Swicorp is a leading investment banking, private equity and asset management firm with a specific regional focus on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
From its headquarters in Riyadh and regional offices in Jeddah, Geneva, Tunis and Dubai, Swicorp provides corporations and investors with independent advice and assistance on key strategic financial and investment issues. Founded in 1987 by current chairman Kamel Lazaar, and licensed by the Capital Market Authority of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the Dubai Financial Services Authority of the United Arab Emirates, Swicorp today has grown to be one of the region’s premier financial services providers.
Swicorp has an extensive track record over more than 25 years of pioneering mergers and acquisitions, advisory and real estate transactions across MENA for regional and international clients. Swicorp has also developed into one of the leading players in the private equity sector in MENA, raising over US$ 1 billion in private equity funds since 2005. Leveraging its extensive investment expertise and network, Swicorp also offers a range of asset management services across various asset classes to allow investors to benefit from the substantial opportunities arising from the attractive fundamentals and strong growth prospects of the MENA economies.