About Us

First Leasing Company (FLC) is a diversified leasing and asset-backed financing provider domiciled in the state of Qatar, incorporated in April 2008 under the 2002 Qatari Commercial Law Number 5.  In July 2010 FLC shares were 100% acquired by Barwa Bank, one of four (4) incumbent Islamic banks in Qatar.   Barwa Bank also acquired 100% shareholding in The First Investor (TFI) and First Finance Company (FFC) during 2009-10.  In 2011 Barwa Bank and its three wholly-owned subsidiaries established a post-merger integration (PMI) strategy and operating plan in collaboration with Bain & Company consulting.  Barwa Bank Group ownership lineage extends to the Qatar Investment Authority,  Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund.