United Arab Emirates
Established in 2007, Arqaam Capital is a specialist emerging markets investment bank, bringing regional and international product offerings to the emerging markets. Arqaam Capital combines international best practice with expertise in the markets in which we operate. Our primary role is to provide financial intermediation and create investment opportunities for emerging markets investors looking to invest in their own markets and abroad, as well as international investors seeking opportunities in target emerging markets. Arqaam Capital operates out of three hubs, namely the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), Cairo and Johannesburg. Arqaam Capital has ten business lines - Corporate Finance, Asset Management, Cash Equity, Credit Trading, Equity Derivatives, Capital Markets Advisory, Infrastructure, Principal Finance, Treasury and Custody. Arqaam Principal Finance refers to the principal finance, private equity and special situations business of the Group and relates to investments on a proprietary or clubbed investment basis, which is sector agnostic but with a real estate, commodities and technology focus to date. The Group has invested in and/or has interests in and acts as "Manager" of three portfolio projects: Project Dalmatia, Project Mongold and Project Harvest. Project Dalmatia refers to the Group's investment in Brizenica Bay Investors Limited (Cayman Islands) and its subsidiaries in relation to a project to acquire, own, invest in, develop, manage and operate a luxury hotel and residential resort at Brizenica Bay on the island of Hvar in Croatia. Project Mongold refers to the Company's interests in Arqaam Gold Mine Investors Limited in relation to its investment in a gold mining platform in Mongolia. Project Harvest refers to the Company's interests in Arqaam Agricultural Investors Limited in relation to its investment in a business based in Australia mining and processing of Silica-rich Diatomaceous Earth, which is used as an agricultural fertilizer.