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Arab National Bank (anb) – One of the ten largest banks in the Middle East. It was established in 1979 and has about 200 local branches, 50 ladies sections and one branch in London. As of June 30, 2015, customer deposits and total assets reached USD 35.3 billion and USD 44.4 billion, respectively.

Al Rajhi Bank – One of the world's largest Islamic banks in terms of total assets. It also the largest branch network (over 550 branches), and the largest ATM network in Saudi Arabia. As of April 29, 2016, it had a market capitalization of $26.2 billion.

Bank Al-Jazira (BAJ) – One of the leading Shari'ah compliant fast growing financial institutions in Saudi Arabia. BAJ provides customers with innovative Shari'ah compliant financial services. As of June 30, 2015, it had total assets of approximately $18.2 billion and employed over 2,000 staff.

Banque Saudi Fransi (BSF) – A full service commercial bank serving the local and international banking needs of its clients. It is a leading provider of comprehensive financial services and products in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia and other markets.

Islamic Development Bank (IDB) – IDB was established in pursuance of the Declaration of Intent issued at the Conference of Finance Ministers of Muslim Countries in December 1973. The purpose of the Bank is to foster the economic development and social progress of member countries and Muslim communities in accordance with the principles of Shari'ah.

National Commercial Bank (NCB) (Al-Ahli Bank) – The first Saudi Arabian bank. NCB is the largest bank in terms of capital in the Arab world and one of the pioneers in Islamic banking.

Riyad Bank – One of the largest financial institutions in the Middle East. The Bank's network includes over 300 local branches and 2,500 ATMs as well as international offices in London, Houston, and Singapore.

Samba Financial Group (formerly known as Saudi American Bank) is a large banking group in Saudi Arabia, established in 1980 with the takeover of Citibank branches in Jeddah and Riyadh. SAMBA was always the acronym for the Saudi American Bank but the name was changed to Samba Financial Group in 2003.

Saudi British Bank (SABB) – Established on January 21, 1978, SABB formally commenced activities on July 1, 1978 when it took over the operations of the British Bank of the Middle East (BBME) in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Hollandi Bank (SHB), founded in 1926, the first bank in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. SHB employs over 1,600 people with a Saudization ratio of over 87% and operates 55 branches and approximately 400 ATMs throughout the Kingdom.

Saudi Investment Bank (SAIB) – A Saudi Arabian joint stock company established in 1976. SAIB offers a wide of range retail and commercial banking products and services in addition to investment banking. It offers current and deposit accounts, mortgages, insurance, treasury services, letters of credit, trade finance, loan syndications, foreign exchange, advisory services, hedging solutions, asset management, credit card related products and other services.

United Saudi Bank (USB) merged with Samba in 1999 by an exchange of shares to form one of the largest banks in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East.

 The Largest Banks in Saudi Arabia

Rank Company Total assets (US$b, Dec 2014) Total assets (SAR b, Dec 2014)
1 National Commercial Bank 115.903 434.878
2 Al Rajhi Bank 82.011 307.712
3 Samba Financial Group 57.941 217.399
4 Riyad Bank 57.192 214.589
5 Banque Saudi Fransi 50.312 188.777
6 Saudi British Bank (SABB) 50.001 187.609
7 Arab National Bank 43.887 164.668
8 Saudi Hollandi Bank 25.751 96.619
9 Saudi Investment Bank (SAIB) 24.953 93.626
10 Islamic Development Bank * 20.565 n/a
11 Bank AlJazira 17.738 66.554

* assets at November 2013