Gatehouse Bank plc, the London based ethical and Shariah-compliant investment bank opens its new Client Investment Office in the heart of Mayfair in London today. Gatehouse Bank has grown strongly in recent years, and now has over $2 Billion USD assets under management.
The new Mayfair office represents the next level of client care, and offers investors respite from the hectic pace of the City with a relaxed and comfortable environment for business. Gatehouse Bank’s team will provide bespoke wealth management solutions and real estate investments for global family offices and institutions.
Last night’s opening was supported by over 100 guests including executives from top UK financial institutions, the HE Ambassador to Kuwait as well as members of the Qatari, Kuwaiti, and Saudi Royal Families and the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson. Guests were treated to a remarkable display of Islamic art provided by Sotheby’s and JAMM art, incorporating a mixture of both up-and coming middle-eastern artists and established Islamic old masters.
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, said: “London has long standing links with economies in the Gulf and I congratulate Gatehouse Bank on opening this prestigious new office. Our great city is open to talent, trade, co-operation and partnership. That has long been the secret of our success and I am very pleased that Gatehouse Bank has cemented their relationship with the greatest location in the world in which to do business.”
Fahed Faisal Boodai, Gatehouse Bank’s Chairman and Founder, stated: “Our clients are at the centre of all we do and this office offers them not only financial security but also a sanctuary in this great capital. The Bank’s Board and I feel that this opening demonstrates our commitment to not only to the UK commercial sector but also our ongoing commitment to our clients in providing the best possible service. As leaders in the world of wholesale real estate investment we look forward to playing a central role in the expansion and evolution of London’s ethical and Sharia compliant banking sector. We thank all of our clients for their trust in us and are proud of the success that we have achieved and will continue to achieve in future”.
Alongside, the Chairman of Gatehouse Bank and the Mayor of London, for the ribbon cutting were majority shareholders, Securities House and the Kuwait Investment Authority.
Gatehouse Bank’s new client investment office is located at 14 Grosvenor Street in Mayfair, London.