as the Trading Code “SALAM_BAH”.

International Finance Corporation


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


Established in 1985, the Trade and Development Bank (TDB), formerly the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development 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.

Sheikh Abdullah Mohamed AbdulAziz Al Romaizan

Sheikh Abdullah Mohammed AbdulAziz AlRomaizan is a Saudi entrepreneur and major investor in Real Estate, Financial Industry, Information Technology, Oil and Gas in Saudi Arabia and Globally.

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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


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Trade and Development Bank (formerly the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank)


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