New Saudi Banking

We’re dedicated to propelling the nation towards 2030 and beyond. 

Our Purpose
Moving the nation towards a brighter future
To empower our customers to achieve their goals for the future.
To bring the best opportunities to our economy and our people.
To reinforce the nation’s position on the global financial map.
To carry our expertise, thinking, and values to the world.
Our goals
The journey to Saudi National Bank
The National Commercial Bank
1953
NCB is created by Royal Decree. 
1996
NCB established its Shariah Board.
1997
The bank became a joint stock company.
2014
NCB made its first public share offering, marking a new era in the bank’s history. 
Samba Financial Group
1955
Samba was first born as Citibank, with its first branch opening in 1955.
1980
A Royal Decree was issued that turned Citibank into the Saudi American Bank.
1999
Saudi American Bank merged with United Saudi Bank, creating one of the largest financial institutions in the Middle East.
2003
The bank came under complete local management and was renamed Samba Financial Group or Samba.
Saudi National Bank
2021
1 April 2021 – The first legal day of Saudi National Bank as the merger between National Commercial Bank and Samba Financial Group became official.