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 Qatar private equity firm QInvest acquired 16 property retail portfolio in Germany

qinvest realestateQInvest, a Qatar-based private equity firm, has joined Prudential Financial, to acquire a portfolio of 16 retail properties located in Germany.

The acquisition includes 16 multi-tenant retail assets anchored by major grocery and home improvement retail outlets, comprising more than 140,000 square meters across 57 units in western Germany. Established in 2007 QInvest’s has paid up capital of $750 million with shareholders including Qatar Islamic Bank, institutional investors, as well as high-net-worth individuals.

QInvest is listed in the Directory of Venture Capital and Private Equity in the Middle East with the code LIP08.

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 Middle East Venture Partners raises $30 million to invest in startups

mevp.jpgMiddle East Venture Partners, a venture capital firm based in Dubai and Beirut, has announced the second close of its fund Middle East Venture Fund II (MEVF II) at more than $30 million.

The Fund is MEVP's fourth venture capital fund, increasing the firm's total Assets Under Management to $120 million. With offices in Beirut, Dubai and Silicon Valley, MEVP is one of the largest VC firm in this region, with cross border investment appetite. Since inception, Middle East Venture Partners has invested in 28 companies.

Middle East Venture Partners is listed in the Middle East Investors Directory with the code SINJA31.

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 Abu Dhabi firm ADFG invested in Montenegro Capital Plaza

adfg-plaza.jpgAbu Dhabi Financial Group (ADFG), a UAE based investment firm, has invested in The Capital Plaza, the largest mixed-use real estate development in Montenegro.

Located in the heart of Podgorica, Montenegro's capital city, The Capital Plaza, is occupying over one million square feet of retail, business, hospitality and residential space. Founded in January 2011, Abu Dhabi Financial Group ADFG is an investment firm investing across a variety of sectors and geographies typically with a ticket size of $50 million to $300 million.

ADFG is listed in the Middle East Investors Directory with the code SIN1409.

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 DubaiBeat.com an official partner of Super Return MidEast 2015 for the 8th year

SuperReturn 2015 DubaiBeatIt is a pleasure for us to announce that, for the eight year in a row, DubaiBeat.com is an official partner of the Super Return Middle East. The summit, which is being held in Dubai 8-11 November 2015, is the top private equity event in the Middle East.

This event is a good opportunity to hear from 120+ global and regional expert speakers, divulge in networking opportunities and hear about the biggest topics in private equity. Whether there to fundraise in the region or deploy capital, SuperReturn Middle East offers delegates the opportunity to meet key regional and global contacts, including LPs currently investing in private equity.

Find more details about the event on its website. (You can get a 10% discount when you quote the VIP code FKR2378DB).

Among other sponsors and partners you can find Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Gulf Capital.

(If for any reason you can not attend, feel free to download our Middle East Investors Directory, now in its seventh year of publication, to get a sense of private equity investors from the region.)

 UAE firm to invest $8 million in Canada listed firm First Mexican Gold

link-canada.jpgUAE resource investment firm Link Natural Resources has announced investment of $8 million in a joint venture with Canada listed firm First Mexican Gold.

Listed on Canada and Germany stock exchanges, First Mexican Gold is an explorer for precious metals in Mexico. UAE-based Link Natural Resources is a privately funded resource investment & development group focused on targeting and advancing mineral, oil & gas and other natural resource assets on a global basis.

To see listing and email addresses of UAE investors similar to Link Natural Resources, check our Middle East Investors Directory.

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 Dubai EIIB Rasmala expands real estate investments and acquired property in UK for $18 million

rasmala-eiib.jpgEIIB - Rasmala, a Dubai-based investment bank and asset manager, announced the expansion of its international real estate investments, and announced the acquisition of a commercial office building in the UK for $18 million.

The real estate division will focus on identifying real estate investment opportunities in the UK, Europe and the United States. The Group expects to invest approximately $1.5 billion in a broad mix of real estate transactions over the next 3 years. (EIIB-Rasmala was formed in 2012, when the London-listed European Islamic Investment Bank (EIIB) acquired stake in the Dubai-based Rasmala Holdings.

Rasmala is listed in the Middle East Investors Directory with the code OR48.

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 Dubai Nexus Investment Group acquired Singapore Zurich Life

nexusaue.jpgDubai-based Nexus group, has announced acquiring Zurich Life Singapore with all of its 160 appointed financial advisers.

Established in 2006 in the Middle East through a management buy-out of the distribution arm of Zurich International Life, Nexus Middle East has over 370 professional consultants. (The financial adviser representatives transferring to the newly-established Nexus Singapore operation will be independent of the Zurich going forward). Terms of the deal is not disclosed.

To see listing and email addresses of Dubai investors similar to Nexus Group, check our Middle East Investors Directory.

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 Dubai firm Al Ahli Group acquired US media company theAudience

al-ahli-los-angeles.jpgDubai investors of Al Ahli Holding Group acquired theAudience, a Los Angeles social media publishing firm.

Established in 2011 and with 75 employees, theAudience is a publisher of social and digital content. It syndicates more than 5,000 pieces of branded content each month to more than 1 billion consumers through its network of more than 6,000 celebrities and influencers. With around 9,000 employees, Al Ahli Holding Group is headquartered in the UAE, with representative offices across 20 countries globally. The deal amount in not disclosed. (According to The New York Times, Mohammed Khammas, CEO of Al Ahli Holding called CEO of theAudience out of the blue about nine weeks ago and the deal was concluded in about half that time.)

To see listing and email addresses of Dubai investors similar to Al Ahli Holding, check our Middle East Investors Directory.

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