A 30-year journey has brought EFG Hermes to its current position as the leading investment bank in the Arab World. We have the necessary experience, knowledge and on- the-ground presence to offer our clients unique access to the region’s most compelling markets and opportunities. Our 800 employees from 25 different nationalities offer our regional and international client base a full range of services across the region's capital, equity and debt markets - in securities brokerage, investment banking, asset management, research and commercial banking.
Our top-ranked securities brokerage division is the broker of choice for sophisticated regional and global institutions and high-net-worth and individual clients. We are the largest brokerage house in the Arab world, providing direct access to six markets and indirect access to six more countries. Our online trading platform, customer call centres and Brokerage ATMs offer services to our clients on a 24/7 basis. In addition, our full-suite of smart trading apps for iOS and Android are fully-bilingual portfolio management tools that allow clients to track and trade stocks in multiple markets in real time. Our brokerage clients also have access to EFG Hermes’ award-winning research in both English and Arabic, helping to further inform their investment decisions. Read More
EFG Hermes Investment Banking has completed total transactions worth more than USD 70 billion since 1995, including the largest global M&A transactions originating in the Arab World, worth over USD 53.2 billion and landmark cross-border and fixed income deals. With an unrivalled track record, advising leading private companies, listed corporations, governments and foreign clients, our investment banking team has the unparalleled structure and agility to lead some of the most complex regional M&A deals. Read More
The award-winning EFG Hermes Asset Management division manages over USD 3.2 billion in assets in 26 country-specific and regionally dedicated funds and 61 discretionary portfolios. These include, traditional and alternative investments: equity, fixed-income, money-market, indexed, capital-guaranteed, as well as Shariah compliant (Islamic) mandates. As the largest and oldest asset manager in the region, we have consistently managed some of the best-performing funds in MENA and posted outstanding performance across all asset classes, including both equity and fixed income funds. Read more
Building on a 13-year investment track record, our Private Equity division has USD 650 million in funds under management. The division has expanded beyond its traditional strength in Egypt to become a fully-regional business with a mandate to manage a considerable portion of the InfraMed Fund, the largest investment vehicle dedicated to infrastructure investments in the SEMED region.
Our award-winning Research division offers clients unparalleled coverage of MENA markets, including over 120 companies that represent more than half of the region’s aggregate market capitalisation. The team offers in-depth economics and strategy coverage of 11 key countries in the Arab world. Products include equity research, strategy and macro notes, sector overviews, economic notes, industrial research and country-specific economic and banking data reports. Our team of analysts has more than 220 years of cumulative experience and more analysts on-the-ground than any other MENA research team. Read more
In 2010 EFG Hermes acquired a controlling interest in Crédit Libanais, a leading Lebanese commercial bank, with nearly 300,000 customers from Lebanon and Cyprus to Senegal and Bahrain. The acquisition marked the start of an initiative that aims to diversify and streamline the Group’s revenue. The acquisition was immediately earnings accretive. Crédit Libanais continues to contribute positively to the Group’s bottom-line earnings. Read more