IIRA Assigns Fiduciary Ratings to AlBaraka Bank Egypt

Islamic International Rating Agency (IIRA) has assigned an international scale rating of 'B-/B' (Single B Minus / Single B) and national scale rating of 'A-(eg)/A2(eg)' (Single A Minus / A Two) to AlBaraka Bank Egypt. Outlook on the assigned ratings is 'Stable'. The fiduciary score has been assessed in the range of '66-70', reflecting adequate fiduciary standards wherein rights of various stakeholders are adequately protected. Ratings assigned to ABBE derive strength from the franchise of Albaraka Banking Group (ABG) as the bank's principal owner. The bank's sound liquidity and profitability indicators in addition to favorable and improving asset quality lend support to the ratings assigned.