Kingdom Holding Reports Net Income of $188 Million for the Year 2012 a 10.5% increase over 2011

 Kingdom Holding Reports Net Income of $188 Million for the Year 2012 a 10.5%
                              increase over 2011

KHC's CFO: "The 136% increase in share price in 2012 was the highest in Saudi
Arabia"

PR Newswire

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 24, 2013

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kingdom Holding Company
(KHC), chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud,
announced the Company's financial results of operations for the fourth quarter
and the twelve months ended December 31, 2012. The Company reported that
consolidated net income for twelve months totaled $188  million, an increase
of 10.5% over last year's, while the fourth quarter results of $56 million
exceeded last year's by 11.6%.

Mr. Shadi S. Sanbar, the Company's CFO and member of the Investment Committee,
highlighted the following achievements for the year 2012. "KHC realized
significant gains from sales of certain real estate land sales in Riyadh, and
recognized profit from the sale of hotels together with improving results from
its three hotel management companies. In addition, the general improvements
in the equities market, both domestically and internationally, coupled with
improving results from its associated companies and income on investments
contributed favorably to the overall success in 2012." Moreover, Mr. Sanbar
added: "The 136% increase in share price in 2012 was the highest in Saudi
Arabia and reflects the overall market confidence in the Company's sustained
ability to deliver and realize substantial value to its shareholders."

Founded in 1980, KHC is a publicly traded company which was listed on Tadawul
(the Saudi Stock Exchange) in 2007. KHC is one of the world's most successful
and diversified business organizations, highly respected in the field of
investments and recognized as an elite player in the Arabian Gulf region, and
internationally. KHC's portfolio has its main interest in landmark hotel
properties and hotel management companies, real estate development in Jeddah
and Riyadh, financial services, technology and media, manufacturing, aviation
and agriculture.

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SOURCE Kingdom Holding Company

Website: http://www.KINGDOM.com.sa
Contact: Intisar Al-Yamani, Media@kingdom.com.sa, or Kingdom Holding Company,
+966-1-211-1111, Investor.relations@kingdom.com.sa