In 2012 Tyco International, bought the business for USD 400 million, becoming the impetus for
the launch of KEF Holdings’ three new verticals KEF Investments, KEF Infra and KEF Healthcare. KEF
Infra launched in 2014 is today revolutionizing the construction industry through its unique
end-to-end offsite manufacturing. In July 2018, Softbank funded Katerra merged with KEF Infra,
the new company KEF Katerra is a global construction technology company that is revolutionizing
the building industry. KEF Holdings also launched its home-building business KEF Living in 2018.
The businesses focuses on providing data-driven design and quality building solutions to the
At KEF, we have a legacy of building successful businesses. Our journey began in 1995 with the
opening of Al Ahamadi General Trading in Ajman, following this we launched our world-class
Foundry, and a valve trading company JC Middle East. We then created Emirates Techno Casting,
an integrated facility incorporating cutting edge engineering and design lab, the world’s largest
automatic moulding line, steel refining furnace, machine shop and research and development lab,
rated amongst the top 3 technologically advanced foundries in the world.