May 30, 2016 7:30 PM ET

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Company Overview of UAE Exchange Centre LLC

Company Overview

UAE Exchange Centre LLC provides global remittance and foreign exchange services. It offers retail services, such as bill payment, wealth management, mobile phone products, travel and tours, prepaid cards, account opening, and loyalty programs. The company also provides corporate services, such as payroll, corporate cash collection, and corporate cash payout services. UAE Exchange Centre LLC was founded in 1980 and is based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Level 02

Al Sayegh Centre

Sh. Hamdan Street

PO Box 170

Abu Dhabi,  

United Arab Emirates

Founded in 1980


971 2 610 5555


971 2 632 1767

Key Executives for UAE Exchange Centre LLC

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 39
Age: 56
Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board
Age: 72
Co-Founder and Director
Chief Financial Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

UAE Exchange Centre LLC Key Developments

Dunia's Strategic Review To Conclude Shortly

Dunia Finance LLC is going to conclude a strategic review shortly. A strategic review of Dunia, including a potential stake sale, is expected to be concluded shortly, the Chief Executive of shareholder Waha Capital said on March 22, 2016. "The strategic review of Dunia started last year is to conclude soon. We are looking at options and what's best," Waha Capital PJSC boss Salem al-Noaimi told Reuters. He declined to elaborate or confirm the bidders. Sources told Reuters last August that these included UAE Exchange Centre LLC and Dubai shopping mall developer Majid Al Futtaim. Dunia Finance is set to expand its geographical footprint in the GCC, with considering new strategies that may include an initial public offering. According to Salem Al Noaimi, chairman of Dunia, the company will “very soon come to the market with a clarification” on the direction it plans to take.

UAE Exchange Announces Management Appointments

UAE Exchange announced that it has named a new chief executive and changes to its board on August 24, 2015. Deputy Chief Executive Promoth Manghat has been promoted to chief executive. Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty, who founded the company, has been appointed chairman of the board. Nabeel Abdul Rahman, chief executive and vice-chairman of KBBO Group, was named vice-chairman.

Travelex To Merge With UAE Exchange And List

Travelex Holdings Limited will merge with UAE Exchange Centre LLC and will be listed in Abu Dhabi by early on in 2017, according to Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty, Founder and Chairman of UAE Exchange. Shetty said, "UAE Exchange is into remittances and Travelex is forex, their targets are different. We see exponential growth going forward. We have plans to merge the two entities to expand, to grow the business." and added that a public share offer in Abu Dhabi was also part of the plan. Shetty further added that details about the percentage of shares to be offered to the public are yet to be finalized. N M Rothschild & Sons Limited acted as financial advisor for the deal.

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