MENA Infrastructure is owned by three prominent investment and financial companies in the MENAT Region:
Fajr Capital is a leading principal investments firm, with a focus on financial services and broader strategic sectors in high-growth Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) markets. With over US$700 million in committed capital, Fajr Capital is backed by prominent GCC and ASEAN institutional investors, including: Abu Dhabi Investment Council, Al Subeaei Group, Government of Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Investment Agency, Khazanah Nasional and HSBC amongst others.
As a longer term investor, Fajr Capital focuses on value creation and helps optimise the operational performance of investee companies through active management oversight, leveraging of its extensive and high-level connectivity and enhancing corporate governance. Fajr Capital brings experience and support at the management, board and shareholder levels. The firm’s strong commitment to social responsibility shapes its investment decisions and creates a unique sense of ownership across the whole business.
Fajr Capital is represented on the MENA Infrastructure board by Iqbal Khan (CEO, Fajr Capital) and Asad Zafar (Managing Director, Fajr Capital).
For more information on Fajr Capital, please visit www.fajrcapital.com
HSBC is well known as the largest international bank in the Middle East with a strong presence in North Africa and Turkey. It has a long and unique local history, having operated in many countries of the region for over half a century. HSBC has played a leading role in the development of project financing in the region and has particular expertise in offering project finance advisory services. HSBC is also one of the largest underwriters of project finance debt.
HSBC is represented on the MENA Infrastructure board by Richard Cole (Global Head of Principal Investments and Private Equity) and Michael Kershaw (Chief Investment Officer HSBC Principal Investments).
For more information on HSBC, please visit www.hsbc.com
Waha Capital is an Abu Dhabi-based publicly listed investment company, whose aim is to deliver attractive and sustainable returns to its shareholders by deploying and managing capital in areas where the company sees opportunity and can add value. Waha Capital is comprised of four distinct businesses: Principal Investments, Capital Markets, Infrastructure and Industrial Real Estate.
The company’s portfolio consists of direct investments across a number of sectors which include aircraft leasing, healthcare, consumer finance and offshore oil & gas services, in addition to interests in regional infrastructure and industrial real estate.
Waha Capital operates at the heart of a strong business network in the United Arab Emirates and the broader Middle East region, and enjoys a close affiliation with some of Abu Dhabi’s most prominent investment and financial institutions. Waha Capital’s institutional shareholders include Mubadala Development Company.
For more information on Waha Capital, please visit www.wahacapital.ae