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6 June 2016

MENA region sees VC investment boom, overall PE investment continues from strong 2014 $

citadel-hill-2973_1920 Private equity and venture capital investment in the Middle East and North Africa region hit its highest level since 2008 last year, with VC especially marking a huge rise in dealmaking, new research reveals.

25 June 2015

Wamda hits first close for $75m-targeting MENA tech fund

board-410099_1280 MENA-focused investment firm Wamda Capital has held a first close for its $75m-targeting fund aimed at promising tech startups in the region.

9 March 2015

MENA-focused NBK Capital exits Dem Pharmaceutical, eyes new mezzanine fund

drug tablet pill medical pharma Dubai-headquartered NBK Capital Partners has realised its mezzanine investment in Turkish importer and marketer Dem Pharmaceutical.

5 December 2014

MENA private equity sees new dawn on littered landscape $

Paul Harter The MENA private equity market is emerging from years of relative chaos thanks to increased deal-flow and bigger deals. Gibson Dunn and Crutcher partner Paul Harter explains why it is a new dawn for the region.

22 October 2014

CVC eyes $700m deals in Middle East and North Africa

euros payments European private equity firm CVC Capital Partners is set to begin looking for deals in the Middle East and North Africa with a price tag of $700m.

20 October 2014

Kuwait’s NBK Capital smashes $300m target for Fund II

kuwait-tower-976640-m The investment banking arm of the National Bank of Kuwait has closed its second private equity fund on $310m, just beating its target of $300m.

22 September 2014

HSBC’s MENA Infrastructure eyes $500m for Fund II, adds Turkey to remit

suleymaniye-mosque-1408001-m Dubai-based private equity investor MENA Infrastructure is looking to raise $500m for its second fund after “successfully” investing its first $300m vehicle.

20 August 2014

StanChart’s first MENA deal, $75m for stake in offshore energy operator

supply-vessel-724004-m Standard Chartered Private Equity has bought a minority stake in offshore vessel operator Topaz Energy and Marine for $75m.

15 October 2013

MENA private equity confidence remains high $

gulf-flags-middle-east-mena Confidence among private equity investors operating in the Middle East and north Africa region is on the rise, a recent study by Deloitte showed.

10 May 2013

Middle East-focused PE firms must solidify takeover rules to balance SME risk $

gulf-flags-middle-east-mena Private equity firms targeting SMEs in the Middle East will find the right balance between fast company growth and requirements for more regulation, according to a roundtable discussion organised by the region’s industry association.

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