Top 20 Holding Companies In Qatar: Updated List(2024)

Holding companies play an essential role in Qatar’s economy by providing a structure for companies to manage their assets and investments effectively. They also encourage foreign investment in the country by providing a favourable business environment and a legal framework that promotes transparency and accountability.

According to a report from Qatar Financial Centre, the Holding Company sector was responsible for nearly half of the GVA impact from companies, and around 46% of QFC’s total GVA contribution. Below is a list of top 20 holding companies in Qatar.

1. UCC Holding

UCC Holding is a Qatari-based international construction services company and a distinguished Grade A licensed builder. We have established a significant construction footprint in Qatar and the world, led by our ever-expanding team of highly skilled professionals.

Since our inception, UCC Holding has maintained a consistent track record of profitability, supported by a diverse and thriving portfolio spanning both local and international projects. We take pride in having executed projects around the world.

Contact Detail

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Contact line: +97444292220
  • Website link: https://www.uccholding.com/

2. Al Mana Group WLL

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Established as a trading house in 1960, Almana Group has evolved into one of leading holding companies in Qatar, growing with and contributing to the meteoric development of Qatar.

Today, the Group’s business activities encompass a spectrum of industries and a portfolio that includes several internationally acclaimed companies. Virtually every visitor or resident of Qatar is in one way or another touched by brand Almana. From automotive to contracting, computer services to real estate, travel to offshore services and much more, the group plays a role in some of the largest and most important projects across Qatar.

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3. Al Muftah Group

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Almuftah Group started its operations in 1963 at a providential time when the oil- and gas-rich nation of Qatar first began exploring the advantages of establishing a diversified economic base. From its humble beginnings as a dealer of tyres in the 1960s, Almuftah Group has evolved to become one of Qatar’s most esteemed business groups, a diversified enterprise which today offers a multiplicity of world-class products and services to its customers.

The company works with a network of foreign partners, government institutions, and local businesses to execute major building, civil, and industrial engineering and construction projects – all part of the construction boom that is taking place in the Gulf Region’s most dynamic nation.

In addition, Almuftah Group also owns businesses in a number of other sectors, including automotive and transport, industrial equipment and components, home and business electronics, residential and contract furnishings, cable and satellite TV broadcasting, education, restaurants and catering, graphic design and publicity, travel and recreation, real estate, wellness and fitness, and personal products and accessories.

Contact Detail

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Contact line: (+974) 4444-6868
  • Website link: https://www.almuftah.com/

4. Al Rayes Group

Al Rayes Group logoBeing one of top holding companies in Qatar, Al Rayes Group has over 37 companies under the umbrella and employs over 1900 people. The companies include Ahmed Al Rayes Trading for general trading, imports and distribution and Ahmed Al Rayes Gas and Al Shamal Gas Centre for distribution of gas cylinders for domestic purposes. The two gas companies between them own 36 vehicles that have been distributing cylinders for the last 30 years. Ahmed however, is of the opinion that it is time for Qatar to have piped gas distribution.

Contact Detail

  • Email:  [email protected]
  • Contact line: (+974) 4444 6008
  • Website link: https://www.groupalrayes.com/

5. HBK Holding Company WLL

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The HBK Group of Companies started with the establishment of HBK Contracting Company W.L.L.

HBK Contracting Company W.L.L. was established in the year 1970 to undertake civil construction projects in the State of Qatar, thus making his contribution to the economic progress of the Country and the Government sector.

Over the years, the Group has executed many of the prestigious projects in the State of Qatar, for various Public and Private Clients, most particularly the Public Works Authority (Ashghal),. Ministry of Interior, Kahramaa, QNOC, Qatar Petroleum, HMC, QAFCO, Jazeera Satellite Channel, Al Aqaria, Aayan Real Estate, QIIB, Qatar Entertainment City, Doha Land, etc.

The Group has a well organised and well disciplined workforce of over 7000 men and owns a large fleet of Construction Plant, Machinery and Vehicles, and is willing to undertake and enter into any profitable and feasible venture.

