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Deal View With Rishi Maheshwari: Big Basket

Deal View with Rishi Maheshwari: Big Basket

Abraaj has further strengthened its partnership with India’s leading e-grocer Big Basket through its participation in the follow-on fundraising round. In this blog, Managing Director Rishi Maheshwari discusses the shift from offline to online retail and the growth opportunity this presents.
WEF Davos 2018: A New Era For Global Health

WEF Davos 2018: A New Era for Global Health

How are new leadership, policy and business models rewriting the global health playbook? Abraaj Founder and Group Chief Executive Arif Naqvi discusses at the World Economic Forum Davos 2018.
WEF Davos 2018: Exploring New Frontier Markets

WEF Davos 2018: Exploring New Frontier Markets

In this Reuters-led panel at the World Economic Forum Davos 2018, Abraaj Managing Partner Mustafa Abdel-Wadood shares his perspectives on the opportunities, risks and potential rewards of growth markets investing.

Blog Posts

Deal View With Rishi Maheshwari: Big Basket

Deal View with Rishi Maheshwari: Big Basket

Abraaj has further strengthened its partnership with India’s leading e-grocer Big Basket through its participation in the follow-on fundraising round. In this blog, Managing Director Rishi Maheshwari discusses the shift from offline to online retail and the growth opportunity this presents.
Q&A With Abraaj Group Art Prize 2018 Shortlisted Artist Neil Beloufa

Q&A with Abraaj Group Art Prize 2018 Shortlisted Artist Neil Beloufa

Art Dubai spoke to Neil Beloufa, a shortlisted winner for the 2018 edition of the prize, about his work, his thoughts on winning the prize, and what he's most looking forward to this year.
The Abraaj Group At Davos 2018

The Abraaj Group at Davos 2018

How will private capital solve some of the world's most critical challenges? An Abraaj delegation, led by Founder and Group Chief Executive Arif Naqvi will discuss at Davos 2018.
Deal View With Levent Yesildag: Biletall

Deal View with Levent Yesildag: Biletall

Biletall marks Abraaj’s third investment made from the Anatolia Growth Capital Fund. In this Deal View, we speak to Abraaj Director Levent Yesildag about the transaction and what a thriving online travel market means for investors.

Videos

WEF Davos 2018: A New Era For Global Health

WEF Davos 2018: A New Era for Global Health

How are new leadership, policy and business models rewriting the global health playbook? Abraaj Founder and Group Chief Executive Arif Naqvi discusses at the World Economic Forum Davos 2018.
WEF Davos 2018: Exploring New Frontier Markets

WEF Davos 2018: Exploring New Frontier Markets

In this Reuters-led panel at the World Economic Forum Davos 2018, Abraaj Managing Partner Mustafa Abdel-Wadood shares his perspectives on the opportunities, risks and potential rewards of growth markets investing.
Business And Sustainable Development Commission Impact Film

Business and Sustainable Development Commission Impact Film

The Business and Sustainable Development Commission (BSDC) was created in 2015 to inspire business leaders to seize upon sustainable development as the greatest economic opportunity. This video highlights BSDC’s impact.
Behind The Scenes With Abraaj Group Art Prize Winner Lawrence Abu Hamdan

Behind the Scenes with Abraaj Group Art Prize winner Lawrence Abu Hamdan

Go behind the scenes with Abraaj Group Art Prize winner Lawrence Abu Hamdan and curator Myriam Ben Salah to learn more about their plans and ambitions for the prize this year.

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 MENA

Better Business, Better World MENA

The ‘Better Business, Better World MENA’ report by BSDC, where Abraaj Group Chief Executive Arif Naqvi is a Founding Commissioner, highlights the economic value of US$ 637 billion that could be unlocked in MENA through investing in the SDGs.
The Abraaj Group’s UNGC Communication On Progress (COP) Report

The Abraaj Group’s UNGC Communication On Progress (COP) Report

View The Abraaj Group's Communication on Progress report, developed for the UNGC, which demonstrates how integrating ESG is very much a "trade-on" for businesses and society at large.
Scaling Impact Investing: The Opportunity For Social And Financial Returns

Scaling Impact Investing: The Opportunity for Social and Financial Returns

At Abraaj, we deploy private capital to tackle some of the world’s most pressing challenges. This report highlights perspectives from Abraaj colleagues on Partnership Capital, and explores how we invest for impact across growth markets.
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.