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Abraaj too far?

Travails at the emerging markets private equity firm may present a buying opportunity, but it may be too big a stretch for most secondaries buyers.

How PE will help Saudi’s PIF achieve its vision

PIF has big aspirations, aiming to become the largest investor globally. Here’s how it plans to get there.

Abraaj’s Vettivetpillai departs firm – exclusive

Managing partner Sev Vettivetpillai, a global investment committee member, will leave the private equity firm at the end of April.

Abraaj cancels annual Dubai investor forum – exclusive

The firm, which is undergoing a strategic review, plans to hold the annual meetings of its funds on a regional basis, Private Equity International has learned.

The Turkey and Asia specialists taking over Abraaj’s funds

Who are the two new co-heads of the biggest emerging markets investment firm and what experience do they have?

PEI Awards 2017: The EMEA winners

Firms, deals, fundraises and country-specific awards for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Turkven: ‘I wish we could attract the Norwegian oil fund to Turkey’

The founder of Turkven, Seymur Tari, on the role of sovereign wealth funds and why regulatory fears around Turkey are unfounded.

Abraaj pauses fundraising as Naqvi steps aside

The firm has halted fundraising and capital deployment as Arif Naqvi hands over leadership to two co-heads.

LISTEN NOW: ‘It feels a bit like 2007’ says Investcorp’s Ben-Gacem

The Bahrain-listed investment firm's European PE head speaks to Private Equity International about high pricing and his concerns about an inflated market.

Clouds over Dubai

The results of an LP-led audit into the Abraaj Growth Markets Health Fund could have wide ramifications.

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