Topics: Fundraising

Private Equity Struggling to Raise Funds in the Middle East

Private Equity Struggling to Raise Funds in the ...

Private equity and venture capital funds are not performing strongly in the Middle East, according to the latest reporting. MENA Private Equity Association published its annual report, which shows a 41% drop in private equity and venture capital funds last year. In terms of the region’s winner, UAE attracted the most interest from private equity funds.   The report’s findings [...]

Experts: Private Equity Has More Growth Potential in the Middle East 

Experts: Private Equity Has More Growth Potential in...

Experts believe appetite for private equity remains strong in the Middle East and North Africa and believe the private equity industry in the region is ripe for further growth. But analysts also told in the recent debate that the region’s private equity industry still has some room for improvement in terms of financial reporting and transparency.   The ICAEW Debate [...]

Israeli Private Equity Firm Viola Raises $250 Million

Israeli Private Equity Firm Viola Raises $250 ...

Private equity company, Viola Private Equity, announced on Wednesday that it has reached its targets with the latest investment fund.  The Israeli firm has been able to raise $250 million with the fund and the firm said there is possibility the fund will remain open for the time being. The firm will use the fund to invest in technology companies, [...]

ClickTale Raises $35 Million With the Help of Private Equity Firm KKR

ClickTale Raises $35 Million With the Help of ...

Israeli company, ClickTale, has announced it has raised $35 million in its most recent funding round. The company, which provides software to allow website owners see what people do on their site, managed to raise most of the funds with the help of the private equity firm KKR.   ClickTale Looking for Global Growth The aim of the fund is [...]

Gulf Capital Raises $750 Million with its Buyout Fund

Gulf Capital Raises $750 Million with its Buyout ...

The Abu Dhabi-based alternative asset management firm, Gulf Capital, announced it has closed its third private equity fund. It was able to raise $750 million, which is a lot more than the company was aiming for earlier this year. It is now looking to invest the fund in a variety of companies.   Gulf Capital launched the fund, GC Equity [...]