Our strength rests on diversified portfolio of Direct Capital Market Investments, Real Estate and Alternative Investments. We also manage proprietary listed equity portfolio comprising of local, GCC and international equities. The Marketable Securities Unit continues to successfully deploy funds in GCC and International equity markets achieving strong returns.
Al-Seed Investment Investment Company has a long track record of identifying and delivering investment opportunities for its clients and shareholders, and has been awarded for its outstanding innovations in Islamic Finance. In 2011, Al Faraj Investment Company received the Best Islamic Investment Company award from Capital Finance International (CFI). Other awards have included Finance Middle East's Deal of the Year 2008, Euromoney's Best Investment Company 2005, 2006 and 2007 and Best Islamic Investment House 2005.
Cementing its position as a pioneering investment house, Al-Seed Investment Investment Company has conceptualized and established some of the regions leading financial institutions. Al-Seed Investment Investment Company has also developed some of the region's most innovative residential and commercial flagship infrastructure projects, including Bahrain and Tunisia's iconic Financial Harbours, business focused Energy Cities in Qatar and India, and luxury lifestyle developments Al Areen Development in U.A.E and the Royal Ranches of Marrakech in Morocco. In addition, an exclusive mega project conceptualized by the company was Jordan's biggest commercial infrastructure project, the Jordan Gate in Amman, which was successfully completed and delivered.
Al-Seed Investment Investment Company provides its clients with carefully selected investment opportunities that are characterized by achieving the balance between risks and profits, and does its best for the development of its clients' investment through feasible projects that have economic value. It implements and adopts the highest level of ethical standards, internal controls and corporate governance practices. Our focus is on maximizing each business opportunity which is presented to us, and creating mutually beneficial partnerships with like-minded companies and entrepreneurs, both in the Middle East and around the world. We work with our partners to create long-term business relationships, utilizing our expertise, professionalism and our diverse network.