Fitch Rates Bank Albilad ‘A-‘; Stable Outlook

BAB’s Long-Term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) are driven by potential support from the Saudi Arabian authorities, as reflected by its Government Support Rating (GSR) of ‘a-‘. BAB’s GSR is in line with that of other Fitch-rated Saudi banks, reflecting Fitch’s view on the Saudi authorities’ strong ability and willingness to support domestic banks.