Dividend Gate Capital (DGC) Founders Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mr. Khaled Al Hammadi, and Managing Director Mr. Mohamed Khonji recently met CEO of Bahrain Bourse, Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, to discuss the underlining portfolio of companies under DGC, a local private equity firm headquartered in Bahrain.
During the meeting, DGC expressed its intent to enlist their underlying entities on the Bahrain Investment Market this year. Mr. Khalid Al Hammadi, CEO of DGC, revealed, “DGC’s underlying entities are expanding rapidly and require capital to finance this growth. We are exploring the possibility of accessing capital markets through Direct Public Offerings facilitated by the Bahrain Investment Market. The potential of our portfolio is massive and we look forward to listing some exciting investment opportunities in the public markets this year.”
The BIM is an innovative stock market designed specifically to offer the region’s fast-growing companies an alternative cost and time-effective means for raising capital. The BIM also meets global investors’ increasing demand to invest and profit from successful companies in the region, as indicated by a hike in trading volumes in recent years.
Bahrain Bourse has recently introduced “Bahrain Trade”, an innovative online trading solution being offered to licensed retail financial institutions. Bahrain trade enables individuals holding accounts with participating banks and brokers to trade directly on the Bahrain Bourse through an online platform which is expected to enhance market liquidity even further.