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March Holding is a diversified family-owned business holding sole or majority interest in over ten companies across the Middle East region, and that operate in different industries ranging from ICT, FMCG, digital payment and e-commerce services, and retail.

A legacy of Distinction

  •  
    1952
    Family Trading Business

    The establishment of the family business in trading and real estate.

  •  
    1965
    JV Cosley Building Company

    A JV with Cosley to build warehouse sites for the governmental ministers, including the ministries of trade, agriculture and defense.

  •  
    1970
    JV with National Groundbizet (agron)

    Expanded warehouse construction by partnering with x and built the largest warehouse of 350K square meters.

  •  
    1976
    Construction of factories

    The establishment of a ready-made clothes factory in Baghdad for clothing manufacturing and distribution.

  •  
    1977
    Contraction of mill factories

    Built the infrastructure and imported the machinery necessary for mill production and distribution

  •  
    1978
    Construction of asbestos factories

    Ministry of industry, Basra

  •  
    1985
    Reem Biscuit factories

    Unlike the other factories, which served a functional purpose to governments and ministries, the establishment of Al Reem factories was for the family. (wholly-owned)

  •  
    1987
    Working with Racal (Vodafone) later

    Supply and established a network/infrastructure of wireless communication equipment through developed technologies and supplied the ministry of interior.

  •  
    2003
    Zain

    Assisted in launching the first mobile operator in Iraq.

  •  
    2008
    La petite Maison Hotel

    Built our first hotel in Baghdad, Iraq.

  •  
    2011
    Onyxes

    The absence of a durable technological infrastructure in Iraq led to the establishment of Onyxes.

  •  
    2013
    Tawasul

    We expanded into a new industry; FMCG distribution business

  •  
    2013
    Media World

    To meet the rising demand for content consumption. We turned our focus toward content production and distribution by providing value-added services.

  •  
    2015
    Awaltelecom

    The expanding demand for internet and data services encouraged March to reintroduce itself as a significant player by accommodating the needs of the Iraqi market.

  •  
    2016
    Zain Cash

    Zain Cash was launched to accelerate financial inclusion in Iraq and provide coinvent access to financial services.

  •  
    2016
    Switch

    To provide payment infrastructure to banks, business, and governments by facilitating

  •  
    2017
    March Holding

    March holding has been established to consolidate the family’s assets and facilitate the introduction of international brands and provide equity by advancing opportunities in Iraq and the Middle East region

  •  
    2017
    Careem

    Incubate Careem and launch their business model in Iraq

  •  
    2017
    Americana JV

    Signed a JV with Americana to expand their portfolio to Iraq

  •  
    2018
    In house VC

    Launched the family office and in-house VC.

  •  
    2020
    IFFCO JV

    Signed a JV to Build Two factories in Iraq

  •  
    2020
    Expand into Lebanese Market

    Expanded into the Lebanese market by branching out into new industries

  •  
    2020
    Access Arabia

    Providing Iraq with international connectivity through secured and sustainable technology

  •  
    2021
    Libano Suisse

    We partnered with Libano Suisse to launch an insurance company in Iraq and provide Iraqis with access to a broad insurance portfolio.

Stats of Success

Forty Five Years of Partnerships and
Joint Ventures

 

Initiatives

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Employees

 

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March Holding's Presence

March Locations

Why March?

A playes as energetic and vibrant as its canvas

March is a proactive player in the expanding MENA and Iraqi economies.

Harmonizing Stakeholders and Sharing Values

For its stakeholders March organizes and drives shared value harmoniously and efficiently, for mutual benefit.

More than a Portfolio, a destination for new ideas

March offers you a trusted source of business and local knowledge and an attractive home for innovation and meaningful business ideas.