It is the largest private sector group in Bangladesh. BEXIMCO was founded in the 1970's by two brothers – Ahmed Sohail Fasihur Rahman and Salman Fazlur Rahman. Since the early days, the Group has evolved from being primarily a commodities trading company to a leading, diversified group with a presence in industry sectors that account for nearly 75% of Bangladesh's GDP. BEXIMCO's corporate mission is "Taking Bangladesh to the world".
As BEXIMCO has grown over the years, the flagship platform now has operations and investments across a wide range of industries including textiles, pharmaceuticals, PPE, ceramics, real estate development, construction, trading, marine food, information and communication technologies, media, DTH, financial services, and energy. The Group sells its products and services in the domestic Bangladesh market as well as international markets. BEXIMCO is the largest employer in the private sector in Bangladesh and employs over 70,000 people worldwide.