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21/05/2017
SICO launches MENA-wide online trading platform

  Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – 21 May 2017: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a conve  More...

15/05/2017
Bahrain ‘At The Forefront’ of GCC Markets Development

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – 15 May 2017: Bahrain’s pioneering contribution to the on-going development of GCC capital markets during 2016  More...

14/05/2017
SICO recognised as leading broker on Bahrain Bourse for 2016

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – 14 May 2017: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a conventional  More...

09/05/2017
SICO announces BD1.32 million net profit for the first quarter of 2017

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – 9 May 2017: Securities & investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a conventional w  More...

11/04/2017
GCC Debt Capital Markets Raised Record US$69 Billion in 2016

  • Issuances in 2017 forecast to increase amidst continued interest rate volatility Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – 11 April 2017: Acc  More...

03/04/2017
New General Manager for SICO Funds Services Company (SFS)

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain –3  April 2017: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) as a c  More...

30/03/2017
SICO distributes BD 2.14 million cash dividend for 2016

Manama, Bahrain – 30 March 2017: The shareholders ofSecurities & Investment Company (SICO), which is licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain  More...

14/03/2017
SICO UAE becomes Member of Nasdaq Dubai’s expanding market to trade equities

  Securities & Investment Company UAE (SICO UAE) has joined Nasdaq Dubai as a Member to trade equities, in order to provide its clients with  More...

06/03/2017
Bahrain liquidity fund significantly boosts bourse turnover

  Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – 6 March 2017: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a conv  More...

18/02/2017
SICO announces BD 2.3 million net profit for 2016

Manama, Bahrain – 18 February 2017: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a conventional wholes  More...

16/01/2017
SICO and Trucial sign a strategic partnership

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain –16 January 2017:  Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed as a conventional wholesale bank by the  More...

09/01/2017
SICO sponsors a simulated training programme for university students at BIBF

Manama, Bahrain – 9 January 2017: Sponsored by Securities & Investment Company (SICO), the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) r  More...

02/01/2017
Eskan Bank REIT units commence trading on the Bahrain Bourse

Bahrain Bourse (BHB) announced on Monday 2nd January 2017 the listing and commence of trading onUnits of the Eskan Bank Realty Income Trust (under the  More...

08/12/2016
ESKAN BANK REIT IPO EXCEEDS 95% PER CENT SUBSCRIPTION RATE

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – 7 December 2016:  Eskan Bank and Securities & Investment Company (SICO) announced today the subscription r  More...

04/12/2016
IPO closes on Tuesday

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain –2 December  2016: Eskan Bank has issued a reminder that there are only 2 working days left until the closing da  More...

27/11/2016
SICO Funds Services Company named Best GCC Custodian

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – 27 November 2016: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a conventi  More...

21/11/2016
Groundbreaking Eskan Bank REIT public offering opens today

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – 21 November 2016: The initial public offering (IPO) of the Eskan Bank Realty Income Trust (REIT) opens today for tw  More...

14/11/2016
Eskan Bank announces 22 November for retail REIT public offering

  Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain –13 November 2016: Eskan Bank announced today that it has finalised the formal registration of its groundbrea  More...

08/11/2016
SICO announces first nine months and third quarter of 2016

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – 8 November 2016:  Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a con  More...

23/08/2016
SICO adopts CFA institute global asset management standards

  • Global Investment Performance Standards • Asset Manager Code of Professional Conduct   Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain –  More...

10/08/2016
SICO posts net profit of BD 715 thousand for second quarter 2016 Asset Under Management reach US$ 1.02 billion

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – 10 August, 2016: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain  More...

28/06/2016
Seed investors if bahrain Liquidity Fund Announced

SEED INVESTORS OF BAHRAIN LIQUIDITY FUND ANNOUNCED Osool, BBK, Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company and NBB   Manama. Kingdom of Bahrain &nd  More...

15/06/2016
$100 million fund launched to boost liquidity on Bahrain Bourse

$100 million fund launched to boost liquidity on Bahrain Bourse  Bahrain Liquidity Fund is vested with capital and shares to ease trading on loc  More...