Contact Detail

  • Email:  i[email protected]
  • Contact line: (+974) 44433644
  • Website link: https://hbkholding.com/

6. Al Maadeed Group

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The group is very active in Civil , Electrical and Mechanical Contracting & Maintenance, besides Trading in Electro-Mechanical products of reputed manufacturers worldwide. The Group established and operates three showrooms, workshops, a large warehouse, yard and also has accommodation camps at Wakra, Messaied / Industrial Area in Qatar.

Contact Detail

  • Email:  [email protected]
  • Contact line: +974-4442-8334
  • Website link: https://www.almaadeedgroup.com/

7. Zad Holding Company

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Established in 1969 in Qatar, we have close to 50 years of expertise in Business Development and Investment Management. They commenced operations with a single subsidiary, but quickly grew to include several different businesses. Today, their operations include manufacturing and distributing fast-moving-consumer-goods (FMCG), real estate management, contracting and logistics services, and production of asphalt & concrete.

They provide long-term vision and strategic direction to our subsidiaries, and actively oversee their daily functioning. They also continue to capitalize on our strengths, and invest in other companies that share our ‘core values’.

Contact Detail

  • Email:  [email protected]
  • Contact line: +974­ 4441­ 5000
  • Website link: https://zad.qa/

8. Alfardan Group Holding Co LLC

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Alfardan Group has achieved extraordinary corporate success and set high benchmarks for Qatar’s business community. Built around traditional family values and an uncompromising commitment to integrity, premium service and social responsibility, the Group is renowned for delivering luxury products and services while providing the best possible experience for its customers across a wide range of industries.

Contact Detail

  • Email:  [email protected]
  • Contact line: +974­  4440 8408
  • Website link: https://www.alfardan.com.qa/

 

9. Bin Yousef Group Of Companies WLL

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Bin Yousef has established itself as a powerful holding group with divisions in Fashion, Cargo, Supermarkets, Real Estate, Facilities and Property Management, Tourism, Hospitality and Investments.  Under the guidance of owner and Group Chairman HE Akbar Al Baker, Bin Yousef has stood the test of time and continues to thrive across various industries and is not standing still any time soon and is always seeking to expand its business interests both locally and internationally.

Contact Detail

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Contact line:­ +974 4433 6100
  • Website link: https://www.binyousef.com/

10. Ebrahim Al Neama & Sons Holding Group

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Established in Doha, Qatar and with more than 30 years in business, Al Neama Holding is a pioneering General Trading Company coordinating major national projects through associations and partnerships with leading international and regional companies.

Al Neama Holding is one of Qatar’s premier companies involved in Oil & Gas, Trade, Industry & Services proudly representing over 30 global and regional companies in Qatar. Since its establishment the Group has been working in tandem with different foreign and local partners from many fields, forging partnerships and major investment opportunities which have had significant impact on uplifting the Qatari economy.

 Contact Detail

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Contact line:­ +974 4466 6201 
  • Website link: https://alneamaholding.com/

 11. Al-Faisal Holding

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Al Faisal Holding is one of Qatar’s leading holding companies. A Qatari company with an increasingly international outlook and operations, Al Faisal Holding has played a significant role in the development of Qatar’s economy and infrastructure, attracting considerable foreign investment to the country and creating a huge number of career opportunities along the way.

Established in 1964 as a small company trading in spare automotive parts, Al Faisal Holding has since developed in step with the growth and prosperity of Qatar’s economy, by generating, nurturing and growing a strongly coordinated portfolio of market leading businesses, through its ability to identify exciting initiatives and opportunities. The founder of Al Faisal Holding is H.E Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani, one of the region’s best known visionary entrepreneurs, who has successfully built The Company’s diversified business portfolio and its impeccable reputation for quality locally, regionally and internationally.

Contact Detail

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Contact line:­ +974 4422 3830
  • Website link: https://www.alfaisalholding.com/

12. Jaidah Group

Jaidah Group logoEstablished in 1898 and passed down generations of the Jaidah family with the aim of serving its customer, and the state of Qatar at large, Jaidah Group has been a recognised force of trade for over 100 years. Dealing initially within the bare necessities like food, imported from exotic destinations such as Iran and India, Jaidah Group has blossomed, expanded and conquered countless market sectors since. The group is one of the oldest holding companies in Qatar.

