$250m fund investment by Al Raha

By | October 17, 2019

Bahrain’s Al Waha Fund of Funds has proclaimed a considerable investment in Beijing-based MSA Capital – its 1st investment during a Chinese fund.

MSA Capital, the foremost active Chinese fund within the Gulf, plans to use Bahrain as its “hub for regional expansion.” it’ll work closely with regulators, entrepreneurs, and strategic company partners to attach growing firms within the region with capital and best practices in China. The funding injection is that the latest proclaimed by Al Waha, which was launched in 2018 to drive bigger working capital investment across the center East. The organization provides market access for international organizations wanting to take a position within the region, still as for portfolio firms wanting to expand. The addition of MSA Capital to Al Waha’s portfolio is the latest sign of growing Chinese interest within the region.

The $250 million Chinese funds have already created ten investments within the Gulf region over the past year and have expedited exchanges for Chinese and Bahraini entrepreneurs. It’s additionally helped Middle Eastern firms pivot their business models to additional closely replicate the most recent innovative approaches within the region. The firm currently plans to create collaborations to incorporate additional students and enormous corporates, still as investors from each country for future exchanges. Al Waha’s investment additional solidifies historic economic ties between Bahrain and China that are active since diplomatic relations were established 30 years agone. Total non-oil merchandise listed between the two countries quite doubled between 2009 and 2017.