Wednesday 10 February 2016

SCPE invests $35m in Al Jazeera Agricultural Co

Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) has acquired a minority stake in Al Jazeera Agricultural Company, a fully integrated poultry and chicken feed producer and distributor in Jordan, through an equity investment of $35 million.


Private equity as agent of change in Mena

Many of the beliefs surrounding the impact of private equity (PE) firms, such as job destruction and an excessive focus on short-term profitability, do not hold, according to a report. On the other hand, local and international PE


Male medics ban in labour theatres

Male medics will be banned from labour theatres in all of Bahrain's maternity hospitals under controversial legislation approved by MPs yesterday. Only female health staff will be allowed into the theatres, except in serious cases when a male spec


Dubai's Baer Capital eyes new PE fund

India-focused Baer Capital Partners expects to raise around $300 million for a second private equity fund and plans its first exit by floating a power distribution company, its chief executive told Reuters. The Dubai-headquartered investme

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