Who We Are
Founded in 1979, SHUAA Capital psc has established and maintained its position as a leading independent regional full-service investment company, specialising in Asset Management, Investment Banking, Brokerage, Private Equity and Finance. Over the last thirty years, the Firm has played a prominent role in shaping the financial services landscape in the GCC and continues to be at the forefront of integrating the region into global financial markets.
SHUAA Capital is a public shareholding company, regulated by the UAE Central Bank and listed on the Dubai Financial Market.
Headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, SHUAA Capital has a strong regional presence with offices in Abu Dhabi, Riyadh and Jeddah. Embedded in the GCC’s dynamic regional economies, SHUAA Capital provides a broad range of financial services to corporations, institutional clients and high net worth individuals across the GCC and wider region.
SHUAA Capital is renowned for adhering to the strictest standards of transparency. In 1993, the company was the first in the UAE to adopt IAS reporting standards and to issue quarterly financial statements, now required of all companies listed on the Dubai Financial Market.
In recognition for its contribution to the financial services sector, EUROMONEY has named SHUAA Capital 'Best Equity House in the UAE Award' a number of times and more recently 'UAE Equity Fund of the Year' in 2011 by MENA Fund Manager. EMEA Finance named SHUAA Capital the ‘Best Institutional Asset Manager in the UAE for 2010’and 'Best Asset Manager in the UAE for 2011'.
SHUAA Capital Investment Banking offers corporate finance advisory, equity and debt capital markets, structured investments as well as other services. Investment Banking, recognised as one of the leading regional investment banks, has unrivalled experience in local and regional IPOs.
SHUAA Capital Asset Management has the longest proven investment track record in the region and has become one of the region’s most respected names in the industry. SHUAA Capital's Asset Management has developed its successful track record by offering clients comprehensive market insight through dedicated research and timely innovative products. Its flagship product, the Arab Gateway Fund, is predominantly invested in GCC markets and is consistently ranked a top quartile fund. SHUAA Capital’s Asset Management is renowned for its strong investment process and disciplined long-term approach.
SHUAA Capital's brokerage arm, including SHUAA Securities, offers clients a comprehensive brokerage and advisory services. Clients have access to a range of regional markets that we cover through the most sophisticated online and offline platforms that enable a one-currency and multi-market approach – a feature unparalleled in the Arab world.
SHUAA Partners, SHUAA Capital’s Private Equity business, is led by an experienced team of investment professionals with a proven track record and a deep understanding of the Middle East. Its business is carried out through a unique network of personal and professional relationships across the business and government communities around the region. The business is regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority and is incorporated in the Dubai International Financial Centre.
Gulf Finance, a wholly owned SHUAA Capital subsidiary, offers a variety of lending and deposit based products in commercial and consumer markets. Gulf Finance is an ambitious, progressive finance company licensed and regulated by the UAE Central Bank. The business was established in 1998 and is one of the few finance companies in the GCC region to carry a corporate credit rating.
SHUAA Capital Saudi Arabia ("SCSA"), a subsidiary of SHUAA Capital psc in Dubai, is a closed joint stock company with a paid-up capital of SR 150 million. SCSA was established to promote investment opportunities within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the broader Middle East and North Africa region. Through its headquarters in Riyadh, SCSA is licensed to conduct all investment banking activities including asset management, advisory, capital raising, corporate finance, private equity, underwriting and custody services. These services are available to corporations, governments, institutional clients and high net worth individuals.