Private Equity

The Private Equity department is managed by a team of investment professionals that provides Shariah compliant investment services, focusing on generating investment transactions in private companies through an evidence based and strategic direction that unlocks growth opportunities within its portfolio of companies.

Banking on its experienced staff, this department has been able to aid and support the stars of its portfolio companies in achieving their growth plans through direct guidance set forth in order to obtain a sustainable competitive advantage over competitors.

Transformative Impact

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

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

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

The Private Equity team has been successful in generating a number of unique exit opportunities in several sectors across the MENA region. Since its establishment, a total value of exits of around USD 1.4 Billion has been generated. Through these transactions, we have accumulated the relevant and required experience to carry out transactions of various sizes banking on our track record and great relationship with our clients and potential investors.

Successful Track Record of Exits


A leading expatriate medical

examination company

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


Imports manufacturing

and construction equipment
and material

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

 


Islamic Bank based

in Bangladesh

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


A leading financial services

company in the GCC

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

 

 

Successful Track Record of Exits


  • 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 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