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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.
Financial Times: The UN Has Started To Talk Business

Financial Times: The UN has started to talk business

On the back of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York, Gillian Tett, US Managing Editor at the Financial Times, explores how business executives are aligning their strategies to the SDGs.
The Abraaj Group Appoints Kito De Boer As Managing Partner

The Abraaj Group Appoints Kito de Boer as Managing Partner

Kito de Boer will oversee Abraaj’s Impact Investing business and will spearhead the Group’s global efforts to deploy private capital as a means of tackling some of the world’s most pressing challenges.
The Abraaj Group And The IFRC Sign MoU To Strengthen Community Healthcare Services

The Abraaj Group and the IFRC Sign MoU to Strengthen Community Healthcare Services

Abraaj and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies partner to promote education and early intervention for non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

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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.
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.

Nairobi

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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.
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.
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.
Insuring The Emerging Middle Class

Insuring the Emerging Middle Class

Abraaj Managing Director Ashish Patel shares his perspective on the growth drivers for insurance among the middle class and the investment opportunity this presents. He says, "Insurance is probably the first defense mechanism as wealth grows."

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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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.
How To Build An Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

How to Build an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

"If you want to build a sustainable business, making a difference in communities and fostering inclusive growth are critical components." Vineet Rai, Founder of Aavishkaar Intellecap Group, shares his perspective on building entrepreneurial ecosystems in India.
Reimagining Retail In India

Reimagining Retail in India

At Abraaj Week 2017, BigBasket CEO Hari Menon shares his perspective on the opportunity that e-grocery retailing presents in India and describes the company's inclusive business model, in partnership with Indian farmers.
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.