Corporate Finance


Arqaam Capital’s corporate finance business links blue-chip corporations, well-respected family groups and leading financial institutions across emerging markets in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.  We aim to provide exemplary advisory services to clients seeking support in private equity, M&A, restructuring and fundraising activities.  In particular, Arqaam Capital’s corporate finance business bridges the gap between MENA-based capital and companies (from across all sectors) along the Islamic corridor into South East Asia and down along the Nile Basin into East and Central Africa and beyond.

Sell-side advisory

We advise investors and private equity funds on divestments and securing strategic investors for their companies in emerging markets in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

We provide the following services:

  • Preparation for sale i.e. valuation, marketing presentations
  • Identification of potential buyers
  • Preparation and execution of marketing road show

Buy-side advisory

We advise on cross-border acquisitions and expansion opportunities across emerging markets in the Middle East as well as in Asia, Africa and globally:

  • Evaluation of strategic expansion opportunities
  • Target identification, evaluation and contact

Transaction support

We manage the evaluation and execution of our clients’ buy-side and sell-side transactions through the following services:

  • High level business planning and scenario modelling
  • Due diligence support and supervision
  • Valuation
  • Negotiation, structuring and transaction closing
  • Project management of deal processes

Structuring advisory

We perform the following services:

  • Business and cash flow reviews
  • Recommendations of funding, structuring / restructuring options
  • Recommendations for ownership and capital structures

Capital raising

We assist our clients’ debt and capital raising requirements through:

  • Fundraising preparation i.e. marketing material
  • Identification of potential lenders and investors
  • Preparation and execution of marketing road show

Latest News

Arqaam managed fund sells its stake in Al Dur Power to Kyushu, Japan

A consortium of GCC financial institutions which includes First Energy Bank, Ibdar Capital, Bahrain Islamic Bank, and Bunyah GCC Infrastructure Fund (managed by Arqaam Capital) have successfully divested their approx. 20% shareholding in Al Dur Power and Water Company (ADPWC) to Kyuden International Corporation (KIC), which is the international business arm of Kyushu Electric Power Company (Kyushu Electric),

DAMAC appoints Arqaam Capital as Financial Advisor

DAMAC Properties announced in a bourse statement that it has appointed Arqaam Capital as Financial Advisor. The appointment was made as DAMAC evaluates an offer to acquire 100% of the issued and paid up ordinary share capital of Damac received from Maple Invest Co. Limited, an entity owned by Hussain Sajwani.

Arqaam Capital Investor Conference 2021

virtually again this year from the 24-26 May 2021. Arqaam will be hosting senior management from publicly listed companies across the MENA region, offering investors virtual meetings with corporate C-level management in both one to one and small group meetings.


Arqaam Capital Limited
Level 27, Index Tower
Dubai International Financial Centre
PO Box 506687 Dubai
United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 (0)4 507 1700