Bowen White

Careem, a Dubai-based ride-hailing company, was founded in 2012 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by two ex-McKinsey consultants who saw a gap in the transport market.

Published 15 Dec 2017

Reference 6333

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Private Equity Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Region Middle-East

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In 2011, Partners Group is nearing the end of a year-long quest for a new mandate from a European pension fund, Future Plan. The fund has struggled with its 6-year old PE programme, consistently falling short of its target allocation to the asset class and generating poor returns, seemingly always one step behind the opportunity in the market.

Published 29 May 2017

Reference 6256

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Private Equity

Region Europe

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George Bachiashvili, deputy CEO of the Partnership Fund, is asked by the Prime Minister of Georgia to create an investment vehicle funded entirely with private capital for local investments. The goal is to spur foreign investment and stimulate long-term economic growth in the country.

Published 26 Aug 2016

Reference 6215

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Private Equity

Region Europe

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The case describes how the Pro-invest Group – a boutique investment firm specialising in private equity real estate and real estate asset management – built its business and raised a first-time private equity fund.

Published 26 Aug 2016

Reference 6221

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Private Equity

Region Asia

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BrisConnections won the bid to construct the Airport Link toll road under a BOOT (Build, Own, Operate and Transfer) PPP model just as the global financial crisis took hold in 2008. Soon the project would take its place among a string of Australian toll road project failures.

Published 28 Apr 2014

Reference 5970

Topic Economics & Finance

Region Other Regions

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BrisConnections won the bid to construct the Airport Link toll road under a BOOT (Build, Own, Operate and Transfer) PPP model just as the global financial crisis took hold in 2008. Soon the project would take its place among a string of Australian toll road project failures.

Published 28 Apr 2014

Reference 5970

Topic Economics & Finance

Region Other Regions

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In September 2010, Dürr AG issued a corporate bond without the use of underwriters or rating agencies via a new bond issuance platform developed by Boerse Stuttgart. This reflected a growing trend among European corporations to tap capital markets instead of bank debt to secure debt financing.

Published 26 Nov 2012

Reference 5906

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Automotive Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Region Europe

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The case describes how the Pro-invest Group – a boutique investment firm specialising in private equity real estate and real estate asset management – built its business and raised a first-time private equity fund.

Published 26 Aug 2016

Reference 6221

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Private Equity

Region Asia

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