“My first objective is for our country to be a pioneering and successful global model of excellence, on all fronts, and I will work with you to achieve that”
King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques
“It is my pleasure to present Saudi Arabia’s Vision for the future. It is an ambitious yet achievable blueprint, which expresses our long-term goals and expectations and reflects our country’s strength and capabilities. All success stories start with a vision, and successful visions are based on strong pillars.”
Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Crown Prince, Prime Minister
Chairman of the Council of Economic and Development Affairs
Ajlan & Bros Group was formed in 1979. From that humble start today we are proud to say we are in 25 countries with over 75 companies. The Group employs over 15000 employees and we manage assets over USD 15 billion. A Holding Company established to invest in a diversified portfolio of projects across Saudi Arabia’s key economic growth sectors. In line with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and HRH Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s 2030 Vision for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Ajlan & Bros Group has embarked on a significant diversification both regionally and globally.
Mr. Ajlan Abdulaziz Al Ajlan
Chairman of Ajlan & Bros Group
Healthcare is a key focus sector for us, and we have a robust strategy that aligns with the Vision 2030 Healthcare transformation program. We will partner with the government in bringing the much-needed private investments for the upcoming public private partnership. We understand the challenges for healthcare sector and the new models of care very well. Our focus is to improve the lives of our citizens through population health management, wellness solutions, home healthcare services, and other healthcare services which will revolutionize the delivery of care and emphasize prevention.
Mr. Mohammed Abdulaziz Al Ajlan
Deputy Board Chairman
President of Saudi Chinese Business Council
Ajlan bin Abdulaziz Alajlan, Chairman of Ajlan & Bros Group and all its subsidiaries. Also holding several other positions and memberships including:
Established in 1979, Ajlan & Bros Group has grown to one of the largest private sector conglomerates in the Middle East region, employing over 15,000 people in more than 25 countries and across 75 companies. Today the Group has assets worth over US$ 10 Billion and annual revenues of more than US$ 2 Billion.
In addition to this role, he also holds several positions and memberships including:
Friendship Ambassador for Shandong Region, an award given for persons who have immense contributions in investment and economic and social development in the region.
Fahad Abdulaziz Al Ajlan is a Board Member of Ajlan & Bros Group and has extensive experience in real estate and commercial investment, and logistics, and has also actively contributed to the establishment of the company’s subsidiaries.
Fahad Saad Al Ajlan is a Board Member of Ajlan & Bros Group.
Deputy Group CEO
Ajlan is a Business Management graduate of Suffolk University, Boston, USA and has been US educated for over 10-years from middle school to university graduation.
Established in 1979, Ajlan & Bros launched its textiles business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia starting with a small store in Deira Market in Riyadh. Direct trade with China started 35 years ago, and after 10 years, specifically in 1999, Ajlan & Bros began to establish its first factories in China. As its industries developed over time and moved between several provinces, until touching base in Shandong, and the establishment of a complex of factories operating in all aspects of supply chain and value chain from production to packaging, Ajlan & Bros business in China starts from the cotton seed and ends with the product delivered to the end user.
Our journey in the textile business in China has spanned over 25 years, and we now have more than 5,500 employees working in the Ajlan & Bros factory complex in Shandong, China.
At the same time that we started manufacturing in China, our first real estate business in the Kingdom was launched, and Abdulaziz Alajlan Sons for Trading & Real Estate Investments Co. (Ajlan & Bros) was established in 2000. Now one of the largest real estate portfolios in the Kingdom with assets exceeding US$10 billion; the real estate company has acted as an international investment arm, bringing its investment portfolio to US$3 billion in Asia, Europe, and the United States.
Our real estate and investment business has expanded to more than 25 countries, and our investment portfolio has reached more than 70 million square meters, in addition to more than 150 million square meters have been developed. We now own a network of warehouses in the Kingdom, valued at US$6 billion, making us one of the largest real estate companies in the Kingdom.
With the announcement of Vision 2030 by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz and His Highness, the Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman, the Board of Directors of the Ajlan & Bros decided to expand the scope of their business and establish a Holding company that works on all the focused sectors targeted by the Vision; from this decision, Ajlan & Bros Holding (ABH) was established in 2017.
ABH began by analyzing the sectors, targets, and programs of Vision 2030, and developing a comprehensive strategy that ensures the development of business according to local, regional, and international best practice. Pursuing business development methods that meet the objectives of Vision 2030 and the interests of the Kingdom, ABH established subsidiary companies operating in diverse sectors, including, but not limited to: real estate, retail, defense, environment, energy, water, FMCG, mining, technology, industrial, logistics, fintech, entertainment, gaming, tourism, healthcare, blockchain, cybersecurity, aerospace, and manufacturing.
ABH efforts were successful in several endeavors, including the acquisition of the Jubail 3B Independent Water Project (IWP) at a value of US$800 million in 2021, and the acquisition of the Second Milling Company (SMC) at a value of US$600 million in the same year. During 2022, ABH acquired the Khnaiguiyah exploration license in Saudi Arabia for US$ 68 million; spread over an area of 353.8 square kilometres west of Riyadh in Al Quwaiiyah governorate, the Khnaiguiyah exploration license is the largest in the Kingdom.
ABH has established multiple global brands and partnerships in the Kingdom, led by AJEX in partnership with SF Express in the logistics sector, Tiqmo in partnership with SwiftPass in the fintech sector, Dussmann-Ajlan & Bros in partnership with Dussmann Germany in the facilities management sector, and the Pure Beverage Industry Company (PBIC) launched its two brands of bottled water, ‘Ival’ and ‘Oska’.
In addition to multiple partnerships in the defense and military industries through its subsidiaries, SCOPA, Tal and Sepha; ABH has partnered with Saudi Aramco in the carbon fiber manufacturing, plastic recycling, and semiconductor manufacturing fields.
Ajlan & Bros, represented by all its subsidiaries and sister companies, we pursue the utmost strategic efforts in the short, medium, and long term to achieve the objectives of Vision 2030, and to support the industrial, economic, and commercial revolution of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Be leaders in sectors relevant to achieving Saudi Vision 2030, by building businesses in partnership with leading international firms to achieve a dominant regional position.
Create exceptional value and wealth by becoming a leading diversified Group, thus contributing to the prosperity of the Kingdom and communities we touch.
1. To be the Gateway to MENA for our Partners.
2. Develop strategic partnerships with leaders in targeted industries/sectors.
3. Localize the international knowhow and experience into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the wider MENA region.
4. Engage in disruptive, new and innovative products and services across our target sectors.
5. Uplift the scale and quality of existing offerings and contribute to the development of the economy.
6. Align our investments and strategies to Vision 2030.
7. Secure the prosperity, security and growth of future generations.