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BSEF TALK 3 - GLOBAL LEBANESE INVESTORS - JACQUES SARRAF

BSEF TALK 3 - GLOBAL LEBANESE INVESTORS - JACQUES SARRAF

BSEF TALK 3
LEBANESE RESILIENCE UNDER

CRISIS
GLOBAL LEBANESE INVESTORS

Mr. Jacques Sarraf, Lebanon

August 3rd, 2019 - 10:00-10:30

Together we Strengthen the roots of our youth

The Bkerke Socio-economic Forum is an initiative of
The World Patriarchal Maronite Foundation for Integral Development.

All Rights Reserved


A Welcome,

Years in the
Making

Malia Group Revealed To You
www.maliagroup.com


Contents

How It All Started
Core Business Sectors
The Malia Group Way
New Projects


How It All Started

www.maliagroup.com


Sarraf Pharmacy Opens in Lebanon


Core Business
Sectors

www.maliagroup.com


Core Business Sectors

Malia Group

Industry Consumer Technology Fashion Contracting Hospitality
Goods & &

Distribution Management Real Estate
Solutions

1800 Talents 27 Companies 60 Brands 35 Principals


Industry - PHARMACEUTICALS

Pharmaline Under Licensee Manufacturing
Produces Its Own Range

Of Branded Generics

CARDIOVASCULAR ENDOCRINOLOGY DERMATOLOGY

CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM UROLOGY RESPIRATORY
VITAMINS & MINERALS
ANALGESICS ANTI-INFECTIVES
MUSCLE RELAXANTS

284

REGISTERED
PRODUCTS


Industry – PERSONAL CARE & HOUSEHOLD


Consumer Goods Distribution


Technology & Management Solutions

In-House Developed Software Principals


PRODUCTIVITY SOLUTIONS WORKFLOW SOLUTIONS MOBILE COMPUTING BARCODE SCANNING PRINTING, MEDIA & RFID

VIRTUAL BANKING SOLUTION DIGITAL ANALYTICS QUEUE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM CONNECTED COMMERCE GPS TRACKING SOLUTION
SOLUTIONS

INTERACTIVE SOLUTIONS MONITORS, VIDEO WALL, DIGITAL SIGNAGE INDOOR, OUTDOOR & DIGITAL EXPERIENCE
MULTI TOUCH TRANSPARENT LED


Fashion


Contracting


Hospitality & Real Estate


The Malia
Group Way

www.maliagroup.com


Mission/Values/Principles

• Malia Group purpose is to ensure that through our performance we continuously excel our
stakeholders expectations and build on our reputation as a leader in various sectors

• Our companies and talent believe in and approach their responsibilities with a keen eye on
our values:

Modernity • Ambition • Leadership • Integrity • Ardor

• We want to be a regional leader in various sectors that is recognized for its ingenuity,
efficiency, professionalism and governance. For that, we function in a state of constant
progress. In seeking to always outdo ourselves, we understand that prosperity is earned by
hard work, openness and commitment


Governance

6 Sectors A COMPREHENSIVE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE INITIATIVE WAS CONDUCTED
Multiple Territories BY IFC TO STRENGTHEN THE GROUP FOR THE LONG TERM. THE UPGRADE
27 Legal Entities INCLUDED SEPARATING THE CEO AND CHAIRMAN’S ROLES,
RESTRUCTURING THE BOARD, FORMALIZING BOARD COMMITTEES, AND
One Mindset APPOINTING INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS

. • Malia Group is committed to enhanced internal controls, total transparency,
adherence to the rule of law and promotion of integrity as a core company value
BOARD OF
DIRECTORS • We continuously strive to create value that goes beyond financial profit and to build
trust with all stakeholders
EXECUTIVE
MANAGEMENT • Our business conduct, policies/procedures, automation degree, data-sharing
systems & practices ensure that all Malia members are aligned on the Group’s
COMMITTEE vision, goals & strategies

COMPANY MANAGEMENT • Our Boards/Committees meet on a regular basis to set objectives & strategies,
COMMITTEES evaluate performance & ensure corrective action is taken

NOMINATION, COMPENSATION, AUDIT,
RISK & IT COMMITTEES


Malia Trust

Provides shared support services to the Group’s member companies so they
focus on their core business & allows diversification & growth ambitions to succeed:

Human Resources IT Financial Auditing Administrative Legal

Unified culture
Automated processes
Centralized processing of the revenue & expenses
Instant reporting of detailed financial statements
Capability building programs, talent development
Performance management
Career & Succession planning
Competitive Compensation & Benefits
…


