BACKGROUND BRIEF: Pharos Holding was founded, in 2005, by late Dr. Mohamed Taymour, a veteran of the regional financial industry, and is currently chaired by Mr. Elwy Taymour. Since establishment, Pharos Holding hasevolved and expanded rapidly into a full service Investment Bank, providing a wide range of financial services to institutions and individuals in Egypt, the wider region and internationally.The Group is operating according to the Global Compliance Practice Standards. Pharos Holding was awarded“Best Investment Bank in Egypt”, by Global Finance Magazine’s in its exclusive annual survey of the World’s Best Investment Banks for the year 2018. Pharos Holding services include Investment Banking, Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Research, Online Trading and Bookkeeping. The Group is headquartered in Cairo, Egypt,and hasrecently incorporated the UAE DIFC subsidiary, Pharos Gulf Limited that is licensed and regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) to provide Financial Advisory and Capital & Debt Raising services. The Group employs a team of exceptionally talented and qualified professionals, with proven track records for excellence, best advice and creative investments ideas in local, regional and international markets. Pharos Holdings’ ownership is held by the Taymour family (70%) and Financial Holding International – the private investment vehicle of Sheikh Abdulla Al-Rajhi - (20%) and Employees (10%). PHAROS INVESTMENT BANKING Pharos Investment Banking services include equity and debt capital market activities such as IPOs, private placements and debt restructuring, with a strong M&A track record. The Pharos Investment Banking team consists of high calibre experts in their respective sectors who offer customized services to their clients in different industries. PHAROS SECURITIES BROKERAGE Servicing local, regional and international asset managers and institutions, as well as high net worth individuals. Pharos Securities Brokerage is consistently rankedamong the top five brokerage firms operating on the EGX. Pharos offers the highest standard of service in both the traditional and over-the-counter (OTC) markets and is run to international compliance standards. PHAROSLIVE (Online Trading Platform): Pharosliveis a feature-rich online trading platform,which allows our clients to stay fully informed of their investments at all times. It offers an array of online services that include monitoring the stock market movements in real-time, performing quick, secure and timely trade transactions as well as actively managingthe portfolio. PHAROS ASSET MANAGEMENT: Pharos Asset Management offers tailored portfolios and structured fund products, catering to high-net-worth individuals and financial institutions, targeting risk-adjusted returns. PHAROS RESEARCH: Offering detailed, in-depth analysis and forward-looking insights with timely trade ideas, to provide our clients with a clear advantage to make informed investment decisions. Pharos Research is renowned as one of the pre-eminent fundamental and technical research houses in Egypt. PHAROS BOOKKEEPING: Offering an extensive range of services that can be customized to meet our all clients’ needs and include: - Setting up unified codes to enable investors ‘trading. - Secure safekeeping of tangible securities. - Institution-related services, including cash/stock dividends collections, payment collection, subscription rights, as well as IPO management.