Gatehouse Bank plc Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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					Gatehouse Bank plc

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Gatehouse Bank plc                                                             Key Employees
                                                                               Name                           Job Title
Fast Facts
                                                                               Mohamad        Tawfik    Al-
                                     Floor 24, 125 Old Broad Street, London,                                  Director
Headquarters Address                                                           Tahawy
                                     EC2N 1AR, United Kingdom
                                                                               Brandon Davies                 Director
Telephone                            + 44 20 7070

                                                                               Fahed Faisal Boodai            Chairman
Fax                                  + 44 20 7070

                                                                               Irfan Afzal                    Executive Vice President
Website                              www.gatehousebank.com
                                                                                                              Chief Financial Officer,
                                                                               James Bagshawe
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange        N/A                                                                      Director
                                                                               Lee Sims                       Executive Vice President
Number of Employees                  36

                                                                               Matthew Carrington             Director
Fiscal Year End                      December

                                                                               Philip Churchill               Executive Vice President
Revenue (in US$ million)             2.37
                                                                                                              Chief Executive Officer,
                                                                               Richard Thomas
Revenue (in GBP million)             1.54                                                                     Director


                                                                               Company Overview

                                                                               Gatehouse Bank plc (Gatehouse) is specialized
SWOT Analysis                                                                  in wholesale investment banking and offers
                                                                               Sharia compliant financial service products and
Strengths                            Weaknesses                                services to British Muslims and non-muslims
                                                                               worldwide. Gatehouse is a wholly-owned
Business Diversification             Weak Profitability                        subsidiary of The Securities House K.S.C.C
                                                                               (GSH). The bank offers a range of services
Strong Position in Islamic Finance                                             including Islamic capital market, wealth
Market
                                                                               management, real estate funds, shariah
Opportunities                        Threats                                   advisory services and Islamic treasury that
                                                                               comply with the Islamic Sharia principles.
Expanding Asian and Middle Eastern
                                     Exposure to Toxic Assets
                                                                               Gatehouse Bank’s key client focus is on GCC
Markets                                                                        corporations and financial institutions keen to
                                                                               access the global capital markets; Asian,
Growing Demand for Islamic Finance   Fluctuations in Interest Rates
                                                                               European and the US non-Islamic borrowers
                                                                               seeking investor diversification. Gatehouse is
New Business Development Initiatives Global Economic Slowdown                  headquartered in London, the UK.

                                                                               Key Competitors
                                                                               Arbuthnot Banking Group Plc

                                                                               BLME Plc

                                                                               British Arab Commercial Bank

                                                                               European Islamic Investment Bank Plc (Ticker: EIIB)

                                                                               Islamic Bank of Britain plc (Ticker: IBB)




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 4
    1.1      Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................4
    1.2      Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................4
    1.3      Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................5
2     SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................ 6
    2.1      SWOT Analysis - Overview ....................................................................................................................................6
    2.2      Strengths ................................................................................................................................................................6
    2.3      Weaknesses ...........................................................................................................................................................6
    2.4      Opportunities ..........................................................................................................................................................6
    2.5      Threats ...................................................................................................................................................................7
3     Company Statement ................................................................................................................................ 8
4     History ...................................................................................................................................................... 9
5     Key Employees ...................................................................................................................................... 10
6     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 11
7     Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 12
    7.1      Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................12
    7.2      Disclaimer.............................................................................................................................................................12




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List of Tables

Table 1: Major Products and Services....................................................................................................................................5
Table 2: History.......................................................................................................................................................................9
Table 3: Key Employees ..................................................................................
				
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