Back to the complete issue
Monday, 9 March 2020

Al Ahly Capital, UAE’s MBF Group to set up healthcare company in Egypt

INVESTMENT WATCH- Al Ahly Capital, UAE’s MBF Group to set up healthcare company in Egypt: Al Ahly Capital Holding, the investment arm of the National Bank of Egypt (NBE), is looking to set up a company with the Emirati MBF Group to invest in Egypt’s healthcare sector, Emirati news agency WAM reports. MBF founder Sheikh Mohamed bin Faisal Al Qasimi and several senior NBE representatives said following a meeting yesterday that the company will purchase an undisclosed Egyptian hospital as an initial investment, and announced ambitions to become one of the biggest healthcare services companies in the country with a presence in all of Egypt’s governorates.

Al Ahly and MBF have not yet agreed on how they will split the ownership of the company, Al Ahly Capital’s head of investment, Karim Abou Al Naja, told the local press following the meeting, and neither company has provided details on how much they will invest in the venture. A formal agreement is expected to be signed by the two companies in Dubai before the end of April.

Enterprise is a daily publication of Enterprise Ventures LLC, an Egyptian limited liability company (commercial register 83594), and a subsidiary of Inktank Communications. Summaries are intended for guidance only and are provided on an as-is basis; kindly refer to the source article in its original language prior to undertaking any action. Neither Enterprise Ventures nor its staff assume any responsibility or liability for the accuracy of the information contained in this publication, whether in the form of summaries or analysis. © 2022 Enterprise Ventures LLC.

Enterprise is available without charge thanks to the generous support of HSBC Egypt (tax ID: 204-901-715), the leading corporate and retail lender in Egypt; EFG Hermes (tax ID: 200-178-385), the leading financial services corporation in frontier emerging markets; SODIC (tax ID: 212-168-002), a leading Egyptian real estate developer; SomaBay (tax ID: 204-903-300), our Red Sea holiday partner; Infinity (tax ID: 474-939-359), the ultimate way to power cities, industries, and homes directly from nature right here in Egypt; CIRA (tax ID: 200-069-608), the leading providers of K-12 and higher level education in Egypt; Orascom Construction (tax ID: 229-988-806), the leading construction and engineering company building infrastructure in Egypt and abroad; Moharram & Partners (tax ID: 616-112-459), the leading public policy and government affairs partner; Palm Hills Developments (tax ID: 432-737-014), a leading developer of commercial and residential properties; Mashreq (tax ID: 204-898-862), the MENA region’s leading homegrown personal and digital bank; Industrial Development Group (IDG) (tax ID:266-965-253), the leading builder of industrial parks in Egypt; Hassan Allam Properties (tax ID:  553-096-567), one of Egypt’s most prominent and leading builders; and Saleh, Barsoum & Abdel Aziz (tax ID: 220-002-827), the leading audit, tax and accounting firm in Egypt.