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Saudi Venture Capital Investment Company (the “Company”) is a Saudi closed joint stock company, registered in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Company has obtained a license number 09139-36 dated 29 Jumada Thani 1430H (corresponding to 22 June 2009) from the Capital Market Authority (“CMA”). Subsequently the company has obtained a new license number 12165-37 dated 25 Muharam 1434H (corresponding to 9 December 2012).

The Company is registered under commercial registration number 2051064716 dated 1 Safar 1432H (corresponding to 5 January 2011) and ministerial resolution number 6-Q dated 5 Muharram 1432H (corresponding to 11 December 2010). The Company was authorised by CMA to commence business on 12 Rajab 1432H (corresponding to 14 June 2011). The objectives of the Company are to provide dealing (as principal and underwriter), managing, advisory, arranging and custodial services.

During 2016,pursuant to a decision of the shareholders, the company's paid up capital has been reduced, by cash out, from SR 251.25 million (represented by 25,125,000 shares) to SR 101.25 million (represented by 10,125,000 shares) in proportion to the existing ownership percentages of the shareholders.

The Company’s paid up capital is SR 101.25 million represented by 10,125,000 shares owned by group of 32 shareholders across the kingdom of Saudi Arabia and other GCC countries, the majority of shareholdings is held by Saudi Venture Capital investment Company – Bahrain (29.81%), Venture Capital Bank B.S.C (10%), Abdulaziz Bin Ajlan Al Ajlan Son's Company (10%), and Jeddah Investment Company (10%), the rest of ownership is with other shareholders who owns 5.33% and below.

The Company benefits from the financial backing and support of a selected group of prominent regional shareholders, an experienced team of industry professionals, and a close-knit network of strategic partners, business associates and allies. Saudi Venture Capital Investment Company offers its clients a broad range of superior services and unique investment opportunities across a number of promising asset classes in the Saudi and MENA markets. In addition to its own capital, the company possesses an exceptional capability to build a consortium of investors from its shareholders/ clients.

SVCIC is uniquely positioned to lead the development of the nascent venture capital industry in Saudi Arabia by providing unmatched levels of support for fundamentally strong small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) that lack the necessary resources for growth and expansion.