NEWS & VIEWS

Global private equity and venture capital news and research

Middle East

26 August 2015

Abraaj, Fajr and Gulf bid for Saudi supermarket chain Al Raya

vegetable_market_supermarket Three Gulf-based private equity firms are reportedly bidding for Saudi supermarket chain Al Raya for Foodstuff Co, AltAssets understands.

12 August 2015

Centaur makes 4x return through Sports Events sale $

football-452569_640 Dubai-headquartered Centaur Private Equity is set to quadruple its investment in Sports Events International (SEI) by selling the company to Thai Prime Investments.

29 June 2015

Beco Capital among investors in Dubai medical insurance tech start-up

Amir Farha Beco Capital, a Dubai-based venture capital firm focused on technology businesses in the Middle East, was among the investors in an AED3.67m ($1m) Series A funding round for a Dubai-based medical insurance technology start-up, Bayzat.

20 May 2015

Abraaj commits $30m to launch Auvest MENASA Fund

south-african-road-1097295-m Global growth investor The Abraaj Group has committed $30m to mark the formal launch of the Auvest MENASA Opportunities Fund I.

20 May 2015

Abraaj, Emirates NBD ‘considering IPO’ of Network International

Dubai International Financial Centre The Abraaj Group and Emirates NBD PJSC "are considering an initial public offering" of Network International, a credit-card payments processing unit they own, Bloomberg is reporting, citing three unidentified people with knowledge of the matter.

29 April 2015

Post-crisis Gulf PE industry ‘more sophisticated’ says new NBK Capital Partners senior MD

Daytime view of Burj Khalifa 2 The post-financial crisis consolidation of the Gulf’s private equity industry has left a core of around 12 experienced major players, which is re-shaping the types of deals being done in the region and how they’re being managed.

27 April 2015

Itqan said to be near education fund launch for second time in two years

book education Saudi Arabian investment firm Itqan Capital is again nearing the launch of a $200m education-focused private equity fund according to chief executive Adil Dahlawi.

9 April 2015

Apollo considers foray into Middle East via joint venture

dubai5_lrg Private equity behemoth Apollo Global Management is said to be talks to expand its business into the Middle East through a joint venture with a local investment firm.

2 March 2015

Gulf Capital to make up to six consumer company deals this year

abu dhabi Abu Dhabi-based Gulf Capital reportedly expects to complete between four and six acquisitions in consumer-driven sectors this year.

23 February 2015

Abraaj registers $48m for growth markets fund

dubai-5_sq Dubai-headquartered private equity investor Abraaj Group has pulled in at least $48m for its Growth Markets Fund.

Page 1 of 2412345...1020...Last »

Legals & Terms of UsePrivacy Policy


AltAssets is registered as a trademark of Investor Networks Limited (06695690).
Registered Office: Zetland House, 5-25 Scrutton St, London EC2A 4HJ
Content is © AltAssets 2000-2015