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Abraaj Week 2017: 5 Top Takeaways

Abraaj Week 2017: 5 top takeaways

Shifting demographics, millennial power, and the rise of renewables – a broad range of powerful themes emerged from a week of discussion, debate and analysis at Abraaj Week 2017.
Abraaj Week 2017: Setting The Scene

Abraaj Week 2017: Setting the Scene

Arif Naqvi, Founder and Group Chief Executive, The Abraaj Group, speaks on the consumer dynamics driving global growth, and the role of partnership capital to support the development of new social and economic models.
Managing In An Unpredictable World

Managing in an Unpredictable World

Howard Davies, Chairman, Royal Bank of Scotland, believes it is vital that businesses are prepared to be agile and flexible in order to effectively respond to shifting political and economic unrealities.
The Doctor In Your Pocket: A New Form Of Care

The Doctor in Your Pocket: A New Form of Care

In the healthcare sector, there are both new challenges and new opportunities. Khawar Mann, Abraaj Managing Director, shares his perspectives on how a focus on innovation can greatly impact healthcare outcomes in growth markets.

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Partnering For Growth: Capa De Ozono

Partnering for Growth: Capa de Ozono

Stefan Hromatka, CFO and Deputy CEO at Capa de Ozono, talks to Abraaj about the consumer opportunity in Mexico and the power of partnership.
The Fight For The Final Mile: Growth Market Perspectives

The Fight For The Final Mile: Growth Market Perspectives

The name suggests something small and easy to achieve: the final mile. Of course, in reality, it is anything but small, and certainly not easy. As e-commerce continues its exponential growth, the final mile is at the center of a highly competitive business revolution.
Building An ESG Champion In Colombia

Building an ESG Champion in Colombia

From generating over 5,400 direct jobs and reducing carbon footprint through a comprehensive waste management system, to creating better value and quality staple products through the hard discount model, this is the story of Koba.
EMPEA Special Report On Private Equity In Mexico

EMPEA Special Report on Private Equity in Mexico

This report provides an in depth review of developments in Mexico’s private equity eco-system, and features insights from Abraaj and a spotlight case study on Liquid Capital, a partner company of the Group.

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Mapping The Unbanked: A Pan Regional Market

Mapping The Unbanked: A Pan Regional Market

Around the world, there are 2 billion ‘unbanked’ people: adults without an account with a financial institution or mobile money provider. Abraaj Managing Director Zahi El Khatib deconstructs the data to understand the investment opportunity.
CNBC Africa Interviews Sev Vettivetpillai

CNBC Africa Interviews Sev Vettivetpillai

It's a buying time, says Abraaj's Sev Vettivetpillai to CNBC Africa on the investment outlook in Africa as he outlines opportunities, challenges and economic policies.
The Abraaj Group Acquires A Stake In Indorama Fertilizers

The Abraaj Group acquires a stake in Indorama Fertilizers

Indorama Fertilizers operates a world-class, 1.4 million metric tonnes per annum facility based in Port Harcourt, Nigeria and is the largest urea fertilizer manufacturer in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Why Africa Is A Continent On The Move

Why Africa is a continent on the move

The last 25 years have witnessed growth at a remarkable rate across Africa – with GDP running at three percentage points higher than global GDP. Abraaj Partner Jacob Kholi writes on the long-term view in Africa.

Dubai

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Enterprise: Insights From Ahmed Badreldin On 2017 Egypt Outlook

Enterprise: Insights from Ahmed Badreldin on 2017 Egypt Outlook

From the impact of inflation and interest rate headwinds to outperforming sectors, Abraaj Partner Ahmed Badreldin, shares his views on what to expect in 2017.
Interview With Mustafa Abdel-Wadood: Private Equity In Middle East And North Africa

Interview with Mustafa Abdel-Wadood: Private Equity in Middle East and North Africa

Abraaj Managing Partner Mustafa Abdel-Wadood shares his optimism on the state of the private equity industry in MENA and highlights why the region remains a destination for investment.
In Conversation With Rana Begum

In Conversation with Rana Begum

Artist Rana Begum gives an overview of her artistic practice, and reveals her personal aspirations for the Abraaj Group Art Prize 2017. Begum’s ambitious new commission will be unveiled to the public at Art Dubai on 15 March 2017.
Technology And Entrepreneurship In MENA

Technology and Entrepreneurship in MENA

Consumers today are looking for convenience and efficiency from products and services, says Mudassir Sheikha, Co-Founder of Careem.

Istanbul

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Phones And Fashion: Online Shopping In Growth Markets

Phones and Fashion: Online Shopping in Growth Markets

The e-commerce story in our markets is only just beginning. Abraaj Managing Director Omar Syed shares his perspective on how companies can navigate rapidly evolving trends and stay ahead in this competitive sector.
Meet Ermina Takenova, Kazakhstan Animator And Abraaj RCA Scholar

Meet Ermina Takenova, Kazakhstan animator and Abraaj RCA scholar

Since 2014, Abraaj has supported talented young innovators in growth markets. This is animator Ermina Takenova’s story, Abraaj RCA Scholar 2014 –2016, our first scholar from Kazakhstan.
The Abraaj Group Raises US$ 526 Million For Investment In Turkey

The Abraaj Group Raises US$ 526 million for Investment in Turkey

The Abraaj Group announced the final close of its first dedicated Turkey Fund at US$ 486 million with a further US$ 40 million raised for co-investment.
The Abraaj Group Acquires A Minority Stake In Turkish Bank Fibabanka

The Abraaj Group acquires a minority stake in Turkish bank Fibabanka

The Abraaj Group announced the acquisition of a minority stake in Fibabanka A.S., one of the most prominent banks in Turkey.

Singapore

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The Abraaj Group Partners With Leading Islamabad-based Diagnostics Business IDC

The Abraaj Group partners with leading Islamabad-based diagnostics business IDC

The Abraaj Group has partnered with Islamabad Diagnostics Centre, a leading diagnostics chain in Pakistan. IDC operates 20 centers across Pakistan, with the aim of adding up to 30 more in the future.
Changing The Way We Eat: The Rise Of ‘Clean Food’

Changing the Way We Eat: The Rise of ‘Clean Food’

In growth economies, 'clean eating' is acquiring increasing relevance as cities and markets evolve. Srisant Chitvaranund, Abraaj Managing Director, writes on the investment opportunity this creates for the food value chain.
Bloomberg Quint Interviews Mustafa Abdel-Wadood

Bloomberg Quint Interviews Mustafa Abdel-Wadood

In an interview with Bloomberg Quint's Managing Editor Menaka Doshi, Abraaj Managing Partner Mustafa Abdel-Wadood shares his insights on the investment climate for 2017 and the growth outlook for India.
The Abraaj Group Agrees To Divest Its Stake In K-Electric

The Abraaj Group Agrees to divest its Stake in K-Electric

KES Power, an Abraaj-controlled company has agreed to divest its 66.4% shareholding in K-Electric to the Shanghai Electric Power Company Limited for a consideration of US$ 1.77 billion.