01/06/2016
MENA Investment industry has 'immense growth potential '

  Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – 31 May 2016: “While the MENA investment pool totals approximately US$ 4.5 trillion, less than 10 per  More...

26/05/2016
Bahrain Bourse Approves SICO as the First Market Maker at Bahrain Bourse

After 25 Years of the Commencement of Trading Bahrain Bourse Approves “SICO” as the First Market Maker at Bahrain Bourse An agreement wa  More...

16/05/2016
SICO wins award for highest traded shares on Bahrain Bourse

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – 16 May 2016: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a conventional  More...

10/05/2016
SICO announces BD 1.34 Million operating profitability for first quarter of 2016

  Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – 10 May 2016: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bah  More...

20/04/2016
Subscription to BBK Capital securities offering Exceeded 86%

  Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – 19 April 2016: BBK, a leading Bahrain-based retail bank, announced today the subscription results and allot  More...

10/04/2016
SICO to sponsor CFA Middle east Investment Conference 2016

SICO TO SPONSOR CFA MIDDLE EAST INVESTMENT CONFERENCE 2016   Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – 10 April 2016: Securities & Investment Comp  More...

02/04/2016
Subscription opens for BBK’S BD 100 million convertible capital securities offering

    Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – 3 April 2016: BBK and Securities & Investment Company (SICO) jointly announce the opening for s  More...

23/03/2016
SICO lead manager for BBK’s perpetual tier 1 convertible capital securities offering

The rights issue summary in English & Arabic can be downloaded here   More...

21/03/2016
SICO declares 5 per cent cash dividend for 2015

Manama, Bahrain –21March 2016 – The Shareholders ofSecurities & Investment Company (SICO), which is licensed by the Central Bank of Ba  More...

15/03/2016
SICO Fixed Income Fund outperforms benchmark for the second consecutive year

Manama, Bahrain – 15 March 2016: Demand for high-quality fixed income assets will remain insatiable during 2016, as long as oil prices and inter  More...

01/03/2016
Bottom-up approach to stock selection

Manama, Bahrain – 1 March  2016: Recent equities strategy report issued by SICO Research, the research and analysis arm of Bahrain-based Se  More...

20/02/2016
SICO announces net profit of BD 2.8 million for 2015

    Manama, Bahrain – 20 February 2016: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a con  More...

08/02/2016
SICO retains number one broker status on Bahrain Bourse

        Manama, Bahrain – 8   February 2016: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Centr  More...

29/11/2015
SICO announces changes to its regional fund portfolio

  Manama, Bahrain 29 November 2015: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a conventional wholes  More...

10/11/2015
SICO reports net profit of BD 2.3 million for the first nine months of 2015

Manama, Bahrain – 10 November 2015: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a conventional wholes  More...

08/09/2015
SICO announces new management appointments

  Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 8 September 2015: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) as a c  More...

26/07/2015
SICO reports net profit of BD 3.5 million for the first half of 2015

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 26 July 2015: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a conventional wholes  More...

12/07/2015
Eskan Bank mandates SICO to list first REIT on the Bahrain Bourse

Manama, Bahrain, 12 July 2015:  Eskan Bank has appointed Securities & Investment Company (SICO) as lead arranger for the first real estate in  More...

08/06/2015
SICO funds continue to post impressive returns and outperform the market

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 8 june 2015: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a conventional wholesa  More...

13/05/2015
SICO posts net profit of BD 1.4 million for first quarter of 2015

Manama, Bahrain – 13 May 2015: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a conv  More...

23/04/2015
SICO receives award for highest traded shares on the Bahrain Bourse

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain | 22 April 2015: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), which is licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) as a co  More...

30/03/2015
SICO declares 9 per cent cash dividend for 2014

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain | 30 March 2015 – The shareholders ofSecurities & Investment Company (SICO), which is licensed by the Central Ban  More...

16/02/2015
SICO’s net profit for 2014 increases by 11.3% to BD 5.4 million

Manama, Bahrain –16 February 2015: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a conventional wholesa  More...

25/01/2015
SICO fixed income fund outperforms regional benchmark in 2014

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain,25 January 2015: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a conventional whol  More...

