Abraaj Capital

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" Founded in 2002, The Abraaj Group is a leading investor operating in the growth markets of Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. In 2012, it completed the integration and merger of Aureos Capital, thereby creating the deepest bench of private equity experience across global growth markets.

"Employing over 300 people including more than 170 investment and operating professionals, the Group has 31 country offices spread across six regional hubs in Dubai, Istanbul, Mexico City, Mumbai, Nairobi and Singapore. Local presence across these markets provides the Group with unmatched expertise, know-how, proprietary transactional access and the ability to grow partner businesses across borders.

"The Abraaj Group currently manages US$ 7.5 billion across 25 sector and country-specific funds, encompassing private equity (majority and significant minority investments with ticket sizes of between US$ 10 million to US$ 100 million invested across a global mandate) and real estate (primarily yield-generating) investments...

"The Abraaj Group is committed to the highest environmental, stakeholder engagement and corporate governance standards. The Group is a signatory to the United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Investment and the United Nations Global Compact. In addition, the Group’s founder, Arif Naqvi, was appointed to the Global Compact Board by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in 2012."[1]


Accessed June 2013: [2]


Web: http://www.abraaj.com/

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  1. Abraaj Capital About, organizational web page, accessed June 21, 2013.
  2. Abraaj Capital Board, organizational web page, accessed June 21, 2013.