Firms that carry out proprietary investments (i.e. their own funds) in private, government, and publicly listed companies. The investment companies include holding companies, investment groups, and other firms.
Companies that primarily invest in companies that operate in various sectors. The investment companies include conventional and Islamic private equity, holding, and venture capital firms.
Companies that provide financial services and products that facilitate the creation, liquidation, or change in ownership of money and other financial assets. Includes credit-related services, investment-related services, oversight services, investment banking, all other banking, insurance, central banks and monetary authorities, and stock exchanges.
Companies that provide corporate finance services (investment banking) such as underwriting, advisory, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate restructuring services.
Companies that manage and invest the funds/assets of businesses and individuals. The services include fund management, which pools funds/assets from a number of investors (such as mutual funds), and/or portfolio management, which pools funds/assets from individual high-networth investors.
Companies specialized in the formation and management of capital and funds for other companies or individuals. They include companies that provide corporate finance, security and commodity brokerage, and asset management services.
Companies that invest and manage pooled funds on behalf of of businesses and individuals, against fee charges, in addition to companies that provides them with related products and services. The industry includes portfolio management and mutual fund management companies.