Jaidah Motors and Trading Company (JMTC), created by Mr Jassim Jaidah over half a century ago, has forged withstanding relationships with major international manufacturers. JMTC continues to provide the highest quality products and services to Qatar’s demanding market. The Group now boasts an array of divisions that function synonymously under the aforementioned qualities including its locally renowned automotive sector, heavy equipment, technology, energy, industrial supply and furniture sectors.

Contact Detail

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Contact line:­ +974 4435 5690
  • Website link: https://jaidah.com/

13. Jawad Business Group

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Headquartered in the Kingdom of Bahrain, JBG has over many years consistently maintained its leadership position in the Consumer, Retail and Hospitality arena. Over the decades, the Group has transformed itself into a multi-faceted, multi-cultural organization with business interests across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states, encompassing Convenience stores, Distribution of FMCG goods, Fashion and Footwear, Restaurants – both international and home grown, and a host of focused retail services, including its own Travel Agency and Rent-a-car services, and support services.

Contact Detail

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Contact line:­ +974 4435 7350
  • Website link: https://jaidah.com/

14. Jersey Group WLL

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With a 750-strong experienced and efficient workforce, Jersey Group has come of age as a leader in the trading, contracting, and manufacturing business in Qatar. This has given the Group the confidence to enter adjacent business lines and set foot in global markets like North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Africa, apart from the Middle East.

In a short span of time, Jersey Group has proved a solid business performer, reporting year-on-year growth of 20 percent and upwards as well as posting big new business wins. Above all, Jersey Group has made an appreciable contribution towards Qatar’s nation-building as an infrastructure partner of choice to institutions of national and cultural significance (e.g., Qatar Foundation, Asian Games Village, Museum of Islamic Arts, Qatar Petroleum, Qatar University) and to major private ventures (e.g., Barwa, Lusail Development).

Contact Detail

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Contact line:­ +974 4492 5077
  • Website link: https://www.jerseygroup.com/

15. Oilfield Projects Dev Co WLL( OPD Group )

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Oilfield Projects Development Co WLL (OPD) is a maintenance and materials management consulting and technical services company that has been supplying technologically innovative, value-added professional services delivering high-quality client solutions for over 20 years.

They combine the breadth and depth of engineering expertise with the latest trends in information technology to provide our clients with value-engineered technological solutions, developing custom tools and practices to help customers refine their operations and optimize productivity.

They are highly qualified and experienced consultants who demonstrate their technical expertise and project management skills in managing multinational and multi-discipline teams in sectors including oil, gas, power, petrochemical, utility, and general industries and corporations.

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16. Regency Group Holding

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Since 1920, Regency Holding have been a leading force in Qatar’s growth and development. Today, with complementary divisions across several of Qatar’s key sectors – including facilities and property management and travel and tourism – and 4000 employees throughout 34 countries, it encapsulates the state’s vision for the future: a thriving Qatar, internationally recognized for its standards of excellence.

We achieve these standards through reinvestment: in ourselves, the Regency name, and our country. Within each of the Regency companies, we recruit world-class talent and pursue joint-ventures with the public sector and leading global enterprises.

Contact Detail

  • Email:  [email protected]
  • Contact line:­ +974 4440 3223
  • Website link: https://www.regencygroupq.com/

17. Seashore Group Of Companies

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Seashore Group is one of the fastest growing and the largest multifaceted business group in the state of Qatar. Headquartered in the north eastern side of Qatar in Al Khor, 50 km from the capital city Doha. Seashore group was founded in 1989 with modest assets and three employees at the time. The honorary owner and chairman is Mr. Saeed Salem A Mohannadi, a Qatari businessman and the managing director is Mr. Mohamed Ali an Indian entrepreneur. Starting from humble beginnings today the Seashore Group’s business has paved the way for many Qatari businesses in the nation.

The group encompasses over 3500 employees and total assets worth over QR 1000 million. With sheer dedication, hard work and perseverance the Seashore Group has managed to grow exponentially in the past decades. Their subsidiaries include Seashore Waste Management service, which is involved in  waste management services, including solid waste management (hazardous and non-hazardous), liquid waste management, supporting services, logistics and transportation, industrial cleaning, and technical consultancy services in waste management.

