Topics: Private Equity Research and Trends

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 [...]

MENA Private Equity Association: State of Middle East’s PE Industry

MENA Private Equity Association: State of Middle ...

  The non-profit organisation MENA Private Equity Association has published its latest report in the private equity and venture capital industry of the Middle East and North Africa. The ninth report found that private equity in the region continues to interest investors and deal volumes in the region are growing.   The Findings   The report found that the region [...]

Israel Dealmaking Down in 2013

Israel Dealmaking Down in 2013

Private equity dealmaking in Israel was down significantly, by 39 percent, in 2013 to USD 2.2 billion, according to Reuters, citing the latest IVC Research Center data. The report said that the reasons for the decrease include competition from strategic buyers who offer higher valuations, private equity funds being more focused on exits, and a cautious investment sentiment.   But [...]

European Venture Philanthropy and Social Investment 2011/2012: The EVPA Survey

European Venture Philanthropy and Social Investment ...

This month the EVPA released its second annual survey of European venture philanthropy (VP) and social investment. The survey collected data from 61 VPOs from July to September 2012.   Who knew that there were more than five dozen VP organizations in Europe alone? We didn’t and so we read and summarized the survey for you. The survey found that [...]