10/12/2014
SICO announces new management appointments

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 9 December 2014: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) as a convention  More...

13/11/2014
SICO’s net profit increases by 110% to BD 6.85 million for the first nine months of 2014

Manama, Bahrain – 12 November 2014: Securities & Investment Company (SICO), licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a conventional wholes  More...

26/07/2014
SICO net profit increases by 166% to BD 5.1 million

SICO’S NET PROFIT INCREASES BY 166% TO BD 5.1MILLION FOR THE FIRST HALF OF 2014   Manama, Bahrain –26 July 2014: Securities &  More...

11/06/2014
SICO’S Khaleej Equity fund marks 10-year milestone

Manama, Bahrain, 11 June 2014: Bahrain-based regional investment bank, Securities & Investment Company (SICO), announced today that its flagship K  More...

14/05/2014
SICO reports strong start to 2014 with net profit for the first quarter increasing by 157% to BD 2.6 million

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 14  May 2014: Bahrain-based licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a conventional wholesale bank, Securities &  More...

24/03/2014
Najla M. Al Shirawi appointed new Chief Executive Officer of SICO

Manama, Bahrain – 24 March 2014: At the Annual General Meeting held today March 24th of Securities & Investment Company (SICO), the Bahrain-  More...

03/03/2014
GCC Equities off to a flying start in 2014

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 3 March 2014: GCC equities got off to a flying start in in the first two months of 2014, with the UAE and Qatar markets sh  More...

24/02/2014
SICO’s net consolidated profit for 2013 increases by 76% To BD 5.1 million

Manama, Bahrain – 23 February 2014: Bahrain-based licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a conventional wholesale bank, Securities & Inv  More...

12/11/2013
SICO's net profit increases by 99% to BD3.37 million

Manama, Bahrain – 11 November 2013: Bahrain-based regional investment bank, Securities & Investment Company (SICO), announced today its fina  More...

29/10/2013
CEO Anthony Mallis to retire from SICO

Manama, Bahrain – 28 October 2013: Bahrain-based regional investment bank, Securities & Investment Company (SICO), announced today that its  More...

21/08/2013
SICO launches new research portal and group website

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain,  21 August 2013: Bahrain-based regional investment bank, Securities & Investment Company (SICO), announced today  More...

30/07/2013
SICO’s net profit increases by 71% to BD 1.9 million

Manama, Bahrain –30th July 2013: Bahrain-based regional investment bank, Securities & Investment Company (SICO), announced today its financi  More...

24/07/2013
SICO funds perform strongly in first half 2013

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 24 July 2013: Bahrain-based regional investment bank, Securities & Investment Company (SICO), announced today that its  More...

26/06/2013
SICO announces the appointment of Najla M. Al Shirawi to new post of Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 26 June 2013: Bahrain-based regional investment bank, Securities & Investment Company (SICO), announced today the appo  More...

12/05/2013
SICO reports BD 1 million net profit for the first quarter of 2013

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 12 May 2013: Bahrain-based regional investment bank, Securities & Investment Company (SICO), announced today a net pro  More...

08/05/2013
SICO equity funds achieve highest gradings from S&P

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 8 May 2013: Bahrain-based regional investment bank, Securities & Investment Company (SICO), announced today that all f  More...

26/03/2013
SICO Concludes AGM

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – March 25th, 2013 - Securities & Investment Company (SICO), the Bahrain-based regionally-focused investment bank  More...

20/02/2013
Optimistic outlook for GCC markets

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 20 February 2013: Internationally, equities remain the preferred asset class as cash continues to provide a near zero retu  More...

11/02/2013
Securities & Investment Company reports net profit of BD 2.74 million for 2012

Net profit increases more than five-fold, backed by a strong fourth quarter Bahrain-based regional investment bank, Securities & Investment Compa  More...

12/11/2012
SICO posts BD 1.597 million net profit for the first nine months of 2012

Manama, Bahrain, 12 November 2012 - Bahrain-based Securities & Investment Company (SICO) announced today its financial results for the third quart  More...

