Banque Saudi Fransi announces that it has successfully concluded on June 18, 2014 the issuance of a SAR 2 billion Sukuk through a private placement inside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This Sharia compliant Sukuk will support the Bank's capital base in accordance with Basel III requirements in order to assist in the Bank further growth. The issuance has a tenor of 10 years with the Bank having the right to call the Sukuk at the end of the fifth year. The Sukuk carries a half yearly profit of 3 months SIBOR +1.40%. All required approvals from the regulatory authorities have been obtained for the issuance.