GFH Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Merchant Bank Profile

GFH Capital’s most common sector for investment isinformation technology (100%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (100%).

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (75%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity1
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

GFH Capital Ltd.

Dubai International Financial Centre 401, Level 4, Precinct Building 3, Gate District,,
United Arab Emirates

GFH Capital is an investment firm focused on growth companies at all stages of development. GFH Capital will consider opportunities in a wide range of investment sectors, including financial services (asset managers, banks, insurance, consumer finance), healthcare (pharmaceuticals, medical products, healthcare services), TMT (telecommunications, business services, media/information, software, payments processing), energy (oil/gas exploration, power generation, alternative), and consumer/industrial (real estate, building materials, food, consumables). GFH Capital was established by the Islamic Development Bank Group and the Gulf Finance House. The Firm is based in Dubai.

Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Diversified, Education, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Internet Software and Services, Life Science, Media, Medical Products, Oil/Gas Exploration, Real Estate, Renewable Energy, Software, Utilities

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Middle East

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
Sell (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Ducont FZ LLC 2008-09-01 - Trade Sale
Dubai Internet City, United Arab Emirates ·
Omnix Media Networks 2007-11-26 - Trade Sale
Dubai Media City, United Arab Emirates ·
Atos Origin Middle East Ltd. 2007-10-22 - Trade Sale
Manama, Bahrain
Raya Holding for Technology and Communications SAE 2005-01-01 - IPO
6th of October, Egypt ·
Omnix Media Networks 2003-12-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Dubai Media City, United Arab Emirates ·
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology - - 1 (100%) -
Total - - 1 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Arab Emirates - - 1 (100%) -
Total - - 1 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 1 (100%) -
Total - - 1 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (50%) -
IPO 1 (25%) -
Trade Sale 1 (25%) -
Total 4 -

M&A Connections

Exited to
3 (75%)


What type of investor is GFH Capital Ltd.?

GFH Capital Ltd. is a merchant bank.

Where is GFH Capital Ltd. headquartered?

GFH Capital Ltd. is headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

How much capital does GFH Capital Ltd. have under management?

GFH Capital Ltd. has 300M USD under management.

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