Contact Detail

  • Email:  [email protected]
  • Contact line:­ +974 44722843/4
  • Website link: https://seashoregroup.com.qa/

18. Darwish Holding

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Darwish Holding manages a portfolio of prominent companies that offer high-quality products and exceptional services to the people, businesses and the State of Qatar. Founded in the 1900s, Darwish Holding swiftly expanded and now has diversified business interests across a spectrum of industries including consumer distribution, investment, retail, real estate, business services, and technology. Featuring more than 1700 employees from 60 countries and representing over 800 major brands, Darwish Holding has carved a desirable reputation in the region.

Merging exceptional local insight with a global outlook, Darwish Holding is uniquely positioned to be the partner of choice for ambitious brands keen to establish a presence in the region. As a dynamic organization with a rich heritage and proud traditions, commitment to its core principles remains the key to future growth and success.

By staying true to its founding values whilst pursuing innovation, adopting contemporary management practices and financial discipline and making a positive impact in the community, Darwish Holding aims to serve the people of Qatar well into the future.

Contact Detail

  • Email:  [email protected]
  • Contact line:­ +974 4425 7777
  • Website link: https://www.darwishholding.com/

19. Al Sraiya Holding Group

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Established in 1975, Al Sraiya Holding Group has built its core business on the idea of “innovation,” earning its rank as one of the top in Qatar. Offering a range of integrated services that cater to the infrastructural development of Qatar.

The Group diversified itself through individual groups of companies, each operating independently and specializing in its field of expertise.

Contact Detail

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Contact line:­ +974 4441 1800
  • Website link: https://alsraiyagroup.com/

20. Taleb Group Of Companies

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Taleb Group of Companies (TGC) is a pioneering company that has played an influential role in shaping Qatar’s modern landscape and economic progress. Their journey commenced amidst Qatar’s 1950s transformation from the traditional pearl industry to the emerging oil and gas sector.

In 1955, they took their first step into the real estate sector with the establishment of Al Adekhar Real Estate Co. But the story didn’t end there; following its success in real estate, the Group ventured into various diverse but synergic fields such as construction, manufacturing construction products, agency/distribution of reputable international construction machinery and heavy equipment brands, automobiles, educational institutions, hospitality management, hotels, hospitals, and facility management.

Over the course of the last 68 years, Taleb Group has become synonymous with delivering quality and innovation across all their operations. Today, they stand as a testament to their dedication, boasting a robust capital base, a workforce of over 5000 skilled employees, and an impressive annual turnover of one billion Qatari riyals.

Contact Detail

  • Email: info@talebgroup
  • Contact line:­ +974 44637400, +97444660042
  • Website link: https://talebgroup.com/

21. Techstar Trdg & Distribution Co WLL

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Techstar Trading and Distribution Co. W.L.L was founded in 2003. The company was founded on the traditional values of hard work, quality and integrity that even built this country Qatar. Its dedication dates back to 1985 when the founder of the company first landed in Qatar and started his business as a Retailer and carried on his ideologies for the past 31 years. They are still helping to build Qatar through solid long-term relationships and contracts.

Contact Detail

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Contact line:­ +974 4465 7586
  • Website link: https://techstarqatar.com/

Conclusion

In conclusion, the top 20 holding companies in Qatar play a crucial role in the country’s economy and contribute significantly to its growth and development. These companies have established themselves as key players in various industries, showcasing their strong business capabilities and strategic investments. For more information and insights on holding companies in Qatar, be sure to check out our related resources.

FAQs

Who owns Qatar Holding Company?

Qatar Holding LLC is entirely owned by Qatar Investment Authority(QIA).

Who is the owner of UCC Holding Qatar?

Moutaz Al-Khayyat is the co-founder and chairman of Urbacon Trading and Contracting (UCC).

Who is the full form of UCC Company?

UCC stands for Urbacon Trading and Contracting. 

Which is the number 1 company in Qatar?

With a market cap of $41.48B, Qatar National Bank(QNB) is the number 1 company in Qatar.

 

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