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MENA special: The Israeli tech powerhouse

Behind the country's high-tech industries is a self-sustaining ecosystem of entrepreneurs, investors and innovation.

MENA special: The five richest investors in private equity

This week PEI is examining the Middle East – a region full of institutional capital. These are the five biggest that commit to private equity.

Updated indictment sheds new light on Abraaj case

The document paints a picture of deceit, bribery and personal enrichment at the collapsed emerging markets firm.

MENA special: Buyers eye limited competition and cheap assets

There is appetite for deals in the right sectors in the Middle East, which has had a volatile year with internal conflicts compounded by international tensions.

Investcorp plans first US institutional fund

The firm has been co-investing with large institutions and raising capital on a deal-by-deal basis in private equity in the US until now.

Abraaj’s Vettivetpillai in jail pending £1m bail appeal

The former managing partner and head of impact appeared by video-link at Westminster Magistrates Court on fraud charges brought by the US government.

TIMELINE: What Abraaj did, according to the SEC

A timeline shows what Abraaj and founder Arif Naqvi are alleged to have done regarding the misappropriation of capital from its 2015-vintage Growth Markets Health Fund, according to the US regulator's complaint.
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Life after Abraaj: How former employees can remain in private equity

Junior and mid-level employees are widely regarded as attractive targets, while more senior personnel may find themselves on the receiving end of tough questions from future business partners.
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Abraaj’s partners: where are they now?

While successful buyers are likely to take on a healthy number of mid-level staff, PEI looks at which senior personnel have left and who remains behind.

‘Strong allegiance’ helps Colony win race for Abraaj LatAm business

Colony’s purchase of the Latin America unit has been at least six months in the making.
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