About Us

The First Investor (TFI) has been among the leaders in investment banking services and innovative financial product offerings in the State of Qatar since its foundation dating back to 1999. TFI’s investments, financial products and services offerings are in accordance with Islamic principles.

A fully owned subsidiary of Barwa Bank, TFI is licensed and regulated by Qatar Central Bank and focuses on investment banking services, private equity & strategic investments, real estate investments & advisory services, and asset management.

TFI has become one of the region’s most successful investment banking firms with a track record of industry leading performance and returns. TFI has grown its private equity portfolio over the years and had over US$ 1 billion in assets under management, invested in dynamic sectors in the high growth MENA regions as well as in Europe and South America.

TFI’s success has been built on its diverse team of professionals with extensive global financial industry experience and its prominent Qatari stakeholders and Board of Directors. TFI has one of the most diversified and innovative investment product and services offerings in the region, covering high-growth sectors with long-term potential.