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Lesha Bank is the first independent Shari’a – compliant investment bank authorized by the QFC Regulatory Authority (QFCRA).

Established in 2008, Lesha Bank started operations in 2009 with initial focus on investments in Equity and Real Estate. Building on its successful investments focused on Real Estate and Equity, the Bank expanded its offering to Private Banking and Wealth Management, Corporate and Institutional Banking, as well as Treasury and Investments.

As a listed entity on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), Lesha Bank continues to enhance its role as a trusted advisor and gateway to opportunities in Qatar, the region, and global markets with a focus on US, Europe, and the MENA region.

In 2022, the Bank embarked on the next stage of its ambitious journey rebranding to Lesha Bank. The rebranding is a testament to the Bank’s growth and is in line with its goal to provide high-net-worth individuals and corporates with innovative Shari’a compliant investment opportunities that empower them and offer greater financial freedom. Lesha Bank has an authorized share capital of QAR 2.5bn and a paid-up capital of QAR 1.12bn. Lesha Bank leverages its legacy and expertise as well as its access to global markets to support it’s clients.

Lesha Bank was recognized by Euromoney as a Market Leader in Investment Banking in Qatar based on its 2022 Market Leaders rankings analysis, affirming the Bank’s position in the market and in 2016, Lesha Bank received the “Best Up-and-Coming Islamic Finance Institution” from Global Finance’ annual World’s Best Islamic Financial Institutions Awards.

Key Financial Highlights (QR’000)202220212020201920182017
Total Assets5,249,7963,204,6762,839,1523,214,0863,258,9754,958,509
Total Liabilities1,384,196915,566989,335698,312976,5361,547,845
Total Equity1,120,671549,758702,364756,7551,123,8681,696,871
Total Income Before Return to Unrestricted Investment Account Holders167,784249,4669,633102,210(50,096)413,791
Total Income115,640226,712(42,771)47,742(109,025)334,167
Total Expenses(105,753)(84,461)(99,381)(110,409)(278,705)(579,130)
Net (Loss) / profit for year*75,470100,370(226,712)(298,453)(481,905)(269,260)
Earnings / (loss) per share**0.0780.143(0.32)(0.43)(0.69)(0.38)
*Attributable to the equity holders of the Bank

**Basic earnings / (loss) per share was restated due to split of shares and reduction of capital during 2019 to preserve comparability

Lesha Bank LLC (Public)
West Bay, Tornado Tower,
4th Floor,
Doha, Qatar.
Tel : +974 4448 3333
Fax : +974 4448 3560


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