Corporate Social Responsibility

• Jean & Charlotte Sarraf Foundation is a
Lebanese not-for-profit and nongovernmental
organization established in 2006 to support &
financially address the needs of society’s
disadvantaged groups. Our vision is to continue to
endow people in need with transformative
openings to a better life

• On top, Malia gives back to the community
through several CSR initiatives that address
different issues and leave an impactful
contribution

• We strive on the other hand to ensure work-life
balance (to enhance our people’s well being) and
diversity in the workplace

• Finally, we ensure best use of natural resources
through our environment friendly programs


New Projects

Across Sectors & Countries

www.maliagroup.com


Magma Square

1 Magma Square Sulaimani – Iraq is a 20,000 square meters cluster of F&B outlets, retail shops,
movie theater, kids entertainment…


Malia Logistics

1 Malia Logistics is a third-party logistics provider in Iraq offering premium warehousing and
transportation services.


Cap Enfeh by Natour Development

1 • A strategic mixed-use development project
• Enveloping 81 hectares of land and 1,200 meters of shoreline
• Total built-up area of 218,000 square meters including Villas, Port, Dining & Retail Outlets…


Cap Enfeh by Natour Development


Malia At A Glance

Expertise in the covered sectors. Knowledge of the business culture in each covered market
Preferred partner for multinationals. Fulfillment of principal expectations & growing business year on year
Pro-active attitude. A performance oriented mindset and the desire & passion to reach objectives
Strong HR systems that attracts, develop, retain & reward Talents
Effective processes & management business tools. Systems automation
Culture of Quality
An extendible / flexible organization chart
Brand building culture. A field organization with a trade marketing culture
Solid relationships with the key players in the country & in the trade. Privileged relationships with the media community
Corporate Governance, Financial solidity and credibility


KEEP ON RISING.

With DIVERSITY Comes MODERNITY
With CHALLENGE Comes AMBITION
With LEGACY Comes LEADERSHIP
With TRANSPARENCY Comes INTERGRITY
With COMMITMENT Comes ARDOR

www.maliagroup.com | www.youtube.com/maliagroup | www.facebook.com/maliagroup


Go Lebanon!


The GLI Story

THE IDEA

- Various Investment opportunities present in Lebanon today;
- Lebanese Businessmen mark success stories both in Lebanon and all around the world;
- Lebanese Diaspora reaches around 14 million versus the 4 million in Lebanon (Assets to the

Country)
- The Federation of Chambers in Lebanon (FCCIAL) is working on new ways to promote the

sustainable growth in the Lebanese economy especially in lights of the difficult economic situation.

GLI Established!

For all the above reasons, the Federation proudly established the Global Lebanese Investors (GLI)

as an independent association which includes the leading Lebanese investors in Lebanon and all
around the globe.


What is GLI?

GLI is built to be the strongest network between the Lebanese investors in Lebanon & worldwide:
- NOT another Lebanese community or association for social purposes,
- Primary focus: investment opportunities
- A network that brings together the successful Lebanese investors and provides them with a

platform of investment opportunities from which they can choose to take part in.
- Establishment of specific funds for upcoming projects to be offered for GLI members to take part in

at their convenience

GLI is governed through:
- Its local “’Chapter Lebanon” – target of 100 members
- International chapters all around the world- target of 900 members, in regions where Lebanese

investors are well present.


Vision

To become the strongest network capable of adequately representing Lebanese
businessmen who will play a major role in bringing Lebanon back as an
economic capital in the region; and building strong alliances between Lebanese
businessmen in Lebanon and abroad.

Mission

To enhance the role of the Lebanese businessman as an active and responsible
factor in the growth and economic development of Lebanon, through
coordinating the exchange of ideas and experiences, enhancing cooperation
and joint investment opportunities both in Lebanon and abroad and
encouraging job creation to fight unemployment


GLI Hierarchy 12 Local Members

General Assembly 12 International
Members
Board of Directors

International Chapter
Presidents

North South Arab Australia Europe Africa
America America Countries


GLI Local Board of Directors

Mr. Samir Khatib Mr. Jacques Sarraf Mr. Khalil Ibrahim
VICE CHAIRMAN CHAIRMAN VICE CHAIRMAN

Dr. Nabil Fahed H.E. Mr. Marwan Mr. Ziad Younis Mr. Antoine Azour
Board Member Kheir El Dein Board Member Board Member
Board Member

Mr. Gerard Tufenkjian Mr. Zafer Chaoui
Board Member Board Member

Mr. Wassim Daher Mr. Rami El Nimr
Board Member Board Member

Mtr. Rayan
Kouatly

Legal Advisor


Chapter Lebanon

The role of GLI is to establish a network of successful Lebanese Investors starting by
attracting the local Lebanese leaders in the business world who make an impact on the
community and inspire and motivate the upcoming generations by example.

This local network will constitute “Chapter Lebanon” which will set the ground rules and
plans for the various other chapters worldwide.

Target: 100 registered members
Current Status: 72 registered members to date


International Chapters

International Chapter will include Lebanese investors from around the globe who are well
known for their success stories.

Each Chapter:
• Contain groups of members within defined geographic areas.
• Has a president that will work closely with its members through regular meetings in

which they will set their calendar of events as per the needs of its members.

These events will provide a platform for the exchange of ideas, knowledge and further
networking allowing for the multiplication of each member’s resources and the enriching of
their social and economic lives.

Target: 900 members worldwide


International Chapters Arab Countries
Europe
Arab Countries: Australia & Africa
Dubai North & South America
Abu Dhabi
Riyadh
Jeddah
Oman
Jordan
Qatar

Europe:
Paris
London
Geneva

Australia:
Melbourne
Sydney

Africa:
Nigeria
Cameroon
Congo
Ivory Coast
South Africa

North & South America
New York
Montreal
Mexico
Brazil


Why today

Despite the difficult economic situation in Lebanon and the region, today seems to be the best day
to invest in Lebanon and form joint partnerships with Lebanese and foreign investors worldwide.

A number of the many reasons to why invest in Lebanon today are:

• Infrastructure • Other possible investments in the
 The Results of Cedre Conference – April 6 Electricity Sector – The Renewables
 Private Public Partnership Decree  Wind Power
 Solar Power
• The reconstruction of the region

• Oil and Gas Sector in Lebanon


GLI Objectives

GLI supports its members through:

• Facilitating the establishment of investment funds between the Lebanese
residing in Lebanon and abroad;

• Providing a platform for entering the public sector in Lebanon with development
projects within the legislative framework provided by the laws and regulations
that sponsor PPP especially in lights of the Cedre funds provided for the private
sector support;

• Building and sharing a database on promising investment opportunities and
developing preliminary studies for which members share their findings;

• Supporting, protecting, promoting and expanding the interests and objectives of
Lebanese investors;


GLI Objectives (Cont’d)

• Providing accurate analyses on the investment environment in global markets.

• Assessing the effects of economic measures imposed by host investment countries on
Lebanese economic interests;

• Acting as a link between the council members and governmental bodies to serve the best
interests of the national economy;

• Providing governmental entities with opinions and suggestions on policies, agreements and
laws relating to international investments.

• Taking any action necessary in order to achieve these stated objectives, and initiating any
range of activities that aim to promote the Lebanese investment opportunities in Lebanon
and abroad


ESTABLISHING A NETWORK FOR PROMOTING
INVESTMENT

To help promote investment environment in Lebanon and supporting the
Lebanese investors around the globe, GLI is working on building real bridges
with:
- Government agencies,
- Major investment companies,
- Similar councils worldwide.

This will allow the council to act as a major platform that undertakes the
continuous communication with Lebanese investors and to become the
economic and investment platform that contributes to strengthening the
national economy.


MoU Signature – UAE International Investors
Council

The Global Lebanese Investors has
signed an MoU with

The UAE International Investors
Council

during the UAE-Lebanese Economic
Forum held in Abu Dhabi on the 5th
of December, 2018.


MoU Signature – UAE International Investors
Council (Cont’d)

The signed MoU will support the cooperation between both countries in
order to develop the economic relationship and provide businessmen in
Lebanon and UAE with the proper information, expertise, training, and
opportunities for better investment environment.

The UAE International Investors Council brings together UAE
international investors and coordinates action amongst them. Its
members have the opportunity to support investment decision-making
as well as economic and political decision-makers at both economic and
political levels in the UAE. The UAE Cabinet provides the moral support to
the Council represented in approving the establishment.


Electronic Platform – Businessmen Directory

GLI will provide its members with a platform to meet each other and
explore various possible joint ventures available through its search
directory on its website.

The website directory will allow the GLI members to search by Name,
Business Sector, and Country in order to find other Lebanese inventors
worldwide.


THANK YOU

For more information please visit our website: www.glileb.com
Or email us on:
[email protected]


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