>Al-Maris Investment Group’s Private Equity division overseas a number of subsidiaries as well as joint ventures operating in diverse sectors of the economy. The portfolio has broadened its profile considerably to include companies in hospitalities including health care, real estate, manufacture, technology, oil products, telecom and IT. The PE portfolio contains both acquisitions and Al-Maris Investment Group founded companies. Al-Maris Investment Group’s primary aim is to add value to the companies in its portfolio and to develop a core group of companies that serve as the portfolio’s foundation. All transactions take place only after a process of due diligence that measures risk while identifying catalysts for increasing value. Potential acquisitions are analyzed in light of a company’s existing profitability, its potential for profitability based on operational guidance, its synergy with Al-Maris Investment Group companies and, in specific cases, the possibility of merging it with other Al-Maris Investment Group properties. The ultimate goal is to maximize value by diving improved operational results via increased productivity, efficiency and value. Although Al-Maris Investment Group’s PE holdings operate in very different business sectors, executives ensure through ongoing analysis that each and every company meets common international standards in terms of governance, transparency and best practices. Al-Maris Investment Group manages the companies in its portfolio by forming effective boards of directors and installing company’s management capable of steering the company towards achievement of its goals.

Al-Maris Investment Group’s Private Equity division overseas a number of subsidiaries as well as joint ventures operating in diverse sectors of the economy. The portfolio has broadened its profile considerably to include companies in hospitalities including health care, real estate, manufacture, technology, oil products, telecom and IT. The PE portfolio contains both acquisitions and Al-Maris Investment Group founded companies. Al-Maris Investment Group’s primary aim is to add value to the companies in its portfolio and to develop a core group of companies that serve as the portfolio’s foundation. All transactions take place only after a process of due diligence that measures risk while identifying catalysts for increasing value. Potential acquisitions are analyzed in light of a company’s existing profitability, its potential for profitability based on operational guidance, its synergy with Al-Maris Investment Group companies and, in specific cases, the possibility of merging it with other Al-Maris Investment Group properties. The ultimate goal is to maximize value by diving improved operational results via increased productivity, efficiency and value. Although Al-Maris Investment Group’s PE holdings operate in very different business sectors, executives ensure through ongoing analysis that each and every company meets common international standards in terms of governance, transparency and best practices. Al-Maris Investment Group manages the companies in its portfolio by forming effective boards of directors and installing company’s management capable of steering the company towards achievement of its goals.

OUR INVESTMENTS

Al-Maris Investment Group was the second largest shareholder in Al Khaliji Bank, one of Kuwait’s leading banks. Al Khaliji Bank has now been merged with Al-Maris Investment Group to create a leading regional Islamic banking institution.

Al-Maris Investment Group has a 45% stake in BNF Bank, a key player in the Maltese financial services sector.