Press Releases

Gulf International Bank Closes First Sustainability-Linked Syndicated Loan

Gulf International Bank B.S.C. (GIB) today announced that it has successfully closed a US$625 million sustainability-linked syndicated loan (SLL), making GIB the first Bahrain-headquartered bank and the first majority Saudi-owned bank to close such a facility.

Read more 10.10.2021

GIB Partners With Second Mentorship Forum Middle East

Mentorship Forum Middle East (MFME) 2021 announced Gulf International Bank (GIB) as a partner for its second annual forum taking place as a hybrid event(on-site and virtual) in the Kingdom of Bahrain in November 2021.

Read more 03.10.2021

meem by Gulf International Bank Wins “Best Islamic Digital Bank 2021” at the Global Islamic Finance Awards

Gulf International Bank B.S.C. (GIB) announced that meem, its digital retail banking arm, has been named “Best Islamic Digital Bank 2021” at the 11th Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA).

Read more 27.09.2021

Gulf International Bank sponsors a lecture hall for Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance

The Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) announced a strategic partnership with Gulf International Bank (GIB) where the bank will sponsor a lecture hall in the new BIBF building at Bahrain Bay, scheduled to be completed at the end of this year. The sponsorship of the hall, which will be named the GIB Hall, is in line with the bank's strategy of supporting the development of human capital in the labor market.

Read more 13.09.2021

Gulf International Bank Announces Consistent Strong Results for the first half of 2021

Gulf International Bank announces its 2021 semi-annual financial results including the second quarter. 

Read more 12.08.2021

Gulf International Bank Partners with the Bunyan Charitable Society and the Children with Disability Association

Gulf International Bank – Saudi Arabia (GIB Saudi Arabia) has signed two partnership agreements with Saudi charities totalling SAR 440,000 to support their work in the Kingdom.

Read more 13.07.2021

Gulf International Bank Wins Two Prestigious Honours from Global Finance “Innovators 2021” Awards

Gulf International Bank B.S.C. (GIB) has been named the winner in two key categories in Global Finance magazine’s “The Innovators 2021” awards. 

Read more 23.06.2021

Gulf International Bank Announces Strong First Quarter Results

Gulf International Bank B.S.C. (GIB) reported a net profit of $7.9 million for the first quarter of 2021 attributable to the shareholders of the parent, compared to a loss of $47.4 million in the prior year period. The consolidated GIB Group achieved a net profit of $14.1 million compared to a loss of $60.5 million in the same period last year. 

Read more 10.05.2021

GIB Wins Eight Awards from the Digital Banker Middle East & Africa Innovation Awards 2021

Gulf International Bank (GIB) announced that it has been named winner in eight key categories by The Digital Banker Middle East & Africa Innovation Awards 2021.

Read more 25.04.2021

GIB celebrates International Women’s Day 2021

Gulf International Bank (GIB) celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021 with a week-long calendar of activities showcasing the important position of female leaders and professionals across the Bank and their role in sustainable growth and financial innovation. 

Read more 08.03.2021

GIB Main Partner of the 2021 Saudi International Golf Tournament for the Third Consecutive Year

As part of its commitment to support sport and entertainment in Saudi Arabia as part of Vision 2030, Gulf International Bank (GIB) is a main sponsor of the 2021 Saudi International Golf Tournament powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers for the third year in a row. 

Read more 04.02.2021

GIB Capital named Best Debt House for Saudi Arabia and Bahrain by EMEA Finance

GIB Capital, the Riyadh-based investment banking and asset management arm of Gulf International Bank – Saudi Arabia, has been named Best Debt House, Saudi Arabia and Best Debt House, Bahrain at the EMEA Finance Middle East Banking Awards 2020. Now in its 13th year, the awards recognise excellence in commercial, investment and Islamic banking across the Middle East, as well as brokerage and asset management activities.

Read more 18.01.2021