Top 100 Arab
Family Businesses

68. Bukhamseen Holding

Country: Kuwait
Sector: Diversified
Establishment: 1957
Founder and Chairman : Jawad Ahmed Bukhamseen

Bukhamseen Holding was established as the Jawad Bukhamseen Commercial Corporation, focusing on trade, real estate, and construction. It later expanded into finance and banking, hospitality, travel and tourism, industrial production, media and communication, and civil engineering. In the media sector, the group is the controlling shareholder of Kuwait Cable Vision and owns the Al Barakah Media Group. In the banking sector, the company co-founded the Kuwait International Bank and holds 35.87% of its shares, which were worth $294.7 million as of August 2022. It also holds 48.24% of Al-Arabiya Real Estate Co. and 61.12% of Warba Insurance Company, as well as shares in Egyptian Gulf Bank and Qatar First Bank.