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 Bahrain private equity firm raised $100 million for investment across the world

arcapitaArcapita, the Bahrain-based private equity firm, has announced that it has successfully raised its targeted $100 million in equity capital from shareholders in the GCC region.

The firm will pursue new investment opportunities within the GCC region and other international markets including the US, Asia and Europe. Arcapita has recorded net income of approximately $10 million during the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014. The firm operates from its offices in Bahrain, Atlanta, London and Singapore and has completed over 70 transactions with a total value of over $30 billion.

Arcapita is listed in the Middle East Investors Directory with the code OR07.

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 Two Bahrain investment firms acquired Florida software firm PRO Unlimited

mumtalakat investcorpTwo Bahrain investment firms, Mumtalakat and Investcorp, have acquired Florida-based workforce software and services firm PRO Unlimited.

Headquartered in Boca Raton Florida and founded in 1991, PRO Unlimited delivers a full range of software services to address procurement, management and compliance issues and operates in 52 countries with 600 employees. Mumtalakat holds stakes in 38 firms, with a portfolio value of approximately U.S. $7.2 billion. Investcorp has $11.4 billion in total assets under management.

Bahrain's Mumtalakat and Investcorp are listed in the Middle East Investors Directory with the code SIN22 and BD43 respectively.

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 Bahrain investors of Investcorp acquired US properties for $250 million

investcorp dubaibeatInvestcorp, the Bahrain-based private equity firm, has acquired a portfolio of office and industrial properties in North Carolina, Seattle and Florida for $250 million.

Combined, the properties acquired consist of nearly 2.2 million square feet. This is the second announced investment in the US real estate by Bahrain investors in this quarter. As DubaiBeat reported earlier, another Bahrain investment firm, Gulf Finance House, had acquired three residential properties in the US worth $75 million.

Investcorp and Gulf Finance House are listed in the Middle East Investors Directory with the code OR30 and OR27 respectively.

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 Bahrain investors of GFH acquired properties in the US worth $75 million

gfh-logo.jpgGulf Finance House (GFH), a Bahrain based investment firm, has acquired three residential properties in the US worth $75 million.

The Portfolio consist of two residential properties in Houston and one in Atlanta. They have an overall occupancy of 94 per cent and nearly 1,300 apartments.

Gulf Finance House is listed in the Middle East Investors Directory with the code OR27.

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 GFH Capital acquires American curriculum private school for $34 million

gfhcapital.jpgGFH Capital, the Dubai-based owner of Leeds United football club, has acquired an American curriculum private school in Dubai for $34 million.

GFH Capital is a subsidiary of Bahrain-based Gulf Finance House and was formerly known as Injazat Capital, one of the Middle East’s foremost private equity investors. (The school is not named, but currently serves a base of nearly 1,300 students and has registered in 20 per cent growth in student numbers over the past four years)

GFH Capital is listed in the Middle East Investors Directory with the code SIJ62.

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  Bahrain investment firm acquired US firm Totes Isotoner (April 2014)

  Saudi and Bahrain investors acquired Byrne for $160 million (March 2014)

  Bahrain's Investcorp acquires UK crisp maker for $152 million (August 2013)

  Bahrain's Investcorp acquires Scandinavia's luxury retailer for $140 million (November 2012)

  Bahrain investor's summer acquisitions in Spain and US: $550 million (September 2012)

  Bahrain investment firm buys Austrian online firm for $178 million (July 2012)

  Bahrain Investors acquired stake in Turkish food producer for $100 million (February 2012)

  Bahrain investment firm acquires three real estate assets in the US (December 2011)

  Bahrain Middle East Bank and partners to launch a $50 million China fund (November 2011)

  Bahrain investment firm acquires US kitchenware retailer Sur La Table (September 2011)

  Gulf Finance House subsidiary acquired Turkish bank for $75 million (August 2011)

  Bahrain investment firm acquired Los Angeles hotel for $40 million (June 2011)

  Another startup incubator for the Middle East - now in Bahrain (June 2011)

  Bahrain investors of Arcapita acquired stake in US women's retail chain (May 2011)

  Bahrain investor acquired British online booking firm for $49 million (May 2011)

  Bahrain investment firm in bidding war to acquire Jimmy Choo (May 2011)

  Investcorp makes three real estate acquisitions in the US worth $120 million (April 2011)

  Gulf investors investing heavily in Philippines agriculture sector (March 2011)

  Bahrain investors and a consortium invested $68 million in US software firm (January 2011)

  Bahrain investment firm acquired a London school for $28 million (December 2010)

  Bahrain private equity firm acquired stake in a food & catering company (November 2010)

  Baharin investor to invest $50 million in Turkey's Tiryaki Agro (September 2010)

  Bahrain-based Investcorp acquired US Legal Services Firm (July 2010)

  Tharawat to launch $50-$60 million Saudi private equity real estate fund (June 2010)

  Bahrain venture capital firm invested in a furniture manufacturing firm (June 2010)

  Bahrain's sovereign wealth fund eyes global assets (May 2010)

  Bahrain-based investment firm acquired retail property in Texas (May 2010)

  Arcapita to build fund management business to complement private equity (April 2010)

  Bahrain investors bought $20 million stake in IT consultancy firm (April 2010)

  Two Gulf-based investment firms announcing profit for 2009 (March 2010)

  Al Rajhi Capital and Arcapita launched $500 million Gulf real estate fund (February 2010)

  Gulf investors to boost hedge fund assets - Bloomberg (February 2010)

  Bahrain-based Arcapita Bank sold its US sports gear maker (January 2010)

  Bahrain Investors invested $35 million in Texas CSIdentity (January 2010)

  Investcorp announcing $511m loss but maintaining $1.5bn of liquidity (February 2009)

  Unicorn Buys the Oldest Foreign Exchange House in the GCC (November 2008)





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