Antar Group (AG) is one of the leading companies in the Syrian market, established in 1989 by Samer Antar. It started as "Cham Center," specialized in medical equipment, distributing products of the famous French company Air Liquide.

In 1999, after a successful and growing business in medical equipments, AG shifted to telecommunications and created "Hello Syria" the first pre-paid calling card company in Syria. A huge distribution network was created from scratch, covering all of Syria.

AG then moved into industry, establishing the first plastic card manufacturing business in Syria.

By 2004, AG had moved onto entertainment, becoming the exclusive agent of Showtime and ART cable TV in Syria.

In 2006, SBP (Syrian Business Projects) was established. SBP is a venture between AG (51%) and Mr. Khaled al-Rashed (49%) a Kuwaiti Businessman.

AG, through SBP,  went into the retail business, signed its first franchise and openened the first boutique for "Pointure", selling designer shoes, bags and accessories. In 2007, SBP agreed to open three megastores with "Virgin Stores", and signed a franchise contract with the French "Groupe Le Duff", owner of "Brioche Doree" and "Del Arte" restaurants and Café chain.

Through this website, AG introduces its activities and company profile. It remains open to new suggestions and ideas. Please do not hesitate to contact us.