In Search of Work-Life Balance

This UNC grad left Bank of America in New York to work at an international private-equity firm closer to home

Arcapita is a private-equity firm headquartered in Bahrain with offices in Atlanta and London. Like a traditional private-equity firm, Arcapita takes controlling equity positions in companies and ventures. Unlike one, it targets a unique investor base. Arcapita, a leader in Islamic finance, structures and offers Sharia-compliant investments (investments that adhere to Islamic principles concerning social and financial activities) to affluent Muslim investors in the Middle East (see BusinessWeek.com, 10/26/06, "Islamic Finance Comes of Age").

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