• History

History

Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) was established in 1979 as the first Islamic ‎commercial bank in the Kingdom of Bahrain, The authorized capital is ‎BD 100 million and paid up capital is BD 93.967 million.‎

Since its inception, BisB has recorded a steady growth. At the end of ‎‎2013,the shareholders’ funds reached nearly BD 78 million Bahraini ‎Dinars, with assets in excess of BD 910 million.‎

In 2007 The Bank had launched its new identity with the core objective of ‎radiating its new and fresh mandate of exceeding expectations, both from ‎an inspirational and a functional perspective.‎

The Bank has been maintaining its leading position in the Islamic banking ‎sector through adopting innovative Islamic investment and financing ‎products, supported by superior retail and corporate banking services. ‎The Bank is listed on the Bahrain Stock Exchange. The major ‎shareholders are leading local and regional financial institutions. The ‎Bank operates under supervision and the regulatory framework of the ‎Central Bank of Bahrain.‎

The Bank, with 11 local branches & new Financial Malls, has established ‎the largest network among Islamic banks in the Kingdom. These branches ‎offer quality banking services, financing and investment opportunities ‎compliant with Sharia’a requirement for individual and corporate ‎customers.‎