Our Group

We are one of the region's largest and most acclaimed financial services groups with an unrivalled reputation for world class financial solutions comparable with the best in the world.

Since our inception, Samba has been leading the industry in innovation with a long list of industry firsts, playing a major role in the modern transformation of banking in Saudi Arabia. Indeeed, our world class services, market-leading products and superior technology have made us one of the most successful financial services brands and the most internationally acclaimed bank in Saudi Arabia and even the Middle East.

Samba Firsts

Samba has been a leader in pioneering innovative banking services and products.

Samba was the first bank to offer these services in the Kingdom:

  • Private Banking
  • Priority Banking: Sambadiamond & Sambagold
  • ATMs
  • Charge Cards
  • Debit Cards
  • Islamic Credit Cards
  • Murabaha-based Cash Finance
  • Phone Banking (with live and automated voice  response)
  • Investment Banking and Brokerage
  • Corporate Finance and M&A Services
  • Leasing
  • FX Derivatives
  • Interest Rate Derivatives
  • Samba Alkhair Ladies Credit Card
  • Credit Shield Insurance
  • Savings-Linked Insurance
  • Cash and Check Deposit Facility at ATMs
  • SpeedCash Remittance Services
  • Automated Signature Verification
  • Cash Management & Transaction Banking Services
  • Online Local Share Dealing
  • Online GCC investment account opening
  • GCC Online Trading
  • Straight-through-processing of IPO subscriptions
  • A dedicated full-service investment unit with full brokerage and asset management capabilities
  • A local equity fund open to overseas investors and listed in the London Stock Exchange
  • The Kingdom's first Real Estate Fund
  • The Kingdom's first China Fund

Samba Operations Network

Samba is one of the largest financial services in Saudi Arabia and has an extensive operations network in the Kingdom and across the globe.

Our Network:

In Saudi Arabia:

  • 72 Branches
  • 30 SpeedCash centres
  • 496 ATMs in Saudi Arabia
  • 25 Ladies centers
  • SambaOnline
  • SambaPhone
  • SambaMobile

In Dubai:

  • 1 Branch
  • 28 ATMs
  • SambaOnline
  • SambaPhone

In Pakistan:

  • 34 Branches across major cities in Pakistan
  • 28 ATMs
  • SambaOnline
  • SambaPhone

We have branches in London and Qatar as well.