16/10/2012
Growth potential of Qatari Banks ‘Tempered by market constraints and key concerns’

Manama, 16 October 2012: The State of Qatar will witness strong lending growth over the next half decade, driven by major Government infrastructure pr  More...

02/10/2012
GCC- listed companies miss analysts’ profit estimates for second quarter of 2012

Manama, October 2nd , 2012: Aggregate profits of US$ 11.6 billion announced by GCC-listed companies for the second quarter of 2012 disappointed invest  More...

09/08/2012
SICO’s YTD net profit BD 1 million

Net loss in second quarter is offset by strong performance for the first three months of the year.  Manama, Bahrain – 9 August 2012: Bahra  More...

23/07/2012
SICO receives regulatory approval for its new brokerage operation in the UAE

Manama – 22 July 2012: Bahrain-based regional investment bank, Securities & Investment Company (SICO), announced today that it has received  More...

03/07/2012
GCC-Listed Companies surpass analysts’ profit estimates

Manama –2nd July 2012 – GCC-listed companies’ performance in the first quarter of 2012 caught investors by surprise, with 56 per cen  More...

03/07/2012
Challenging but improving outlook for UAE banking sector

Manama –2nd July 2012 – Despite the recent overselling of UAE banking stocks due to perceived asset quality concerns, the new lending rest  More...

13/06/2012
SICO maintains its status as the leading broker on the Bahrain Bourse for the 13th consecutive year

Manama – June 11th,   2012 – Bahrain-based regional investment bank, Securities & Investment Company (SICO), announced today that  More...

13/05/2012
Securities & Investment Company Announces Net Profit Of Bd 1.351 Million For The First Quarter 2012

Manama, Bahrain – May 9th , 2012: Bahrain-based Securities & Investment Company (SICO) announced today a net profit of BD 1.351 million (USD  More...

26/03/2012
SICO Concludes AGM

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – March 26th, 2012 - Securities & Investment Company (SICO), the Bahrain-based regionally-focused investment bank  More...

29/02/2012
Securities & Investment Company announces 2011 financial results. “Profitability maintained in a year considerably more testing than expected

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 28 February 2012: Bahrain-based regional investment bank, Securities & Investment Company (SICO), announced today its  More...

07/02/2012
SICO funds continue to outperform the market in 2011

SICO Arab Financial Fund upgraded to 'AA' and new SICO Kingdom Equity Fund rated 'A' by Standard & Poor's  Khaleej Equity Fund & Gulf Equ  More...

01/02/2012
Interview with CNBC Arabia :2012 outlook

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21/12/2011
SICO appoints new Chairman of the Board

Manama, Bahrain, 20 December 2011, Bahrain based Securities & Investment Company announced today, after its board meeting of November 13th, the ap  More...

14/11/2011
SICO announces third quarter results for 2011

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 13 November 2011: Bahrain-based Securities & Investment Company (SICO) announced today its financial results for the t  More...

05/10/2011
Chairman of SICO steps down after 12 years’ tenure

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 4 October 2011: Bahrain-based Securities & Investment Company (SICO) announced today the retirement of Sheikh Mohammed  More...

14/08/2011
Securities & Investment company announces second quarter profits. Net profit of BD 1.127 million for second quarter 2011

Manama, Bahrain, 13 August 2011: Bahrain-based Securities & Investment Company (SICO) announced today a net profit of BD 1.127 million for the sec  More...

07/08/2011
SICO: Bahrain market’s performance does not reflect the Kingdom’s economic performance

Manama 7 August 2011 – Securities & Investment Company (SICO) prepared a note on the performance of the Bahrain Bourse stating that Bahrain  More...

26/07/2011
Bahrain Bourse Lists “SICO Kingdom Equity Fund”

An agreement was signed between Bahrain Bourse (BHB) and SICO Funds Company IV, a subsidiary company owned by Securities & Investment Company on M  More...

16/06/2011
SICO lead manager for BisB BD 54 million rights issue

SICO is acting as the lead manager for BisB BD 54 million on going rights issue which opened to subscribers on June 8th, 2011 and is scheduled to clos  More...