Incorporated in 1977 as the first bank operating in accordance with the Islamic principles of Shariah, Kuwait Finance House K.S.C. (KFH) has emerged as one of the leading Islamic banks in the world. KFH has business operations in Bahrain, Turkey, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia as well as affiliates in the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Bangladesh. Dubbed the 'Harvard of Islamic banks' in the 2007 issue of Forbes magazine, KFH has earned global recognition, having received numerous prestigious local and international awards. The accolades attest the financial strength, quality of assets and the efficiency and professionalism of its employees.
Kuwait Finance House (Malaysia) Berhad (KFH Malaysia) is the first foreign Islamic bank that was granted a license under the Islamic Banking Act (Malaysia) 1983 on 8 May 2005. KFH Malaysia commenced Branch Operations on 8 August 2005. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kuwait Finance House K.S.C. (KFH), which is one of the world’s largest Islamic banking institutions. The move by KFH to set up an office in Malaysia was on the heels of Bank Negara Malaysia's (BNM's) decision to open-up the country's Islamic banking industry to qualified foreign players as recommended under its Financial Sector Master Plan.
As the regional headquarters of KFH in the Asia-Pacific region, KFH Malaysia's main role is to provide innovative Shariah-based financial solutions to its customers.
KFH Malaysia offers a complete range of Shariah-based financial products and services under Corporate Banking, Retail Banking, as well as Treasury and International Business.
OUR VISION & MISSION .. TO THE FUTURE!
Protecting and Enhancing the Interests of All Our Stakeholders
To be the leading and preferred regional Islamic Bank.
KFH Malaysia is leading the way in Islamic Finance by delivering cutting-edge Shariah-based solutions to all sections of society, being the leading authority on the growth of Islamic banking in the region and being the Finance House of Choice for customers, employees, and shareholders.
The First Foreign Islamic Bank granted a license under the Islamic Banking Act (Malaysia) 1983
Incorporation of KFH Malaysia
ISLAMIC FINANCE NEWS AWARDS - Best Islamic Bank Poll
IFN AWARDS DEALS OF THE YEAR | Musharakah Deal & Int.Murabaha Syndication KLIFF AWARDS | Most Outstanding Islamic Project Financing
THE BRANDLAUREATE AWARDS - The Best Brand in Islamic Finance THE HALAL JOURNAL AWARDS - The Best Islamic Financial Service or Product
KUALA LUMPUR ISLAMIC FINANCE FORUM - Most Outstanding Islamic Consumer Product (KFH Gold-Account-i) ISLAMIC BUSINESS & FINANCE AWARDS - Best Investment Bank (Asia)
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE AWARDS - Best Islamic Retail Banking Product ISLAMIC BUSINESS & FINANCE - SOUTHEAST ASIA AWARDS - Best Islamic Bank, Best Islamic Retail Banking Product & Most Innovative Retail Product
ISLAMIC BUSINESS & FINANCE - SOUTHEAST ASIA AWARDS - Best Retail Banking Product, Best CSR in Islamic Banking & Best Islamic Banking Website