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Kingdom Holding Company Ranked Number One Most Admired Company

October 10, 2017


Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) Chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud was ranked number one in 2017’s list of 30 Most Admired Companies in the GCC compiled by Arabian Business.Arabian Business magazine referred to KHC as “…one of the most successful diversified investment holding firms in the world.”


Kingdom Holding is internationally renowned for its interest in both high performance global brand and strategic regional interests. Based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, KHC is led by its Founder and Chairman, HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal.  Founded in 1980 and publicly traded since 2007, KHC has achieved three decades of exceptional investment success and is renowned for its diversified portfolio of global powerhouse brands and high performance regional investments.


Although one of the largest foreign investors in the United States, KHC’s disciplined investment approach stretches around the globe and includes leading market segments such as mobility solutions, digital technology and social media (Lyft, Careem, JD.com, Twitter), media and entertainment ( 21st Century Fox, Euro Disney S.C.A.), and finance (Citigroup, Saudi Fransi Bank).  KHC is also a global leader in luxury hotels and hospitality management with ownership or significant interests in marquee properties such as the George V in Paris, the Plaza Hotel in New York and London’s Savoy Hotel.  KHC’s global hotel brands include the Four Seasons, Fairmont Raffles, Movenpick, Swissotel and Accor. In Saudi Arabia, KHC’s real estate interests include the famed Kingdom Tower in Riyadh and the highly anticipated Jeddah Tower that once completed will be the tallest tower in the world with a height exceeding 1000 meters.  KHC also has investments in petrochemicals (Tasnee), education (Kingdom Schools), health care (Kingdom Hospital) and aviation (NAS Saudi Arabia).