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EGP4.55

AUM in Q3-2018 and Growing

No.1Research House

in Egypt, covering 70+ EGX Listed Companies across 12 Sectors

Top5

Consistently Ranked Brokerage Company in Egypt YoY

EGP76Billion

Award Winning Investment Banking Transactions

Pharos Services

2005

Pharos Holding established.

2006

Pharos Securities Brokerage began commercial operations and soon achieved 9th rank in turnover on the EGX.

2007

Pharos Investment Banking acted as buy-side advisor in the management buyout of retail financing firm Contact Cars, in a transaction with an equity value of EGP 149 m.

Pharos Securities Brokerage acted as sell-side broker for Abraaj Group’s leveraged buyout of Egyptian Fertilizer Company (EFC); with an equity value of EGP 7.1 bn, the deal was the largest private equity acquisition in the Middle East to that time.

2008

Pharos Research, in partnership with MSCI Barra, launched a 43-constituent index, the Pharos Egypt Index, in January 2008 to track locally listed companies across nine sub-sector indices.

Pharos Securities Brokerage obtained licenses for margin and intra-day trading as well as book-keeping.

Pharos Asset management licensed and now manages EGP 4.55 Bn for retail, high-net-worth individual and institutional clients.

2009

Pharos Securities Brokerage achieved fifth rank in both over the counter (OTC) and official market transactions on the EGX.

Pharos Investment Fund Co. launched an EGP 25.0 m equity fund (Pharos I).

2010

Pharos Holding was appointed by Orange Telecom as local financial advisor to evaluate its offer on Egyptian Company for Mobile Service Mobinil.

2014

Taymour Family and Management bought out Qalaa Holdings share.

Pharos Investment Banking acted as independent financial advisor to Global Telecom Holding, reviewing the terms of the proposed renewal of the shareholder loan granted by an indirect subsidiary of VimpelCom Limited with a principal amount of USD 2.5 bn plus accrued interest.

2016

Pharos Investment Banking awarded the 2016 Mergermarket Middle East Consumer M&A Financial Adviser of the year.

Pharos Investment Banking outperformed in the consumer market, closing 11 transactions worth EGP 8.5 bn.

2017

Pharos Holding acquired a new license to facilitate trading for foreign clients worldwide through Egypt’s office.

Pharos Investment Banking acted as the Sole Coordinator and Bookrunner for “A.T. Lease” Initial Public Offering in the Egyptian Stock Exchange with 37x overall oversubscription.

2018

Pharos Holding named “Best Investment Bank in Egypt” By Global Finance Magazine’s exclusive annual survey of the World’s Best Investment Banks for the year 2018.

Pharos Securities Brokerage S.A.E., started operating with Exotix USA, Inc. as its Chaperone Partner in meeting and trading with clients across the USA.

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