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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.

Blog Posts

Capitalizing On The Sustainable Development Goals: A New Opportunity For Investors

Capitalizing on the Sustainable Development Goals: A New Opportunity for Investors

Matthew McGuire, Managing Director at Abraaj shares his views on how the United Nations-SDGs serve as a guidebook for quality investments while addressing the world’s most pressing problems.
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.
The Unique Challenge Of Investing In The Digital Economy

The Unique Challenge of Investing in the Digital Economy

Ovais Naqvi, Managing Director of The Abraaj Group, details 5 key factors to evaluate when investing in technology-led businesses and how a disciplined private equity approach can result in greater rewards.
Celebrating 10 Years Of The Abraaj Group Art Prize

Celebrating 10 Years of The Abraaj Group Art Prize

The 2018 edition of the Abraaj Group Art Prize will mark its 10th anniversary. View a selection of pictorial highlights throughout the years.

Videos

Meet Shezad Dawood, Winner Of The 2011 Abraaj Group Art Prize

Meet Shezad Dawood, Winner of the 2011 Abraaj Group Art Prize

Multi-media artist and Abraaj Group Art Prize 2011 winner Shezad Dawood works across film, painting and sculpture, and his practice often involves collaboration with different groups and individuals. Here he speaks about his latest work, a ten-part film cycle Leviathan.
Abraaj RCA Innovation Scholarship: An Interview With Santiago Reyes Villaveces

Abraaj RCA Innovation Scholarship: An Interview with Santiago Reyes Villaveces

Abraaj RCA Innovation Scholar Santiago Reyes Villaveces explains the influence of cities in his work and explores the relationship between sculpture, culture and the alternative economy.
Abraaj RCA Innovation Scholarship: An Interview With Andrés Souto Vilaros

Abraaj RCA Innovation Scholarship: An Interview with Andrés Souto Vilaros

"Architecture has the potential to bring people together. I want to find a design that calls to everyone in the same way." Andres Souto Vilaros, an Abraaj RCA Innovation Scholar, talks about his inspiration and approach to architecture.
Sustainable Development Goals And New Market Opportunities

Sustainable Development Goals and New Market Opportunities

At the IFC-EMPEA Global Private Equity Conference, Abraaj Managing Partner Sev Vettivetpillai explores the SDGs market opportunity for private capital and noted that private sector partnerships, with government and society, represent a meaningful pathway to progress.

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.