GFG Alliance’s industrial and metals business Liberty is a large steel and aluminium producer and participant in high value add or ‘advanced engineering’ products. Headquartered in London with global hubs in Dubai, Singapore, Sydney and Hong Kong, the group has five divisions – Commodities, Recycling, Steel, Aluminium, and Engineering, and trades in more than 50 countries.
An acronym for Shipping, Infrastructure, Mining, Energy and Commodities, SIMEC is a fully independent company owned by Sanjeev Gupta’s father Parduman K. Gupta. In South Australia, its mining division (iron ore and coking coal) supplies the raw material for the Whyalla blast furnace and to third parties. On the energy front, SIMEC is the largest developer of renewable energy projects in the UK and specialises in trading energy and energy related commodities. It also owns commercial ports, railway stock, marine fleets, and storage facilities. The other pillar to GFG Alliance is its Wyelands financial services group which comprises an independent bank and financial advisory services business. The British bank is focused on global trade and was established to help industry grow and enable businesses to trade more easily around the world. Jahama Estates is GFG Alliances’ property business. It operates a wide portfolio of industrial, commercial, residential and agricultural properties across four continents with the majority in the UK. It is currently the fifth largest private land owner in the UK.