Three years after initiating their activities in Dubai and the Middle East, the Carlyle Group today announced it has completed raising its first Middle East and North Africa (MENA) fund, Carlyle MENA Partners, with equity commitments of $500 million.
From offices in Cairo, Dubai and Istanbul, Carlyle’s team of 12 professionals targets investments in Turkey, North Africa (Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia), the Gulf Cooperation Council (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates), the Levant (Lebanon and Jordan) and Pakistan. They will directly compete with other Private Equity firms in Dubai and the Middle East.
You can submit your Business Proposal to their Middle East team using this form (mentioning DubaiBeat)
Here is a brief history of how they launched their activities in the Middle East: