GIB Capital LLC

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Equity Capital Markets

Private Placements of Equity


GIB Capital serves clients by initiating contact with relevant qualified investors, structuring marketable transactions, preparing marketing presentations and due diligence documents, and negotiating favorable closing transaction terms.

As a relationship-driven firm, GIB Capital views each private placement engagement as an opportunity to establish long-lasting partnerships with all stakeholders. Through its unique distribution capabilities, GIB Capital targets a focused group of investors and organizes meetings to maximize the effectiveness of management’s time. The GIB Capital team assists clients throughout the private placement process covering the following stages:

  • Transaction structuring
  • Valuation
  • Due diligence
  • Documentation of placement documents
  • Pre-launch pilot fishing

GIB Capital is in a unique position to leverage the resources of the GIB Group and match companies’ equity requirements with the appropriate pool of investors. Corporate finance-driven solutions, complemented by a unique industry marketing approach in the industry, are supported by the following qualities:

Expert Capability:

One of the leading firms in private placements domain in the GCC region.

Strong Credentials:

Closed over US$ 1.75 billion in equity private placements since 1998.

Distribution Strength:

Relationships with regional funds, private equity houses, insurance companies, bank proprietary trading desks, pension funds, sovereign units, strategic investors, family offices and high net worth individuals.

In-depth Market Knowledge:

Up to date market intelligence to achieve the best transaction for clients.

Seasoned Team of Professionals:

Well experienced and qualified teams based in Riyadh, Al-Khobar and Bahrain focus on delivering private placements transactions effectively and in a timely manner.


GIB Capital maintains strong relationships with more than 500 prominent institutional investors and high net worth individuals from the region.

Most recently, GIB has successfully completed a number of equity private placement transactions for various institutions, totaling in excess of US$ 1.75 billion. These include Al Baraka Banking Group, Al-Tayyar Travel Group Company, Ajlan Bin Abdulaziz Al Ajlan & Bros. Company and Al Ittefaq Steel Products Company.

Prior to this, GIB concluded groundbreaking transactions such as the Zamil Industrial Investment Company placement for US$ 142.0 million in June 1998, SADAFCO’s US$ 83.0 million placement in May 1999, Jarir Marketing Company’s US$ 90.0 million private placement (followed by a listing of shares at US$ 83.0 per share) in December 2004, and the US$ 200 million private placement of Advanced Polypropylene Company’s shares in October 2004.

GIB also served as the financial advisor and placement agent to Dubai Investments for the private sale of equity in its venture capital arm, M’sharie LLC.

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.