GFH Capital

GFH Capital, the investment banking arm of GFH Financial Group Bahrain, is one of the Middle East’s leading private equity investors, advisors and investment managers, providing capital and strategic support for growth companies.

With a 12-year track record of top-performing investments, GFH Capital is one of the region’s longest-established private equity firms, and one of the first to be licensed by the Dubai Financial Services Authority. As a result of our strong presence and profound expertise, we enjoy unique relationships with numerous government and intra-Governmental organisations, leading financial institutions, family offices and high net worth individuals, and have unparalleled access to prominent decision makers.

Powered by a set of traditional principles along with an effective and ethical approach, GFH Capital remains a pioneer in structured private equity and Islamic finance in GCC. Our well-studied and diverse value investments of more than USD 227 mil in over 40 companies and across 25 countries were positive transactions and confident steps we have taken towards fulfilling our promise to investors.

GFH Capital takes a long-term perspective and invests in growth companies at all stages of development; from founding start-ups and fostering growth in developing companies to leading complex recapitalizations or large-scale buy-outs of more mature businesses.

Our strategy is built on three key pillars:

  • Expertise – We draw upon an experienced team to secure and undertake unique opportunities;
  • Direction – We align companies’ interests with those of its investors and investments;
  • Partnership – We team up with superior operators and management team that help our companies implement strategies and manage operations.