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Othmane Benjelloun

Othmane Benjelloun

Othman Benjelloun, born in 1931, is the n°1 fortune in Morocco with an estimated $2.1 billion. A laureate of the”École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne”, he is the chairman of ‘’BMCE Bank of Africa’’, Africa's second largest bank with operations in 20 African countries. Through his holding company “FinanceCom”, he is also the majority shareholder of insurance company ‘’RMA Watanya’’. His holding is also active in other fields such as transports, telecommunication, and media.

Through his company FinanceCom, he was the majority shareholder of the media company Touch Media, recently selling all their shares to Moncef Belkhayat of WB Africa.

Media Companies / Groups
Media Outlets


Finance and Investments (FinanceCom; BMCE Bank Group; RMA Watanya)
Agro-industry (Bio Beef ; Ranch Adarouch among others)
Energy (Finatech Group)
Real Estate (Argan Capital; Cap Estate among others)
Hospitality (Revly’s; Risma among others)
Transports (CTM; Air Arabia)

Family & Friends

Affiliated Interests Family Members Friends

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ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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As of 2016, one of the core businesses of Benjelloun’s FinanceCom, was holding 25.5% in one of the country’s 3 telecom companies: Meditelecom.

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