Almost four months after raising $55.7 million from 26 limited partners, today Dubai-based Wamda Capital announced launch of its $75 million venture capital fund and investment in 3 firms.
Founded by Fadi Ghandour, angel investor and founder of Aramex, the venture capital fund will focus on growth stage financing across the world. (The other fund headed by Mr. Ghandour, Mena Venture Investments, had its focus on seed investments). Among the 26 limited partners, you can see institutions like International Finance Corporation, the Abraaj Group, Crescent Enterprises and Zain Group. Wamda Capital announced its first three investments in the following firms: News Group International, Jamalon and New York based Little Bits Electronics.
Mena Venture Investments is listed in the Middle East Investors Directory with the code SINX1.
Read more details on Wamda here.