Private Equity
& Direct Investment

The Private Equity & Direct Investment department is managed by a team of investment professionals who provide Shariah compliant investment services, focusing on generating investment transactions in private companies through an evidence-based research and strategic direction that unlocks growth opportunities within its portfolio of companies.
Banking on its experienced staff, the department has consistently been able to aid and support its portfolio companies in achieving their growth plans and sustainable competitive advantage over competitors through direct guidance.
The team also monitors, manages investments held directly under KFH Capital and provides the required support.
Transformative Impact

Successful Exits

The Private Equity team has been consistently successful in transforming distressed assets and generating the largest value of exits in Kuwait’s market.

Restructuring specialists

This unit provides a wide range of products to lead distressed companies sail through an extensive restructuring exercise. Our team carefully balances management of such companies to unlock their potential without compromising the stability of workflows and employees’ morale.

Proven track record

We have a successful track record in the turnaround of loss-making flagship investments through its cost rationalization and the increased efficiency of workflows as well as introducing a diversified revenue streams to these companies.

Our Experience – Successful Track Record of Exits

A leading financial services

company in the GCC

Location: Kuwait
Year Invested: 1998
Year Exited: 2018
Deal size: KD 14.0 million

A company focused on the
education and professional
training sectors

Location: Kuwait
Year Invested: 1994
Year Exited: 2018
Deal size: KD 14.0 million


A manufacturer and

distributor of bottled water

Location: Kuwait
Year Invested: 2014
Year Exited: 2017
Deal size: KD 20.1 million

Imports manufacturing

and construction equipment
and material

Location: Kuwait
Year Invested: 2008
Year Exited: 2017
Deal size: KD 7.2 million


A leading expatriate medical

examination company

Location: Kuwait
Year Invested: 1997
Year Exited: 2017
Deal size: KD 5.6 million

Islamic Bank based

in Bangladesh

Location: Bangladesh
Year Invested: 1983
Year Exited: 2017
Deal size: KD 7.7 million


Selected companies from current portfolio

  • 3rd Largest Aircraft leasing
    company in the world
  • Listed company on Boursa Kuwait with
    a market cap of USD 1.1 billion
  • The company expects to double the size of its fleet in the coming 5 years

  • Leading with a market share of 35% of the
    Private Hospital sector in Kuwait
  • Expanding to its 2nd premises in
    the south of Kuwait
  • KFH Capital is the largest
    shareholder of the hospital

  • Established in 1981 as a leading
    integrated information technology
    service provider
  • Company’s flagship product is the ITS ETHIX – Core banking solution
  • ITS services comprise of outsourcing, managed & professional services
Our Funds