08.01.2013 - First ever three-way Islamic bank merger done
Kuwait Finance House-Bahrain (KFH-Bahrain) announced Monday the successful closing of the merger between three Bahrain-based Islamic banks, Elaf Bank, Capital Management House and Capivest, creating a strengthened financial institution with a total equity of approximately $340 million and total assets in excess of $400 million spanning the Middle East and North Africa, Europe and Asia. As Transaction and Lead Advisor, KFH-Bahrain, after having initiated discussions with the three banks in late 2011, worked closely with them to create a robust merged entity that is able to better compete in the dynamic and growing global Islamic banking and investment industry...............................................Full Article: Source
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