Knowledge, experience and expertise joined together in a 50:50 partnership between The Bank of Bahrain & Kuwait (BBK) and Shamil Bank, two of Bahrain’s leading financial institutions. In early 2010, Capinnova Investment Bank, the Sharia’a-compliant investment banking arm and fully owned subsidiary of BBK acquired 50% stake in Sakana from BBK. Further, Shamil Bank was merged with its parent Ithmaar Bank during the year 2010 and accordingly Ithmaar Bank became a 50% stakeholder.Sakana is an Islamic Financing Company regulated by the Central Bank of Bahrain with paid-up capital of BD 20 million.
To be the catalyst for the prosperity of the housing sector and the innovator of holistic housing solutions.
To be the market leader in mortgage financing in Bahrain through development and delivery of innovative products and superior customer service.
At SAKANA we are always friendly, approachable, honest, flexible and ready to listen to customers. We strive to understand the needs of our customers and endeavour to deliver solutions to best fit those needs. At SAKANA, we firmly believe that every dream can be realized. For us, a customer is a life-long partner whom we accompany throughout the investment process and beyond. SAKANA produces fresh and holistic answers based on research and knowledge.
Investment in people is one of SAKANA’s core principles. We are profoundly dedicated to the development and success of our employees. Our flexible approach ensures multi-skilled competency and encourages staff to think creatively to enhance and assure our clients’ financial growth. Policies and procedures are clear, transparent and regularly assessed to ensure implementation of best business practices.
Where we live and operate is important to SAKANA. Harmony in family and finance is central to SAKANA’s philosophy. Community contact, research and anticipation of needs allow us to be a provider of answers – whether locally, regionally or globally.
SAKANA is aware of its role as a corporate citizen and practices corporate social responsibility promoting stability and growth whilst embracing the opportunity to make Bahrain a beacon and a leader of the regional drive towards a better environment and responsible financial growth.