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September 03, 2015 10:16 PM ET

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Company Overview of Mohammed Abdulmohsen Al-Kharafi & Sons Co. W.L.L.

Company Overview

Mohammed Abdulmohsen Al-Kharafi & Sons Co. W.L.L. operates in construction, manufacturing, investment, commercial, and hotels and tourism businesses around the world. The company’s construction activities include general contracting, HVAC, marine and piling, and well drilling, as well as producing readymix concrete. Its manufacturing activities comprise producing insulation panels, steel fabrication, pre-fabricated buildings, terrazzo tiles, and aluminum windows and doors. Mohammed Abdulmohsen Al-Kharafi & Sons Co. W.L.L. was founded in 1956 and is based in Safat, Kuwait. It has subsidiaries in Bulgaria, Albania, Lebanon, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Syria, the Gamb...

Shuwaikh Industrial Area

Safat,  13009


Founded in 1956


965 2 481 3622


965 2 481 1861

Key Executives for Mohammed Abdulmohsen Al-Kharafi & Sons Co. W.L.L.

Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Mohammed Abdulmohsen Al-Kharafi & Sons Co. W.L.L. Key Developments

Al Kharafi Group Announces Executive Changes

Al Kharafi Group has appointed Fawzi al-Kharafi as chairman of the business to replace his brother Jassim, who passed away earlier this month. The company also appointed Mohannad Mohamed al-Kharafi as deputy chairman, director at the company.

KKR And TPG To Reportedly Bid For Americana

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (NYSE:KKR) and TPG Capital, L.P. are among groups examining bids for a majority stake in Kuwait Food Company (Al Americana) K.S.C.P. (KWSE:FOOD) from Mohammed Abdulmohsen Al-Kharafi & Sons Co. W.L.L., reported Bloomberg News citing people familiar with the matter. The buyout firms are among at least six groups exploring the purchase of Americana from the Al-Kharafi family, added the people, who asked not to be identified because the talks are private. Two of the people also said that other bidders interested in the sale, which could value Americana at about $5 billion, include CVC Capital Partners Limited and Advent International Corporation. Spokesmen for KKR, TPG, Advent and CVC declined to comment. Representatives for Americana and the Al-Kharafi family did not respond to requests of Bloomberg seeking comment.

Americana Reportedly Up For Sale

Mohammed Abdulmohsen Al-Kharafi & Sons Co. W.L.L. is looking to sell Kuwait Food Company (Americana) S.A.K. (KWSE:FOOD) and has hired Rothschild to explore a deal, four sources familiar with the matter said. According to Thomson Reuters data, the Al-Kharafi & Sons holds 66.8% of Americana. According to Reuters, Rothschild declined to comment and Americana and Al-Kharafi & Sons were not immediately available for comment. The sources said it was not clear whether the business might be sold in part or as a whole.

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