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Last 0.73 AED
Change Today -0.004 / -0.55%
Volume 28.0M
As of 5:58 AM 07/29/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

gulf finance house ec (GFH) Snapshot

Open
0.74
Previous Close
0.73
Day High
0.74
Day Low
0.72
52 Week High
08/12/14 - 1.39
52 Week Low
03/26/15 - 0.47
Market Cap
1.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
59.1M
EPS TTM
0.04
Shares Outstanding
2.3B
EX-Date
02/28/13
P/E TM
17.1x
Dividend
--
Dividend Yield
--
Current Stock Chart for GULF FINANCE HOUSE EC (GFH)

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gulf finance house ec (GFH) Details

Gulf Finance House BSC operates as an Islamic wholesale investment bank primarily in the Kingdom of Bahrain. It operates in three segments: Development Infrastructure, Banking, and Industrial Business. The Development Infrastructure segment originates and manages economic infrastructure projects; and invests in real estate and related assets. The Banking segment focuses on private equity activities, such as the acquisition of interests in unlisted or listed businesses; and commercial banking activities that focuses on establishing new banks in MENA region, as well as exploring external partnerships or acquisitions. This segment also focuses on investment banking activities, including provision of Islamic asset-backed and equity capital market services; Islamic financial advisory services; and mid-sized mergers and acquisition transactions services. The Industrial Business segment manufactures cement and aluminum extrusion products. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Manama, the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Founded in 1999

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gulf finance house ec (GFH) Key Developments

Gulf Finance House Mulls Acquisitions

Gulf Finance House BSC (KWSE:GFH) is seeking acquisitions. “We continue to seek the right acquisition to complete the missing block in the group,” said Hisham Alrayes, Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Finance House. “We have been talking to several asset management firms in the region. Its in-depth talks to take control and our objective is to have majority stake. Gulf Finance House, which is talking to one firm in Bahrain and two in Dubai, is banking on closing this year with at least one leveraged acquisition valued at about $200 million. The strategy is always to go for leveraged acquisitions so that we build higher growth into our balance sheet,” Hisham Alrayes said.

Gulf Finance House Mulls IPO For Falcon Cement Company

Gulf Finance House BSC (KWSE:GFH) is seeking IPO for Falcon Cement Company. Gulf Finance House is planning to float Falcon Cement Company on the Bahrain bourse in the second half of 2015 with a value of about $120 million. Hisham Alrayes, Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Finance House., said, “We are planning to go for up to 20% (stake sale in the IPO) in Falcon by quarter four and we have ambitions to further do a double listing in Dubai in the future.” “Gulf Finance House is seeking partners in its projects to help spread the risk and lower debt financing,” Hisham Alrayes said.

GFH Financial Group Inks a Deal with Adani Group to Develop an Economic Development Zone in Mumbai

GFH Financial Group has inked a deal with Adani Group to develop an economic development zone in Mumbai. As per the agreement, the financial group's unit Energy City Navi Mumbai (ECNM) and Adani Group will work jointly in creating the master plan for the lands of Phases II and III of the project, which will render world class business infrastructure for local and international services, IT and energy companies. Adani Group will develop the core infrastructure on these lands and will also commence the pre-sales and construction works on the site, after receiving approval for the master plan. On the other hand, investors will get a 15% revenue share from sales made by Adani Group on the development on these lands and less local taxes, if any. The partnership with Adani, further demonstrates efforts to move forward with development strategy for landmark project in India.

 

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