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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.
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.
Growth Opportunity In Egypt

Growth Opportunity in Egypt

Ahmed Badreldin, Partner at The Abraaj Group, discusses our approach to investing, the growth opportunities in Egypt, and why the outlook is optimistic.
Impact Investing

Impact Investing

Sev Vettivetpillai, Managing Partner and Global Head of Impact Investing at The Abraaj Group, on why Impact Investing is a win-win strategy.

Blog Posts

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.
Partnership Capital: A Model For Growth Markets

Partnership Capital: A Model for Growth Markets

In order for partnership capital to take root, a broad based and inclusive approach is imperative for its success. Abraaj Board Member Wendy Luhabe shares her perspective.
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.
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.

Videos

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.
Growth Opportunity In Egypt

Growth Opportunity in Egypt

Ahmed Badreldin, Partner at The Abraaj Group, discusses our approach to investing, the growth opportunities in Egypt, and why the outlook is optimistic.
Impact Investing

Impact Investing

Sev Vettivetpillai, Managing Partner and Global Head of Impact Investing at The Abraaj Group, on why Impact Investing is a win-win strategy.
The End Of Business As Usual

The End of Business as Usual

At Abraaj Week 2017, Keith Tuffley, Managing Partner and CEO of The B Team, shares his perspective on the role of the private sector in fostering clean energy and creating a more equitable world.

White Papers

Private Equity In Global Growth Markets: A New Perspective

Private Equity in Global Growth Markets: A New Perspective

In a presentation and Q&A session held in New York, Josh Lerner shares key findings and insights on global growth markets (GGMs).
Global Growth Markets Private Equity Series 5/5

Global Growth Markets Private Equity Series 5/5

This white paper discusses three important investing choices to consider - deal stage, deal manager, and company size – and practical strategies for private equity investment success in GGMs.
Global Growth Markets Private Equity Series 4/5

Global Growth Markets Private Equity Series 4/5

This white paper undertakes a detailed evaluation of global private equity exits in order to identify and discern the impact on investors of any differences between developed markets and GGMs.
Global Growth Markets Private Equity Series 3/5

Global Growth Markets Private Equity Series 3/5

This white paper reviews the investment performance of minority and majority investments in global growth markets (GGMs).

Reports

Better Business, Better World: A Call To Action

Better Business, Better World: A Call to Action

The ‘Better Business, Better World’ report by BSDC, where Abraaj Group Chief Executive Arif Naqvi is a Founding Commissioner, shows how pursuing the Global Goals could create massive new market opportunities, in ways that extend prosperity to all.
The Abraaj Group Sustainability Report 2015-16

The Abraaj Group Sustainability Report 2015-16

From oncology and diagnostic services in Morocco to integrated door-to-door logistics operator in Thailand, we grow businesses beyond commercial successes to become sustainability leaders. Read the Abraaj Sustainability Report 2015/16 here.
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.
EMPEA Report On Currency Risk Management

EMPEA Report on Currency Risk Management

EMPEA’s Currency Risk Management Survey is the first pan-emerging markets exploration of the impact of currency volatility on the private equity industry.