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Company Overview of Gulf Capital Pvt. JSC

Company Overview

Gulf Capital Pvt. JSC is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in late venture, late stage control buyouts, growth capital, industry consolidations, add-on acquisitions, and mezzanine investments. It prefers to invest in oil and gas, power and water utilities, real estate, logistics, food products and basic necessities, industry and manufacturing, media and telecom, financial services, education, healthcare sectors, and sectors with high government involvement. The firm seeks to make equity investments between $25 million and $100 million, although this figure can increase through co-investment. The firm typically invests in private companies based in the GCC including Unite...

Al Sila Tower

25th Floor

Sowwah Square

P.O.Box 27522

Abu Dhabi,  

United Arab Emirates

Founded in 2006

Phone:

971 2 671 6060

Fax:

971 2 694 2703

Key Executives for Gulf Capital Pvt. JSC

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner of Private Equity, and Director
Age: 45
Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board
Age: 65
Co-Founder, Director, and Member of Advisory Board
Age: 71
Co-Founder, Director and Member of Advisory Board
Co-Founder and Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Gulf Capital Pvt. JSC Key Developments

Gulf Capital Closes AED 850 Million Revolver Credit Facility

Gulf Capital announced that it has successfully closed an AED 850 million syndicated revolving credit facility lead arranged by Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank as Initial Mandated Lead Arranger and First Gulf Bank PJSC as Mandated Lead Arranger. The new six-year facility will help fund Gulf Capital's growing pipeline of investments across its various business units, including Private Equity, Credit and Mezzanine and Real Estate.

Gulf Capital Closes AED 850 Million Revolver Credit Facility

Gulf Capital announced that it has successfully closed an AED 850 million syndicated revolving credit facility lead arranged by two of the leading banks in the UAE, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank as Initial Mandated Lead Arranger and First Gulf Bank PJSC as Mandated Lead Arranger. The new six-year facility will help fund Gulf Capital's growing pipeline of investments across its various business units, including Private Equity, Credit and Mezzanine and Real Estate. The announcement comes shortly after the successful closing of the Company's third and private equity fund to date- GC Equity Partners III-which, at $750 million, is the private equity fund raised in the Middle East over the last three years.

Gulf Capital Considers IPO

Gulf Capital Pvt. JSC is considering an initial public offering. Gulf Capital’s Chief Executive Officer Karim El Solh said, “An IPO is still something we are considering for the future. When markets come back, we’re still interested in doing an equity capital markets deal.” Karim El Solh declined to provide a time frame for an IPO.

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