Gulf Capital is a leading alternative asset manager focused on the Gulf region, investing across several asset classes including Private Equity, Credit and Mezzanine and Real Estate. The Company currently manages over $3.3 billion of assets across 7 funds and investment vehicles. Gulf Capital’s mission is to grow capital and build value with world-class expertise and best practices to generate sustainable superior performance for all stakeholders. Gulf Capital invests its own capital alongside its fund investors’ capital in all of the funds it launches. In Private Equity, Gulf Capital is focused on acquiring strategic stakes in highly profitable and rapidly growing companies within a select number of fast-growing industries in the GCC region and through deep operational and financial improvements, on accelerating and enhancing their profitability and size. Gulf Capital was awarded the “Best Private Equity Firm in the Middle East” Award by Banker Middle East Magazine in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. The Firm is actively involved in real estate development through Gulf Related, its joint venture with the Related Companies, a leading private real estate developer in the United States. Gulf Related is focused on pursuing marquee large-scale mixed-use and residential real estate development opportunities in the UAE and Saudi Arabia. Gulf Capital also launched a Credit and Mezzanine Business, Gulf Credit Partners, to meet the financing needs of fast-growing companies and to provide acquisition finance across the Middle East. With its private equity, real estate and credit initiatives, Gulf Capital is today one of the largest and most diversified alternative investment managers in the Middle East. For more information about Gulf Capital PJSC, please visit Gulf Capital’s website at www.gulfcapital.com.
The Egyptian Private Equity Association (EPEA) is a non-profit seeking association committed to supporting and developing the Private Equity and Venture Capital industry in Egypt and the surrounding region(s). The Association aims to foster private investment in Egypt, as well as to boost communication and knowledge sharing among the region’s private equity and venture capital networks. EPEA seeks to serve as the hub for private equity and venture capital professionals, organizations and stakeholders in Egypt, and be their gateway to the international community and counterparts. On the local level, EPEA aims to serve the current needs of the local industry in the areas of capacity building, networking and policy advocacy. On the regional and international levels, EPEA is looking forward to contribute to the growth and development of the industry, through assessing potential opportunities and partnering with similar associations. EPEA was founded in 2011 by distinguished founding members, including leading experts as well as major corporate players in the private equity industry on the local and regional levels.
Established in 2007, DubaiBeat.com provides insight, analysis and research on Middle East private equity, real estate and venture capital investors. They cover cover private equity, venture capital, hedge funds and real estate investors from the Middle East and broader MENA region.
Their publication “Middle East Investors Directory” is widely used as a reliable source on information about investors in the Middle East.