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Private Equity & Corporate Banking

Private Equity

Our Private equity platform is well-positioned to offer attractive Shari’ah investment opportunities to our stakeholders.
Our industry-specific expertise and in-depth market knowledge allow us to work closely with our clients to originate, structure and execute deals in key sectors that have the potential for growth and promise rewarding returns.
We have a successful track record in sourcing and exiting investments in different markets and in a diverse range of sectors including healthcare, energy, industries, food & beverage, luxury and real estate

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Emirates National Factory for Plastic Industries (ENPI)

QFIB acquired a 71.3% stake in ENPI and since then has played an instrumental role in streamlining the business, institutionalizing operations and expanding its manufacturing base to include Abu Dhabi and KSA hence cementing ENPI’s position as leading player in the plastic packaging solutions industry.

In October 2012 QFB signed a share purchase agreement with Saudi Printing & Packaging Co. (SPPC) to sell its 71.3% stake in ENPI Group.

Acquisition: July 2009
Exit: October 2012


Qcon is among the pre-eminent EPC contractor based in Qatar. In 2009, QFIB acquired a 41% stake in QCON as a part of a consortium that bought 100% of Qatar Shipping’s share in the company and exited its entire stake in Qcon, which has been sold to an undisclosed Qatari investor.

Acquisition: September 2009
Exit: March 2012

Memorial Healthcare group

QFIB along with ARGUS Capital, a London based private equity house, acquired a 40% minority stake in Memorial Health Group (MHG), one of the leading healthcare providers in Turkey.

MHG began operations in February 2000 and is among the top two ‘class A’ healthcare groups in Turkey, offering high quality service with well respected physicians and state-of-the-art equipment.

Acquisition: August 2010
Exit: September 2018

Kuwait Energy Company

Acquisition of a US$16 million stake in Kuwait Energy Company, a leading Middle Eastern independent oil and gas exploration and production company headquartered in Kuwait. The stake was acquired from an existing shareholder and marks QFIB’s second investment in the oil and gas sector.

Acquisition: June 2011
Exit: March 2019

Al Wasita Emirates for Services & Catering

QFB Acquired a majority stake in Al Wasita Emirates for Services & Catering (“WES”), the UAE based total support services management firm.

The acquisition, in the form of a management buyout, marks QFIB’s third deal in the Industrial sector and reaffirms the bank’s investment strategy which focuses on sectorial and geographic diversification.

Acquisition: January 2012

English Home

QFB acquired 40% stake in English Home, the leading retailer of home textile products in Turkey.

The acquisition marks QFIB’s first venture into the retail sector and the second in the Turkish market, which further demonstrates QFIB’s commitment to portfolio and geographical diversification.

Acquisition: November 2012
Exit: September 2018

Food Service Company

QFB invested a 49% stake in FSC, the leading Qatari Food & Beverages Company that operates a 16-branch network of 5 brands including Opera Patisserie, Opera Café, Opera Catering, Take Away and Kanafaji.

QFB exited FSC in March 2019 which is in line with the Bank’s strategy to ensure an optimum value from its PE portfolio in Qatar.

Acquisition: January 2015
Exit: April 2021

CMRC limited

In 2015, the Bank acquired an adjusted stake of 13.5% in CMRC Limited, the leading medical rehabilitation center in the Gulf region. The company’s turnover has increased from USD $ 15 million in 2015, to more than USD $ 54 million in 2020. QFB exited CMRC in March 2021 with a net IRR (internal rate of return) of 19%.

Acquisition: January 2015
Exit: March 2021

Al Rifai International Holding (ARIH)

ARIH marked QFB’s debut investment venture in the food and beverage manufacturing industry when the Bank acquired 15% stake in the company in 2011. The Bank later raised its shares in the company to 31.% in 2012. Since the acquisition, ARIH has emerged as a household name for nuts and snacks not only in the GCC, but also globally on the back of its strategic alliances with global FMCG players, distribution channels and duty-free operating partners.

Acquisition: 2011
Exit: March 2021

Corporate Banking

In a fast-paced world, it is important for any business to have support and insight from a trusted financial partner.
With the best interest of our clients in mind, we continuously strive to add value to their business. We make every effort to fully understand the complexities and challenges a business may face and provide bespoke financial solutions to support our clients in achieving their strategic business objectives.

Our team of well-trained and qualified professionals has a wealth of experience across several markets and sectors. They dedicate time and effort to holistically understand each clients’ business needs. Using their expertise and insights they identify areas of growth and tailor-make Shari’ah compliant financial solutions to ensure value creation.

Our professionals have extensive knowledge and expertise to advise our clients on lending and corporate finance solutions as well as maximizing opportunities for raising capital, managing treasury, and risk exposure.