Private equity fundraising in the Middle East may see a hit as private investors rein in spending due to economic conditions in the oil-dependent region, a partner in The Abraaj Group told the Reuters Middle East Investment Summit.
More than 250 private equity and venture capital professionals and stakeholders from across the world attended the Mena Private Equity and Venture Capital Summit yesterday (October 25) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Prince Dr Turki bin
The private equity market in the Middle East has matured in the last five years in terms of deal structures, volumes and values, according to speakers at a recent forum held in Dubai, UAE.
The debate was organised by ICAEW’s
Saudi Arabia's Itqan Capital, an Islamic investment firm, plans to develop a sharia-compliant brokerage arm and is nearing the launch of a $200 million education private equity fund, its chief executive told Reuters.
Financial technology company SunGard Data Systems Inc is preparing to appoint financial advisers to explore a sale that could value it at as much as $10 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
Cerberus Capital Management is seeking more than $3 billion for its latest flagship private equity fund to invest in distressed assets such as non-performing loans and ailing companies that need to be restructured, people familiar with the matte
Middle East private equity firm Abraaj has bought into Southeast Asian food and drink chain Wine Connection, as it looks to capitalise on the growing interest in wine and western food among the region's middle class.
Private equity firm Abraaj Group hopes to conclude a deal soon to buy a majority stake in Saudi fast-food chain Kudu alongside TPG Capital, a senior Abraaj executive said.
The Middle East's largest private equity firm has been
Abu Dhabi-based buyout firm Gulf Capital is looking to invest in 10-12 companies over five years with the launch of its third private equity fund of $750 million, its chief executive said on Sunday.
"We are making offers and
Gulf Capital, a leading alternative investment firm, has completed the acquisition of a strategic minority stake in Middle East Glass Manufacturing (MEG), Egypt’s largest container glass and PET manufacturer.
MEG is a worldw