Level 7, Emirates Towers Offices
P.O Box 504905
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

+971 (4) 319 1500
+971 (4) 319 1600


Arif Naqvi, CEO

Abraaj Group

The Abraaj Group (Abraaj or The Group) is a leading private equity investor operating in growth markets across Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, Turkey, and Central Asia with more than 20 offices across five regional hubs.

The Group currently manages c.US$9bn across over 20 regional, sector and country-specific funds, encompassing private equity and real estate (primarily yield-generating) investments. Since its inception in 2002, the firm has successfully realized c.US$5.4bn from over 70 full and partial exits, and Funds managed by the Group have made over 140 investments across 10 sectors, including consumer, energy, financials, healthcare and utilities.

As one of the founding shareholders (in the General Partner entity) and a Limited Partner of Abraaj, Crescent Enterprises actively monitors the performance of all invested funds, and takes a keen interest in the strategic rationale employed by Abraaj, including review of select co-investment opportunities. Crescent Enterprises also provides strategic advice by means of representation on Abraaj's Board of Directors.