Sahem Trading & Investments Company was founded in 1999 by a group of experienced investment managers as an integrated stock brokerage, licensed and regulated as a securities brokerage company in the Palestine Exchange (PEX) by Palestine Capital Market Authority PCMA. Sahem is one of the largest subsidiaries of Massar International Group, a holding company investing in financial markets, real estate and services in Palestine, Jordan, Egypt, Morocco, UAE and Eastern Europe.
Sahem is one of the premier Palestinian brokerage houses as well as the only brokerage providing financial and investment services to institutional investors in the United States and Western Europe through an exclusive partnership with Auerbach Grayson; a New York-based brokerage firm that specializes in global trade execution and exclusive local research for U.S. institutional investors.
Sahem offers comprehensive investment and trading services locally in the Palestine Exchange (PEX) and regionally provide trading opportunities in selected stock exchanges such as: Amman Stock Exchange (ASE), Egypt Exchange (EGX), Dubai Financial Market (DFM), Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX). In April 2007, Sahem pioneered the launch of online stock trading (Sahem E-Trade) with the PEX, to be the first company in Palestine to offer this service to clients.
Sahem prides itself as the number one source for data, research and intelligence for companies listed on the PEX, because we believe in the power of knowledge as a key element for decision-making on investment allocation. Our research is published on the platforms of Zawya; the Middle East regional affiliate of Dow Jones Research, Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ, Factset Research System, EMIS – A Euromoney Institutional Investor Company, Thompson Reuters and Auerbach Grayson, and is accessed by a number of the world’s biggest fund managers and analysts with a focus on frontier markets. In addition, Sahem offers the IPO underwriting management service and has a proven track record.
Sahem is participating through its solid role in introducing foreign investors to the opportunities within the listed Palestinian companies throughout the held road shows, and is continuously enforcing Palestine on the international investment map through arranged top- level promotional visits.
In 2016, Sahem introduced the discretionary portfolio management service in Palestine after completing all legal, professional requirements and requisite approval from Palestine Capital Market Authority PCMA, in attempt that comply with its vision in raising the standards of financial services in Palestine. Active portfolio management is one of the most important tools offered by brokerages worldwide, allowing a broader class of investors to take advantage of institutional expertise and the monitoring of corporate news and market developments. Sahem’s team is a group of seasoned professionals with years of cumulative experience in Palestinian capital market for the purpose of investment solutions design. Sahem offers this service to meet specific financial objectives of every client while achieving the highest possible rates of return on capital through targeting diversified investment opportunities within the customer’s risk profile based on intimate knowledge of the market as an investment manager.
- Comes from being an essential part -as a financial services arm - to a powerful holding company.
- Stimulated by a solid belief in the investment feasibility of the Palestinian public shareholding listed companies in the PEX, based on our state-of-the-art power of knowledge.
- Steered by our devotion to participate in raising the standards of financial services in Palestine.
- Sustained by our base of institutional investors.
- Translated in the capability of managing the flow of titan trading `deals.