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Olayan Group

PO Box 1520, Al Khobar, 31952, Saudi Arabia, Tel +966 138871000, Fax +966 138872000
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The Olayan Group, a private multinational enterprise, is an international investor and a diverse commercial and industrial concern with operations in the Middle East. With offices in Saudi Arabia, Europe, and the US, Olayan Group's global investment team focuses on public and private equities, real estate, fixed income securities, and other specialized assets. The commercial side of Olayan Group comprises more than 40 companies and is centered in Saudi Arabia, where the Group originated in 1947. They are engaged in distribution, manufacturing, and services. Many of these companies operate in partnership with leading multinational or regional firms. Some have operations in other Gulf countries and the wider Middle East.


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Private | Parent
Date of Establishment
Number of Employees
15,000 (in Saudi Arabia)
New York, London, Luxembourg, Vienna, Athens, Riyadh
Acer, Atlas Copco, Baxter, Burger King, Coca-Cola, Colgate-Palmolive, Nabisco, Scania, Toshiba, Xerox
Major Shareholders

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