Private Equity Firms in UAE

The top leading private equity firms in the UAE include Abraaj Capital, Masharie, Ithmar Capital, Eastgate Capital Group, among others.

Abraaj Capital is the largest private equity group in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia (MENASA). With headquarters in Dubai, the Abraaj Group operates a number of offices in the region including in Istanbul, Cairo and Riyadh. Abraaj Capital Ltd., a member of the Abraaj Group, is licensed by the Dubai Financial Services Authority. The firm has won many regional and international awards, including five consecutive years as ‘Middle Eastern Private Equity Firm of the Year’ from London-based Private Equity International.

Masharie, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, focuses on private equity investments in medium and large scale establishments operating in diverse sectors in the Middle East region. It is one of the Gulf region’s leading investment companies with an enviable portfolio of successful business interests.The company was founded in 1998 and is a fully owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments.

Ithmar Capital is a Dubai-based, GCC-focused private equity firm targeting growth capital and buyouts of businesses in attractive sectors. It has a strong regional team with financial and operational expertise, and a successful track record in adding value to the companies it invests in through a hands-on approach.

Eastgate Capital Group is one of the largest Middle East-based private equity firms. It was established in 2006 as the private equity arm of NCB Capital. Eastgate team members devote all of their energy, experience and resources to maximizing investor value and effectively managing risk.

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