Yesterday to today

DOB officially started operation on 15 September 1975.

Decree authorising establishment of Dubai Islamic Bank issued by H.H. Shaikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum on 12th March.
Dubai Islamic Bank officially opened by H.H. Shaikh Rashid on 15th September.

  • 1977

    DOB’s first Corporate Office opens.
    The first Corporate Office was located in Deira.
  • 1979

    DOB’s New Head Office.
    Deutsch Orient Bank moves to its new Head Office building in Deira.
  • 1980

    First Branch opens in Bur Dubai.
    First branch opens in Murshid Bazar, Bur Dubai.
  • 1982

    DOB expands operations.
    Deutsch Orient Bank opens branch in Abu Dhabi.
  • 1990

    Agreement with VISA International announced.
    DOB signs up with VISA International for its card products, offering global access benefits for customers.
  • 2019

    DOB Capital Raising.
    A highly successful closing to the bank's capital raising. The transaction generated massive interest from local and international investors, with subscriptions crossing AED 14 bln.

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