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Alarab TV to be based in Bahrain
(The National - 29/12/2011)

Prince Al Waleed bin Talal is shifting his key media businesses - including Alarab, a television news station set for launch next year - to Bahrain. Dubai was also in the running to host the headquarters for the new channel, but Bahrain was selected this

Alwaleed tops AB rich list with $21.3b
(Saudi Gazette - 29/12/2011)

Prince Alwaleed, the chairman of Kingdom Holding Company, has been placed top of the Arabian Business Rich List for the eighth consecutive year. The prince has seen his wealth rise by 4.4 percent to $21.3bn over the course of 2011. The last twelve months

Prince Alwaleed, KHC invest $300m in Twitter
(Arab News - 20/12/2011)

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, and Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), announced Monday a combined investment of $300 million in Twitter. This investment was the result of several months of negotiations and comprehensive due diligence and represent a strategic

Prince Alwaleed takes $300m Twitter stake
(The National - 20/12/2011)

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has invested US$300 million (Dh1.1bn) in Twitter, the microblogging site that rose to prominence in the region during the Arab Spring. Twitter, which allows people to send 140-character messages, has more than 100 million users

Alwaleed, Kingdom invest $300m in Twitter
(Trade Arabia - 19/12/2011)

Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud and his Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) will make a combined investment of $300 million in Twitter, a popular micro-blogging site. This investment is the result of several months of negotiations and

Marrakesh Four Seasons Hotel major achievement for KHC
(Arab News - 18/12/2011)

Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) Chairman Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and Prince Moulay Rachid recently inaugurated the Four Seasons Hotel, Marrakesh. “This is another important achievement for Kingdom Holding Company,” said Prince Alwaleed. Princess Ameerah

Prince Alwaleed and Sheikh Hamad Bin Jasim Qatari PM meet privately
(AME Info - 06/12/2011)

HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), makes a visit to Qatar on Sunday December 4, 2011 during the visit Prince Alwaleed met with HE Sheikh Hamad Bin Jasim Bin Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of

Alwaleed launches Movenpick Accra
(Saudi Gazette - 10/11/2011)

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal inaugurated the $100 million Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, a joint venture between Kingdom Holding Company in which he is the chairman, and the government of Ghana. In a report carried by Ghana News Agency Tuesday,

KHC’s Q3 net profit surges to SR197.7m
(Arab News - 20/10/2011)

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), announced the company’s financial results of operations for the third quarter and the nine-month period ended Sept. 30. The company has announced a net income of SR197.7 million, an

Kingdom Holding, Batelco scrap $950m Zain Saudi stake bid
(Arab News - 30/09/2011)

Kingdom Holding Co. (KHC) and Bahrain Telecommunications (Batelco) have scrapped their joint $950 million bid to buy a quarter of Zain Saudi. This was announced by KHC Chairman Prince Alwaleed bin Talal in a press statement Thursday. “The interest of

Firm to end Zain due diligence
(Gulf Daily News - 11/09/2011)

Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Holding will complete due diligence on its joint $950 million bid to buy a quarter-stake in telecoms operator Zain Saudi by the end of September, Kingdom said yesterday. "Kingdom Holding is signing an agreement to end due diligence

Kingdom to finish Zain due diligence by Sept end
(Reuters - 10/09/2011)

Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) will complete due diligence on its joint $950 million bid to buy a quarter-stake in telecoms operator Zain Saudi by the end of September, Kingdom said in statement to the Saudi bourse on Saturday. Kuwait's

Four Seasons Riyadh bags Best Business Hotel award
(Arab News - 21/08/2011)

Kingdom Holding Company’s (KHC) Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh was awarded “Best Business Hotel 2011” in Riyadh at the Business Traveller Awards ceremony that took place in Dubai. The Business Traveller’s prestigious awards were exclusively based on votes by

SR4.6 billion deal for world’s tallest tower in Jeddah
(Arab News - 03/08/2011)

Kingdom Holding Co. (KHC) chairman Prince Alwaleed bin Talal confirmed in Riyadh on Tuesday that associate firm Jeddah Economic Co. has signed a SR4.6 billion deal with the Saudi Binladen Group to build the world’s tallest tower in Jeddah. The iconic

Alwaleed signs deal for world's tallest tower
(Trade Arabia - 03/08/2011)

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has given the go ahead for the construction of the world's tallest tower in the Red Sea port city of Jeddah by signing a SR4.6 billion ($1.23 billion) contract with Bin Laden Group. Kingdom Tower will be the

Kingdom Holding net profit rises 20.7%
(Arab News - 20/07/2011)

The Kingdom Holding Co. (KHC) announced on Tuesday that its net profit for the first half of this year rose 20.7 percent to SR254.1 million. KHC Chairman Prince Alwaleed bin Talal announced the company’s financial results of operations for the second

Kingdom Holdings looks to Egypt
(Gulfnews - 20/06/2011)

Saudi firm Kingdom Holding is considering investing $350 million in an agro-industrial project in Egypt, newspaper Al Mal quoted a senior company executive as saying yesterday. "I think we will reach the stage of negotiations and due diligence a month

Egypt, Prince Alwaleed enter new farm land deal
(Reuters - 08/06/2011)

Egypt settled one of a string of disputes over state land sales under deposed President Hosni Mubarak, revising the terms of a farmland deal with Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, the Egyptian government said. The Saudi billionaire signed a new contract

Alwaleed, Google eye possible tech tie-up
(Agencies - 01/06/2011)

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal has held talks with Google chairman Eric Schmidt over "potential business cooperation" between Kingdom Holding and the US Internet giant. Any collaboration would focus on the technology sector, Kingdom said in an emailed

KHC still in talks with Batelco for Zain stake
(Reuters - 25/05/2011)

Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) and Bahrain Telecommunications (Batelco) are still in talks to acquire a quarter-percent stake in telco Zain Saudi, the two companies said in separate statements Tuesday. Batelco joint $950 million bid for a stake in telco

Prince Alwaleed and KHC invest $400m in Glencore IPO
(Arab News - 24/05/2011)

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), and KHC have invested $400 million in Glencore International’s initial public offering (IPO). This represents 3.6 percent of the value of Glencore’s IPO and the offering was

Kingdom, Batelco 'still in talks for Zain Saudi stake'
(Trade Arabia - 24/05/2011)

Saudi firm Kingdom Holding and Bahrain's Batelco are still in talks to acquire a quarter-percent stake in telco Zain Saudi, the two companies said in separate statements on Tuesday. Batelco joint $950 million bid for a stake in Zain Saudi has hit a snag

Prince Alwaleed discusses investment issues with Ambassador of Nigeria
(AME Info - 16/05/2011)

HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) received at his office His Excellency Mr. Abdullah M. Garba Aminchi Ambassador of Nigeria to Saudi Arabia. The Ambassador was accompanied by Mr. Bashir Ibrahim

Kingdom Holding, Deutsche Bank boost trade ties
(Arab News - 15/05/2011)

Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) Chairman Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has praised the firm’s strong relationship with Deutsche Bank. Prince Alwaleed's remarks came as he hosted a special dinner in honor of CEO Josef Ackermann of Deutsche Bank, during his

Prince Alwaleed receives Kingdom of Bhutan Ambassador
(AME Info - 09/05/2011)

HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) received in his office in Riyadh HE Mr. Dasho Sherub Tenzin, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bhutan to Kuwait and Bahrain. The meeting was attended by Dr. Nahla