• 1974

    Alkan Mohamed Mahmoud Nosseir

    With the start of the year 1974, Mr. Mohamed Mahmoud Nosseir, a young Egyptian businessman, founded a group of companies that he named Alkan Group. Within the thirty years to follow, the Alkan Group grew to become one of Egypt’s leading private sector groups involved in a broad range of economic activities.

  • 1975

    Alkan Medical

    Alkan Medical is established, and very soon became a prominent agent and distributor for high ranking medical suppliers and key healthcare products’ companies worldwide

  • 1978

    Egyptian International Motors (EIM)

    Soon after its establishment, EIM became one of Egypt’s most mature private sector operations, exclusively distributing and servicing more than 25 world renowned brands in more than 7 business sectors in Egypt, Jordan and the Region

  • 1979


    Initiated 1st private sector car assembly operation in Egypt by starting the assembly of Jeep Wrangler at AAV in 1979

  • 1991


    1st privatization in history of Egypt, Alkan acquired Pepsi-Cola’s bottler in 1991, restructured it, grew it and divested years later

  • 1994

    Alkan Pharma

    Manufactures generic pharmaceuticals in both solid and liquid forms. Since its establishment, Alkan Pharma has positioned itself on top of the list of suppliers in Egypt.

  • 1994

    Quality Standards for Information Technology (QSIT)

    With the rise of GIS systems, QSIT was founded, only to become over time a leader of Geospatial Solutions and Services catering for more than 15 different industries

  • 1996

    Air Taxi

    Alkan became the 1st Air Taxi provider in Egypt, also offering aircraft maintenance services

  • 1997

    Alkan Real Estate

    Alkan Real Estate is founded, developing several plots in prime commercial and residential areas in Greater Cairo, including a prime location in front of Smart Village, 6th of October, Al Obour etc…

  • 1998


    Established Egypt’s 2nd GSM operator in 1998, known as Click in joint venture with Vodafone; later renamed Vodafone Egypt. (divested years later)

  • 1998


    Almatex is established for the purpose of manufacturing & exporting Egyptian high quality fine counts cotton yarns

  • 1998

    Satellite Connectivity

    1st to introduce Satellite Connectivity for commercial use in Egypt and owns a private satellite communications hub at 6th of October city. Thuraya Service partner in Egypt since 1998

  • 1999

    Alkan Telecom

    Alkan Telecom is founded as a System Integrator and turnkey solution provider of broadband communication systems and turnkey solutions

  • 1999

    Alkan Holding

    Alkan Holding was established in the year 1999 as an Egyptian joint stock company. the company was created with the aim of uniting the already existing group pf companies under one holding legal entity, replacing the private individual ownership with a solid corporate structure, grouping subsidiary companies by business line and to revolve from a family-owned business to a corporate structure that go public.

  • 2001

    Alkan Networks

    Providing turnkey solutions for wireless communication networks allowing operators to extend coverage, enhance network performance, and focus on core business of attracting and serving customers; through a broad portfolio of professional services supporting both 2G & 3G networks such as Site Design & Engineering, Site Acquisition, Site Construction, Installation & Commission and Maintenance Services

  • 2002

    Alkan Kenya

    Established in 2002

  • 2004

    Alkan Ethiopia

    Established in 2004

  • 2005

    ESRI Northeast Africa (NeA)

    ESRI NeA is established with a mission to leverage information integration in North East Africa region through geospatial intelligence for better understanding of our world

  • 2005

    Alkan Niger

    Established in 2005

  • 2005

    Alkan Iraq

    Established in 2005

  • 2006

    Alkan CIT

    Alkan CIT is founded to comprise Alkan’s specialized subsidiaries, Alkan Telecom, esri NeA, QSIT & Alkan Construction & Communication Networks

  • 2006

    Alkan Burkina Faso

    Established in 2006

  • 2006
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    Alkan Tanzania

    Established in 2006

  • 2008

    Alkan Ghana

    Established in 2008

  • 2008

    Alkan Senegal

    Established in 2008

  • 2008

    Alkan Arabia

    Established in 2008

  • 2009

    Alkan East

    Established in 2009

  • 2009

    Alkan Abu Dhabi

    Established in 2009

  • 2011

    Alkan Mali

    Established in 2011

  • 2012

    Alkan Sierra Leone

    Established in 2012

  • 2012

    Alkan Jordan

    Established in 2012

  • 2015
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    Alkan Chad

    Established in 2015

  • 2016

    Alkan Construction

    High quality electromechanical services combining modern management skills with state-of-the-art technology and materials while maintaining high standards of workmanship  to ensure clients’ satisfaction with due consideration to Health, Safety and Environment.

  • 2017

    Alkan Benin

    Established in 2017

  • 2020

    Alkan Insurance Brokerage

    Established in 2020