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Kuwait Financial Center MARKAZ
MARKAZ 0.00%
Financial 0.50%
KSE 0.66%
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Price in KW Fils Last Update : 02 Aug 2017 11:00 am (local time)


Corporate Details
Exchange Kuwait
Sector Financial Services
Auditors Grant Thornton Al-Qatami Al-Aiban & Partners
Deloitte & Touche - Al Wazzan & Co.
Company Description

Kuwait Financial Centre (MARKAZ) is an asset management and investment banking firm with operations in Kuwait and the Arabian Gulf region. The Company provides services for a range of sectors, from banking and technology to healthcare and construction. MARKAZ's subsidiaries in the United States are Margulf Management Inc., KFC Lone Star Inc. and KFC Lone Star 1 Inc.

Company Activities

Markaz offers full fledged services across asset management and investment banking. Asset management services offered by the company include investment advisory services, GCC & international investments and private equities. Markaz investment banking services include corporate finance, MENA real estate, US real estate, oil and gas and structured finance.

Equity Profile
Date Established Aug 17, 1974
Listing Date Apr 7, 1997
Paid-up Capital (KW Fils) 53,130,000
Outstanding Shares 480,801,747
Shares Per Value 0.100
Contact Information

Duaij Building, Mubarak Al-Kabeer St, Al Qiblah, P.O. Box 23444, Safat 13095, State of Kuwait

+965 22248000

+965 22425828



Company History

Kuwait Financial Centre 'Markaz' was established in 1974 by the late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah. Markaz offers a wide range of real estate services and products in the in the Arabian Gulf Region and has also been active in the US real estate market since 1978 through its Los Angeles based and fully owned subsidiary, Mar-Gulf Management Inc. Some products have been structured as real estate investment trusts (Reits).

Board Members & Senior Management
Mr. Dirar Yousef Ahmad Al-Ghanim Chairman
Mr. Shiekh Humood Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah Vice Chairman
Mr. Manaf Abdulaziz Al-Hajiri CEO
Mr. Faisal Abdulaziz Mohammad Al-Jallal Board of Directors
Mr. Ayman Abdullatif Ali Al-Shayee Board of Directors
Mr. Fahad Yacoub Yousef Al-Jouaan Board of Directors
Mr.Fouzi Ibrahim Al Mukaimi Board of Directors
Mr. Adel Mohammad Al-Ghannam Board of Directors
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