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Case Studies

Case Studies

We deploy partnership capital and work in hand-in-hand with our partner companies to drive sustainable operational excellence. From F&B businesses in Singapore to last mile delivery in Peru, see how we drive value.
Abraaj And The RCA Welcomes Innovation Scholars From Growth Markets

Abraaj and the RCA welcomes Innovation Scholars from Growth Markets

From Colombia to the Philippines, we are pleased to welcome the Abraaj RCA Innovation Scholars for 2017 - 2019. This is the largest international scholarship programme in the postgraduate creative sector.
Deal View With Hector Martinez

Deal View with Hector Martinez

Abraaj Partner Hector Martinez shares consumer retail trends in the Pacific Alliance and gives an inside look into what makes QBCo, a leading Colombian food manufacturer, a compelling investment.
Op-ed By Arif Naqvi In Reuters: Forging Partnerships, Creating Impact – A New Model For Business

Op-ed by Arif Naqvi in Reuters: Forging Partnerships, Creating Impact – A New Model for Business

Abraaj Founder and Group Chief Executive Arif Naqvi explains how the UN Sustainable Development Goals offer a pragmatic roadmap for effective business investment.

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The Abraaj Group Invests In Leading Colombian Food Manufacturer QBCo

The Abraaj Group invests in leading Colombian food manufacturer QBCo

The Abraaj Group announced that it has acquired a majority stake in QBCo, the largest private label food manufacturing company in Colombia. Deal marks Abraaj’s 19th investment in the Pacific Alliance and 4th investment in Colombia.
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.
The Abraaj Group Invests In Casaideas

The Abraaj Group invests in Casaideas

The Abraaj Group announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Casaideas, a leading home design and home decorations business with growing market presence in Chile, Peru and Bolivia.

Nairobi

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AVCA: Interview With Sev Vettivetpillai

AVCA: Interview with Sev Vettivetpillai

African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) speaks to Sev Vettivetpillai, Managing Partner, on the specificities of investing in Africa, the importance of partnership-focused investing and the value add that Abraaj brings to its partner companies.
Case Study: Health And Well-being For All

Case Study: Health and Well-being For All

For every 10,000 people in the world, there’s an average of 15 doctors. In Ethiopia, the figure is 0.2. Frederic Sicre, Managing Director at Abraaj, shares how - and why - we aim to impact 10 million lives through our healthcare fund.
East Africa: A Rising Hub

East Africa: A Rising Hub

On the back of Abraaj’s recent investment in Java House Group, East Africa’s leading casual dining chain, Jad Abbas, Director, shares his perspectives on the investment potential of the East African Community nations and the role of private equity in building regional champions.
Abraaj To Acquire East Africa’s Leading Coffee Chain Java House

Abraaj to Acquire East Africa’s Leading Coffee Chain Java House

Java House is the largest casual dining / food services chain in East Africa with 60 outlets, serving over 320,000 guest checks per month and employs 2000 people. Abraaj to expand Java House into new markets and through acquisitions.

Dubai

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The Abraaj Group Divests Its Stake In Careem To Kingdom Holding Company

The Abraaj Group Divests its Stake in Careem to Kingdom Holding Company

The Abraaj Group, a leading investor operating in growth markets, today announced that it successfully divested its shareholding in Careem, one of the region’s leading transportation businesses, to Kingdom Holding Company.
Meet Myriam Ben Salah, Curator Of The 10th Edition Of The Abraaj Group Art Prize

Meet Myriam Ben Salah, Curator of the 10th Edition of the Abraaj Group Art Prize

Curator and writer Myriam Ben Salah speaks about her background, relationship with artists and curatorial practice, and offers a glimpse on what we can expect for the upcoming edition of the Prize and exhibition.
WEF MENA 2017: Embracing Disruption

WEF MENA 2017: Embracing Disruption

Disruption and innovation are working together to make cities more effective. At the World Economic Forum Middle East and North Africa 2017, Arif Naqvi, Founder and Group Chief Executive at The Abraaj Group, speaks on embracing disruption and enabling a stronger entrepreneurial ecosystem to drive growth in the region.
Growth Opportunity And Outlook In Egypt

Growth Opportunity and Outlook in Egypt

“Being local is very important.” Ahmed Badreldin, Partner at The Abraaj Group, discusses our approach to investing, the growth opportunities in Egypt, and why the outlook is optimistic.

Istanbul

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The Abraaj Group Partners With Leading Turkish Logistics Company Netlog

The Abraaj Group Partners with Leading Turkish Logistics Company Netlog

Abraaj has acquired a stake in Netlog Lojistik Hizmetleri AS, Turkey’s largest integrated logistics company with a strong presence in Europe and Asia. The transaction marks Abraaj’s 10th investment in Turkey.
Deal View With Omar Syed: Netlog

Deal View with Omar Syed: Netlog

Omar Syed, Partner, speaks to Deal View on Abraaj’s recent investment in Netlog, Turkey’s largest logistics platform. He shares his outlook on the growth of the logistics sector, the value creation initiatives planned for the company, and why consumer facing industries are a driver of economic growth in the country.
Bloomberg Interviews Selcuk Yorgancioglu

Bloomberg Interviews Selcuk Yorgancioglu

In an interview on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe", Abraaj Partner Selcuk Yorgancioglu weighs in on the long term outlook for the Turkish economy, investment trends and what this means for investors moving forward.
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.

Singapore

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Mint Interview With Arif Naqvi: Redefining Emerging Markets

Mint Interview with Arif Naqvi: Redefining Emerging Markets

In this wide ranging conversation, Mint interviews Abraaj Founder and Group Chief Executive Arif Naqvi on his views about growth markets investing, risk management and the Group's investment focus in India.
The Abraaj Group Invests In Pakistan’s Leading Cinema Operator

The Abraaj Group Invests in Pakistan’s Leading Cinema Operator

Cinepax is the country’s leading cinema operator. Abraaj will help Cinepax triple in size, building 80 new screens in the next four years and growing its video streaming business.
21st Century Business Herald Daily: Exclusive Interview With Arif Naqvi

21st Century Business Herald Daily: Exclusive interview with Arif Naqvi

Chinese news daily, 21st Century Business Herald, interviews Arif Naqvi, Abraaj Founder and Group Chief Executive on the investment trends, opportunities and outlook in growth markets.
The Abraaj Group And ENGIE To Develop A Wind Power Platform In India

The Abraaj Group and ENGIE to Develop a Wind Power Platform in India

The Abraaj Group and ENGIE announced today a partnership to build a wind platform in India. Joint venture brings together vast technical, sectoral and management expertise.