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Headquartered in Dubai, Depa provides a complete range of interior fit-out services to high-profile clients through its operations in 16 countries worldwide September 2008

ABOUT DEPA Depa is a leading provider of interior contracting services in the Middle East, North Africa and Asia. Depa specializes in the luxury fit-out of hotels, residential property developments, offices, shopping malls, yachts, hospitals, and infrastructure projects. Depa also provides manufactured products and procurement services -- specifically customized furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E) -- for use in its in-house operations and for third parties. Depa operates through an integrated network of subsidiaries and joint ventures located in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Libya, India, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Singapore, the UK, the Netherlands, and the US. Through this network, Depa has successfully executed projects in over 16 countries worldwide. Depa is a public company with ordinary shares listed on the Dubai International Financial Exchange (ticker DEPA DU) and global depositary receipts listed on the London Stock Exchange (ticker DEPS LI).

La Cigale Doha Completed 06/2007

MAJOR PROJECTS „ Burj Al Arab - Dubai

„ Four Seasons – Mumbai

„ Burj Dubai – Dubai

„ Four Seasons – Sharm el Sheikh

„ Dubai Metro - Dubai

„ Crowne Plaza – Abu Dhabi

„ Duty Free, Dubai Airport – Dubai

„ Four Seasons Nile Plaza - Cario

„ The Atlantis, Palm Jumeirah – Dubai

„ Mazagan Resort – Morocco

„ Emirates Palace Hotel – Abu Dhabi

„ Millennium Hotel – Abu Dhabi

„ Sak’s Fifth Avenue – Bahrain

„ Museum of Islamic Arts – Doha

Burj Al Arab Completed 09/1999

SERVICE OFFERING Interior Contracting

Interior Manufacturing

Industries Serviced



• Hotels • Resorts


• Luxury apartment bldgs • Palaces • Luxury villas


• Office buildings • Banks


Joinery factories Furniture manufacturing Soft furniture manufacturing

• Theme parks • Museums

Metal works


• Boutiques • Department stores • Shopping malls

Yacht Fitting

• Yachts • Cruisers


• Airports/transport terminals • Hospitals


• Fitted furniture & doors • Cabinets

Dubai Duty Free Concourse Completed 06/2001

• Loose furniture • Upholstered furniture • Carpets • Hand tufted carpets • Architectural metal work

Hyatt Regency Madeleine Completed 08/1997

Depa specializes in the full-scope turnkey fit-out and furnishing of luxury hotels, apartment buildings, offices, shopping malls, yachts, museums, airports, metro stations, and hospitals



„ The Depa Group was established in 1996 by Mohannad Sweid. In 1998, the group’s operations were expanded with the acquisition of an Italian interior contractor and the relocation of its headquarters to Dubai, UAE

Abdullah Al Mazrui - Chairman Mohannad Sweid – Director, CEO Riad Kamal - Director

„ Depa has become a leading provider of interior contracting services and has established subsidiaries and joint ventures in the Middle East, the Far East, Europe, and the United States

Maha Al Ghunaim - Director Marwan Shehadeh - Director Orhan Osmansoy - Director

„ Depa successfully completed its IPO in April 2008, raising over US$ 432 million to fund future business activities

Mohammed Al Hashimi - Director Faisal Al Matrouk - Independent Director Hilal Al Marri - Independent Director

KEY MANAGEMENT Mohannad Sweid Chief Executive Officer, Co-founder of the Depa Group ƒ Spearheaded Depa’s expansion into new markets and led the acquisition of leading companies in the fields of interior contracting and furniture manufacturing ƒ More than 25 years of experience in managing interior contracting and consulting companies in the Middle East and the USA ƒ Studied architecture and design at BAC in Boston Noor El-Solh Managing Director of Strategy • Responsible for devising the strategy of Depa • Extensive strategy consulting experience • Bachelors degree in Finance and Economics, Boston College • MBA in Finance and Strategic Operations, MIT Sloan School of Management

Eyad Abdelrahim Managing Director of Finance • Joined Depa in 2003 • Highly experienced in the financial services industry • Bachelors degree in Economic and Administrative Sciences, Yarmouk University, Jordan • MBA, University of Wollongong, Dubai

CONTACT DETAILS Hania Allahham PR Manager Tel: +971 4 224 3800

Brunswick Group - Dubai Jeehan Balfaqaih Tel: +971 4 365 8265

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Brunswick Group - London Sophie Brand Tel: +44 20 7396 7421

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