GIB Capital LLC

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Equity Capital Markets

Mergers & Acquisitions


Utilizing GIB Capital’s merger and acquisition services has numerous advantages, including objectivity, confidentiality, value enhancement, and a commonsense approach. The principals of GIB Capital have a decade of experience as both buyers and sellers of their own businesses through GIB’s private equity arm, as well as representing buyers and sellers. The GIB Capital team is keenly aware that the merger and acquisition process is time consuming and often disruptive to ongoing business practices. The team’s knowledge and expertise on all sides of transactions, as well as its senior level hands-on approach, allows management teams and owners to continue to concentrate on operating their business without losing focus or experiencing business interruptions.

GIB Capital provides a full range of specialist merger and acquisition services to both public and private companies. GIB Capital offers its expertise to clients on sell-side assignments, buy-side assignments, management buyouts and entrepreneur acquisitions. Each transaction is tailor-made to meet the client’s needs while maintaining a tightly-controlled and orderly transaction process with strict confidentiality.

Sell-Side Services

Whether advising a client on selling a whole company or helping divest a division, GIB Capital starts by undertaking a comprehensive business and due diligence review on the client company. From there, GIB Capital performs stringent financial analysis and then packages the results in a report format proposing optimum valuation for the business.

Whether the objective is a divestiture, growth via merger, liquidity, diversification, business succession issues or recapitalising minority /majority shareholders, GIB Capital works closely with clients to set attainable goals and determine the most effective strategies to realise those goals.

Buy-Side Services

Whether retained for a targeted acquisition or a broad-search assignment to find the right candidate, GIB Capital provides expert buyer representation for both public and private companies, as well as for management teams wanting to buy out owners and for entrepreneurs looking to acquire a business.

Unlike many plain vanilla M&A firms, the team at GIB Capital are investment bankers and can also provide equity or debt capital arranging services necessary to consummate the transaction.

In addition, with complete access to the resources under GIB Group umbrella, GIB Capital will bring to the assignment the full suite of industry knowledge, due diligence expertise, valuation analysis and research services.


GIB acted as a financial advisor to Saudi Aramco and Exxon Mobil on their 100% divestment of Saudi Arabian Lubricating Oil Company (Petrolube).

Previously, GIB had orchestrated the acquisition of Dallah Industrial Investments for US$ 142 million by Aseer Trading, Tourism & Manufacturing Company in a pioneering transaction concluded in May 2004. Moreover, GIB acted as financial advisor and lender to Dubai Investments for the 100% acquisition of Saudi American Glass Company in December 2006.
GIB also served as advisor to Suez Environment SA during its acquisition of Al Duwaiyya General Transport Company in the UAE in 2008.

GIB has also played a major role in leading advisory mandates for Ministries of the Government of Saudi Arabia. GIB was the financial advisor for the Ministry of Communications in evaluating the National Railway Plan, and advised the Ministry of Industry and Electricity on the early phases of the restructuring of their electricity needs, which resulted in the creation of Saudi Electricity Company.

GIB Capital is a Single Shareholder Company (Commercial Registration No. 1010244294) with paid-up capital of SR 200,000,000.

GIB Capital obtained its license from the Capital Market Authority under license number 07078-37 on 08/07/1428H (corresponding to 22/07/2007G). GIB Capital obtained the approval to proceed with its business activities from the Capital Market Authority on 03/04/1429H (corresponding to 12/04/2008G).

GIB Capital provides corporate finance services in the Saudi capital markets, and is licensed to carry out the following activities by the Capital Market Authority (“CMA”):

  • Dealing as:
    • Principal
    • Underwriter
  • Managing
    • Investment fund management
    • Discretionary portfolio management
  • Arranging
  • Advising
  • Custody

GIB Capital is a subsidiary of Gulf International Bank B.S.C. with registered office at Low Rise Building 1, Granada Business & Residential Park, Eastern Ring Road, P.O. Box 89589, Riyadh 11692, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.