At a media briefing held today in Kuwait City, Gatehouse Bank plc (“Gatehouse”) and Threadneedle Investments (“Threadneedle”) hosted members of the GCC media. During the briefing, they outlined their plans to explore the development of a range of diverse investment products aimed at the growing market segment of Islamic investors. The briefing comes shortly after the announcement of Threadneedle’s acquisition of an equity stake in Gatehouse, bringing together a global asset management powerhouse and one of the most well-established originators of high quality Shariah-compliant structured investments.
In early March 2015, Threadneedle, a leading international asset manager based in London w
LONDON – 12 March, 2015 - Gatehouse Bank plc (“Gatehouse”), the London-based investment bank specialising in Shariah-compliant products and services, is pleased to announce the addition of Threadneedle Investments as a shareholder in Gatehouse. Threadneedle, a leading international asset manager based in London with assets under management of $148.2 billion, has acquired a shareholding of approximately two per cent in Gatehouse.
This is a significant transaction because a leading global asset manager has made a direct equity investment into a Shariah-compliant investment bank, recognising the growth potential for Gatehouse and the markets it serves. Gatehouse originates Shariah-compliant
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