About GIH

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Gulf Investment House (GIH), founded in 1998, is one of GCC's leading financial services companies. GIH is a shareholding company based in Kuwait and listed on the Boursa Kuwait with a subscribed and paid up capital of KD 40,649,566 million.

The shareholders of GIH include well-respected and reputable Kuwaiti and Regional Financial Institutions and Individuals. With a diverse Shareholder Group, and we have a reputed Sharia' Board. GIH has the capability to access significant capital for the Private Equity, Real Estate and Direct Investments which form the core business activities of the company. GIH has investments in GCC, Middle East and other selected markets.

Mission & Vision.


To uphold the values of Islamic investing by conducting business in accordance with the principles of Sharia', and delivering innovative and world-class solutions and services to our clients with utmost professionalism.


To be a leading company in Kuwait and the Gulf in the Islamic financial services and investments sector by maintaining the trust of its customers and exceeding the expectations of its shareholders.


In-place Strategy for Client Portfolio Management

Shari’ah Compliance.

GIH is a shareholding company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange that invests in different geographic regions in certain specific sectors. GIH Co-invests with its clients in various Investments in Equity and Real Estate Markets that are long term Investments. GIH’s core activities include equity investments, private equity and real estate investments. GIH strives to learn from its past experiences and come out as a survivor. With core team intact and highly experienced, GIH aims at growing its investment activities and establishing itself as a leader in Islamic investment banking in the GCC region.

Feature of GIH:

  • To not only meet but also exceed our client’s expectations
  • To conduct all financial and investment activities under the direct supervision of the Sharia' Supervisory Board.

Companies Merger:

  • Markets maturing wherein good companies can survive and do better upon consolidation.
  • Diversify risks effectively.
  • Instability in Global investment and banking market and also the credit crunch can be overcome by consolidating investments which jointly can offer better credibility and strong asset base.
  • Bring back confidence of the shareholders, clients and public in a stronger and revamped portfolio.
  • GIH will exit from certain investments and form its strategic group and portray new brand image to the market.

Asset Allocation:

Mitigate risk by diversifying appropriately. Balance risk and reward by apportioning existing portfolio's investments. Different assets perform differently in different markets and economic conditions.

Our Guiding Principles.

In our relationships with shareholders, clients and business associates, and in all our activities, GIH is committed to:

Sharia’ Compliance

GIH's activities, internal and external, fully comply with Islamic Sharia’.


All GIH’s activities are conducted with the highest standards of integrity.


GIH works in partnership with its shareholders, clients and business partners.

Decision Making

GIH's structure and company culture facilitate open communication supported by teamwork and quick, but prudent decisions.

Client Focus

Fulfilling Customer expectations and objectives is a top priority for GIH.


  • To not only meet but also exceed our client’s expectations
  • To conduct all financial and investment activities under the direct supervision of the Sharia' Supervisory Board.