6 Sigma Group was founded in May 2003 to provide Best in Class service to banks and corporates. It currently has 5 business lines:
- Consultancy for Financial Institutions using the “Road to Basel “, an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program for the banking community.
- Training and Development for Financial Institutions, covering both soft and hard skills. Training is done in a variety of languages.
- Credit Rating Agency with specific emphasis on Corporate and Commercial Credits.
- Credit Risk System a multi-lingual application that risk rates, automates credit, assesses industries & countries, incorporates TM RACS, facility structuring and RAROC, provides PRR and stress testing, and caters for IFRS 9.
- Private Equity Business that caters for middle market companies seeking strategic investors and for businesses seeking evaluation and/or financial support.
Our head office is in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), with offices in Beirut, Lebanon. 6 Sigma Group also has representatives in Turkey, France, Germany, USA, Central America, and Africa.
A sample of some of the projects undertaken to date includes the following:
- “Road to Basel Accord” consultancy for 5 financial institutions;
- 3 Year Strategy Plan for a bank in Bahrain;
- Diagnostics for financial institutions in Kuwait, Qatar and Lebanon;
- Retainership for Financial Advisory in the Media Sector;
- Retainership for Financial Advisory in the Telecom Sector;
- Creating a feasibility study for a leasing program;
- Industry studies and product programs for banks in the region.
- 12-18 months Induction and Management Associates Programs;
- Four to six weeks Credit & Relationships Management Programs;
- Risk Management Workshops;
- SME Credit and Portfolio Management;
- Early Problem recognitions and Remedial Management;
- Strategic Salesmanship and Marketing;
- Due Diligence Training and Corporate Valuations;
- Treasury Management Simulation Game;
- Introduction to Investment Bank and Wealth Management;
- Introduction to Derivatives and Capital Markets;
- Real Estate Lending and Finance;
- International Trade Services and Products;
- Structured Trade Finance;
- Islamic Finance;
- Leadership Skills;
- Managing People.
Credit Rating Agency
- Credit rating and facility structuring for medium sized companies in the region;
- Portfolio evaluation for a banks in the region.
Credit Risk System
- Being used by various banks in the region.
- Gulf-wide Media Group Consolidation and Merger with third party;
- Investment due diligence on behalf of an investment company in Abu Dhabi;
- Investment due diligence for an IT company in Dubai;
- Investment due diligence for a merger within the media sector in the UAE;
- Investment due diligence for an acquisition of a PR company;
- Investment due diligence for a merger within the media sector in Egypt;
- Due diligence on a potential acquisition of an exchange house;
- Purchase due diligence of a ready-mix cement producer;
- Sale of a manufacturing company in Dubai;
- Sale of a medical centre in Dubai;
- Sale of a fashion house in Dubai.
- Debt structuring on behalf of a project in Abu Dhabi;
- Legal due diligence for a company in Abu Dhabi;
- Arranging credit facilities to a manufacturing companies in Dubai and Saudi Arabia;
- Arranging a Factoring of Receivables program for a regional telecom company.