Level 11, Emirates Towers
Sheikh Zayed Road
PO Box 36330
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

+971 (4) 330 2220
+971 (4) 330 1133


Karim Souaid, Managing Partner

Growthgate Capital

Growthgate Capital is a growth equity investment firm that invests in profitable and promising middle-market companies operating in the GCC and other select markets of the MENA Region. Incorporated as a closed joint stock company in Bahrain in 2007, with a capital base of US$200mn, Growthgate Capital today holds a portfolio of five companies following two exits in 2014, with US$1.5bn in assets under monitoring.

The investment activities of the firm, are managed by Growthgate Partners, whose principals comprise of corporate financiers and seasoned dealmakers, with an extensive track record of landmark deals in a multitude of sectors.

As a Founding Shareholder, Crescent Enterprises provides strategic guidance by means of representation on Growthgate Capital’s Board of Directors. Crescent Enterprises also takes a keen interest in the strategic rationale employed by the firm on select investment decisions, including review of select co-investments.