Today the BEXIMCO Group (the “Group”) is the largest private sector group in Bangladesh. BEXIMCO was founded in the 1970’s by two brothers – Ahmed Sohail Fasihur Rahman and Salman Fazlur Rahman. Since the early days, the Group has evolved from being primarily a commodities trading company to a leading, diversified group with a presence in industry sectors that account for nearly 75% of Bangladesh’s GDP. The Group’s corporate mission is “Taking Bangladesh to the world”.
The Group name has now become one of the most recognizable brand names in Bangladesh. It is synonymous with innovation, trust and quality. The Group consists of four publicly traded and seventeen privately held companies. The publicly traded companies - Bangladesh Export Import Company Limited, Beximco Pharmaceuticals Limited, Shinepukur Ceramics Limited and Beximco Synthetics Limited.
As the Group has grown over the years, Bangladesh Export Import Company Limited (“BEXIMCO” or the “Company”), the flagship platform now has operations and investments across a wide range of industries including textiles, trading, marine food, real estate development, construction, information and communication technologies and ceramics. The company sells its products and services in the domestic Bangladesh market as well as international markets.
BEXIMCO encompasses one of South Asia’s largest vertically integrated textile and garment companies. The textile division is a fully integrated manufacturer of cotton and polyester blended garments for men, women and children, both for domestic and export markets. BEXIMCO has a 50% stake in Shinepukur Ceramics which the largest ceramics exporter Bangladesh.
State-of-the-art manufacturing plants located in the vicinity of Dhaka provide the Group with a highly cost effective manufacturing base. A majority of its plants are in the BEXIMCO Industrial Park, a vertically integrated self-contained facility. This facility provides ready access to captive power generation, water purification, liquid nitrogen, waste water treatment and other key infrastructure.
BEXIMCO is well positioned to capitalize on strong growth across industries in both the domestic and global markets. Each BEXIMCO division is managed by an independent, professional team with significant depth of experience. Management teams have established a clear strategic plan that will further strengthen the overall platform.
In recognition of its corporate success and creation of shareholder value, the Group has and continues to make significant contributions to Bangladesh’s society. Sponsored organizations include “Proyash”, a specialized institute that works for the holistic development of children with special educational needs and “Gono Sahajjo Songstha”, an institution that provides education for the underprivileged. The Group was an official sponsor of the Bangladesh National Cricket team for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 and also the official title sponsor of the FIFA friendly match between Argentina and Nigeria held in September, 2011.