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June 02, 2015 11:58 AM ET

Diversified Financial Services

Company Overview of Gulf Investment Corporation

Company Overview

Gulf Investment Corporation is a venture capital arm of The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf specializing in direct investments in private companies and new business ventures. The firm prefers to invest in the utilities sector with a focus on power, water, telecommunications, and other infrastructure; chemicals and metals; diversified industrials; materials; healthcare; agriculture, consumer staples; Industrial Development; consumer discretionary; financials; financial services, petrochemicals, steel, and electricity. It seeks to invest in GCC countries. It also invests in corporate finance projects. Gulf Investment Corporation was founded in 1983 and is based in Kuwait Ci...

Jaber Al-Mubarak Street

Sharq

Kuwait City,  

Kuwait

Founded in 1983

Phone:

965 2222 5000

Fax:

965 2222 5010

Key Executives for Gulf Investment Corporation

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Head of Finance Division
Head of Operations Div.
Head of Business Development, Advisor to Deputy Chief Executive officer, and Chief Investment officer
Head of GCC Diversified Projects
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Gulf Investment Corporation Key Developments

Gulf Investment Corporation Announces Financial Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2014

Gulf Investment Corporation announced financial results for the year ended December 31, 2014. For the year, the company posted net profits of $201 million. GIC's net income is 23% higher than the prior comparative year. The improved profitability levels driven by the good performance of GIC's key business lines: capital markets and direct investments represent a return on equity of 7.6% compared to 6.7% for the previous year.

Gulf Investment Corporation Presents at Fifth Annual CFA Institute Middle East Investment Conference, Apr-10-2014 11:00 AM

Gulf Investment Corporation Presents at Fifth Annual CFA Institute Middle East Investment Conference, Apr-10-2014 11:00 AM. Venue: King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre, Hotel Road, Dead Sea, Jordan. Speakers: Russell H. Read, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer, and Director.

Gulf Investment Corporation Presents at 3rd Wharton Middle East and North Africa Conference, Apr-12-2014 11:00 AM

Gulf Investment Corporation Presents at 3rd Wharton Middle East and North Africa Conference, Apr-12-2014 11:00 AM. Venue: Wharton’s Campus, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Speakers: Shafic Ali, Group Head, Principal Investments.

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