Tuesday, 2 September 2014
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Jul 17 2008 | 10:10am ET
Cairo, Egypt-based Beltone Financial, an investment bank, is joining forces with France’s SIGEFI Private Equity to invest in small- and medium-sized enterprises in Egypt and countries on the Gulf Cooperative Council.
The joint venture is launching a US$150 million private equity fund to invest in SMEs or potential spin-offs from large companies with growth and export potential. A.M. Omran, director of Beltone Private Equity, will be the managing director of the new JV. SIGEFI will provide its “long global knowledge” to the fund, appoint a representative on the investment committee and participate in the management team.
Beltone Private Equity was established in 2005 as the private equity of Beltone Financial and currently manages US$500 million in assets.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...