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.

Global Integrated Banking 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.

OUR VISION & Mission .. TO THE FUTURE!

Protecting and Enhancing the Interests of All Our Stakeholders

The Islamic Pioneer Corporation Since 1977

Kuwait Finance House Timeline

  • Incorporation of KFH as the first Islamic bank in State of Kuwait

    1977

  • KFH commences business activities

    1978

  • Incorporation of KFH-Turkey

    1989

  • Incorporation of KFH-Bahrain

    2001

  • Financing “Al Shuwaihat" station where Islamic tier reached US$ 250 million in the project total cost US$ 1.6 billion.

    2002

  • Founding of three investment funds worth US$ 1.7 billion as a finance lease of 9 commercial aircrafts

    2003

  • KFH is registered as the first Islamic bank at the Central Bank of Kuwait

    2004

  • Incorporation of KFH-Malaysia. In addition to Increase of "ALAFCO" share to KD 50 million and marketing of "Al-Fajr" Islamic fund – US$ 20 million.

    2005

  • Incorporation of an Islamic bank in Jordan with KD 50 million capital through KFH-Bahrain

    2008

  • “Kuwait Turk Participation Bank” licensed to work in Germany

    2010

  • KFH – Saudi launch a real estate investment portfolio amounting KD 500 million

    2011

  • Launching a real estate portfolio amounting KD 1 billion

    2012

  • International banking sector succeeds in arranging an international “Ijara” deal

    2013

  • Issuance of short term “Sukuk” amounting US$ 1.6 billion in cooperation with International financial institutions

    2014

  • Inauguration of the First Fully Integrated Islamic bank operating In Germany, the largest economy in Europe

    2015

  • Participation in financing the Kuwaiti clean fuel project with a value of KD 500 Million.

    2016

  • There are plenty of successes.. !

    2017