Our History

Our History

Since Byrne was founded in the UAE in the early 1990s the business has grown to become one of the largest plant and equipment rental companies in the Middle East.

The company has over 800 employees and 15​​ offices across the Gulf.​​

1992

1992

Byrne Equipment Rental founded in the UAE

Qatar yard

1995

Byrne opens operation in Qatar

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

2001

Byrne opens operation in KSA

HSBC

2007

Acquired by HSBC Private Equity

Oman

2009

Byrne opens operation in Oman

Hanco

2014

Acquired by Hanco​

Byrne opens operations in Bahrain and Kuwait

2017

Byrne opens operations in Bahrain and Kuwait

ITQAN

2018

Byrne Group acquired by ITQAN

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Enabling operational efficiency through equipment rental and lease solutions