GFH Capital

Current information on GFH Capital’s existing investments can be found in the below subsections:

  • Event Mall – Jeddah, KSA.

    Event Mall is valued at 180 million Saudi Riyals, and extends over an area of 131,000 square meters, with a total leasable area of approximately 56,189 square meters. It is situated in a strategic location and features many international brands and a number of restaurants and entertainment areas.

  • Sheffield Private School – Dubai.

    The Private School offers K-12 education to the population of Dubai and other Northern Emirates. The school currently serves a fast growing base of nearly 1,300 students and has registered an excess of 20% growth in student numbers over the past four years. Education is a key sector in the Gulf region, where demand for a high quality international standard education continues to grow.

  • AMA Group.

    The Group operates an International University, an International School and a Training Institute in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Established in 2002, the AMA University is the largest private university in the Kingdom which offers both undergraduate and graduate programs in the fields of Finance and Business Administration, Computer Science, and Mechatronics Engineering. The University has the distinction of being the first and only (ABET) accredited private university in the Kingdom of Bahrain. ABET is the leading global accrediting body in applied sciences, engineering, computing and technology with accreditors from Harvard, MIT and other well-known institutions.

    AMA International School is a leading K-12 learning facility which started its operations in September 2004. The School is the first in Bahrain to integrate robotics in the curriculum and has recently started offering the (IB) Diploma Program with the approval of the IB World School. AMA School incorporates the American and Cambridge curriculum paths and this is further enhanced by the world-renowned Great Explorations in Mathematics and Science (GEMS) program of the Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley.

  • US Industrial Real Estate Portfolio.

    GFH Capital acquired an Industrial Real Estate portfolio in the United States in a deal worth of US$ 125mil. The portfolio includes 18 diversified income generating assets across 6 states with an overall occupancy rate of 98%. The portfolio has a balanced mix of tenants and the properties either have single-tenants or multi-tenants to further ensure the stability of cash flows and a higher upside potential.

  • US Data Centre Portfolio.

    GFH Capital has partnered with the Corporate Office Properties Trust that specializes in acquiring, developing, owning, leasing and managing high quality office and data center properties. The portfolio consists of two selected state-of-the-art, build-to-suit data center facilities located in high technology business parks in Virginia, United States. Virginia is one of the nation’s top ranked data center markets due to key factors including the region’s dense fiber network, highly reliable and low cost, low risk of natural disasters and targeted data center tax incentives.

    The Portfolio has been aggregated to achieve the following:

    • Leased to a single tenant (rated A-, BBB+), triple net leased buildings, 100% occupied
    • Partnership with a strong experienced Property Manager and Asset Manager
    • Tier III data centers (Tier IV is the highest Tier in Data Centers) designed with critical IT load of 11.5 MW and 4.5 MW
    • Remaining lease terms of 4.5 years with contracted annual rental escalators and renewal options
    • Stable cash flow stream providing healthy cash distributions to Investors
  • Diversified US Office Portfolio.

    GFH Capital has entered into a partnership with Exeter Property Group, the real estate investment manager focused on industrial and office park properties and portfolios across the United States of America and Europe, acquiring a portfolio that consists of four high-quality cash flowing suburban office properties located in Philadelphia and Chicago. The portfolio is 98% occupied and the weighted average lease term is approximately 6 years with annual rental escalations of c. 2.5% and renewal options.

    The Portfolio has been aggregated to achieve the following:

    • Partnership with a strong experienced Asset & Property Manager co-investing in the Portfolio
    • Selected institutionally maintained and repositioned assets
    •  Long-term, diversified credit rated tenants
    •  Strong cash flow stream providing healthy cash distribution to Investors


  • Chicago Trophy Commercial Asset.

    GFH Capital acquired a trophy office property in Chicago in 2017  in partnership with Lincoln Property Company, a globally leading property developer and asset manager with US$ 30bn AUM. The 700k SF trophy office complex is comprised of two striking ‘Class A’ mid-rise office buildings, two parking decks and adjacent surface lots concentrated at the center of an idyllic 25 acre land parcel fronting Interstate-88. With a five-story atrium lobby and rich marble, granite and mahogany finishes, it is a landmark among the western Chicago business community.

    The Investment has been aggregated to achieve the following:

    •       Partnership with strong experienced Asset & Property Managers
    •       The Asset is multi-tenanted; 88% occupied by a diversified, credit-rated tenant base
    •       Weighted average unexpired lease terms of six years
    •       Strong cash flow stream providing healthy cash distributions to Investors
  • The Entertainer.

    GFH Capital acquired a majority stake in The Entertainer. The Entertainer is a fast growing and leading provider of an app based discount offers across food and drink, attractions, spas and other types of merchants in the Middle East. It was founded in 2001 in Dubai and has developed a profitable business model, based on a mixture of consumers subscription fee and business solutions. With a subscriber base of above 300k and a merchant base of close to 9,500. The Entertainer has presence in 18 destinations covering the Middle East, Asia, South Africa and Europe.