Listed Companies

24-03-2011

Syria International Islamic Bank is one of three Islamic institutions operating in Syria’s banking sector and one of two banks with a Qatari strategic shareholder. The bank quickly rose to become one of the leading banks in the market in spite of the fact that it entered the market several years after some of its competitors. SIIB stocks became listed in the stock exchange in June 2009.

24-03-2011

UG is the largest private sector media group in Syria. It publishes a large number of periodicals, including an advertising weekly, Al-Waseela, and a news daily, Baladna, as well as the Syrian edition of the Yellow Pages. The company also runs a billboard advertising unit, Concord. Other magazines include Top Gear, What's on, Star and Layalina. UG was one of the six companies to have its stocks listed when the Damascus Securities Exchange opened in March 2009.

24-03-2011

United Insurance Company was in 2006 the first private insurance company to open its doors in Syria after forty years of state monopoly. The company’s shareholders include United Commercial Assurance from Lebanon and Saudi Arabia, Al-Mal Investment Company from Kuwait, the Syrian Attar Group, led by Abdel Rahman al-Attar, as well as businessman Nizar Assaad. UIC became in 2009 the first insurance company to have its shares traded in the Syrian stock exchange.