News 2017 June 2017 Samba entered into a partnership agreement with the Ministry of Housing Samba Financial Group and the Ministry of Housing entered into a partnership agreement to implement Samba’s Community Initiative to provide free, fully furnished housing units to needy families in the community. Eisa Al Eisa, Chairman of Samba Financial Group, is unanimously voted by representative of 20 countries "Arab Banker of the year 2017" The Union of Arab Banks' summit 2017, held recently in London, honored H.E. Eisa M. Al Eisa, Chairman of Samba Financial Group, who has been unanimously chosen as the Arab Banker of the year 2017. March 2017 Samba reinvents travel solutions with Samba Travel Mastercard Credit Card Building on its position as the most rewarding companion for frequent travellers, Samba recently expanded its line of ultimate travel cards with the launch of the new Shariah-compliant Samba Travel Mastercard Credit Card. February 2017 Samba voted "the strongest bank in the Middle East and Saudi Arabia" in 2016 Samba Financial Group, once again, led the performance of the banking and financial institutions operating in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East markets, in a new survey conducted by "The Asian Banker" magazine, a financial and banking industry publication, to measure the performance of the strongest banks on a global level. The Union of Arab Banks has unanimously chosen Al Eisa, Chairman of Samba Financial Group, as the Arab Banker of the year 2017 The Union of Arab Banks (UAB) announces that it has unanimously chosen H.E. Mr. Eisa M. Al Eisa, Chairman of Samba Financial Group, as the Arab Banker of the year 2017. This Award is the highest award offered annually by the UAB to the most distinguished Arab bankers. Samba Capital named "Best Investment Bank in Saudi Arabia" for 2016 Samba Capital and Investment Management Company (Samba Capital) has been named "Best Investment Bank in Saudi Arabia for the year 2016" by the "Euromoney" magazine, as part of Euromoney Awards for Excellence. These awards are among the most prominent international awards offered annually to the best investment banks in the world, yielding the best performance in different global markets.