StonePine Capital Partners (SPCP) is a Dubai based asset manager with a primary focus on Private Equity investments. The firm’s philosophy is based on hands-on engagement and a structured value creation plan leveraging the founder’s extensive experience in the private equity industry. SPCP currently manages two pools of capital with the ability to invest out of either: StonePine ACE Fund (2017 vintage) is a MENA-focused and sector agnostic fund managed in partnership with ACE & Company (a Geneva-based and FINMA regulated global private equity group). Al Gihaz Healthcare Investment Platform (2017 vintage) is exclusively healthcare-focused and managed in partnership with Al Gihaz Holding who is its anchor investor.

TVM Capital Healthcare Partners Ltd. was established in 2009 as a DFSA-licensed fund manager operating out of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and was the region’s first private equity firm dedicated exclusively to the healthcare sector.

AGC Equity Partners is a London-based investment company established in 2009 to invest in a wide range of real assets, private equity opportunities, and liquid strategies through its investment funds. With about USD 6.5 billion in assets under management, they deploy capital through their growing range of alternative investment funds. They structure their platforms according to their investors’ evolving needs, and serve as General Partner across all of their platforms, managing our investors’ capital.

Actis is a leading investor in growth markets across Africa, Asia and Latin America. They deliver consistent, competitive returns, responsibly, through insights gained from trusted relationships, local knowledge and deep sector expertise. Founded in 2004, Actis has an unparalleled heritage in growth markets, set within a culture of active ownership. They have raised US$19bn since inception and employ c.300 people, including a team of c.120 investment professionals, working across 17 offices globally. Their investors’ capital is at work in c.100 companies around the world, employing over 120,000 people.

Established in Sharjah in 2014, Granada Real Estate is a sister company of ZEI, with Mr. Ahmed Al Zarooni serving as its Managing Director. Granada manages the Al Zarooni family’s residential and commercial properties within Sharjah. Granada’s team oversees the renting process, renewal of rentals, evacuation of units, documentation for each unit, amongst other things.

Arabian Travel Agency (ATA) was established in Sharjah in 1978. Currently, the company has a three tier focus – Travel, Cargo and Tourism. ATA has evolved into a company with 14 branches in all emirates of the UAE, providing complete travel solutions ranging from simple flight bookings to complicated itineraries involving overland travel, cargo, and tourism. The strength of ATA lies in offering high quality travel services at very competitive prices. In 1991, ATA became the General Sales Agent for Indian Airlines (IC), now Air India in UAE. Adbulwahid Al Zarooni serves as the Chief Executive Officer.

Eveons is a distributor, solution provider, retailer and multi branded soul agent of high tech electrical transport devices. As the only “MaaS” specialists in MENA, they offer travelers a range of simple mobile applications to access a large choice of transport solutions coupled with ground breaking tools for a trouble free traveler experience. They also provide dealership services to leading EV passengers and commercial brands through service center set ups with highly trained professionals. Eveons is involved in the full process of homologation, testing, certification to qualify these to be road legal across the UAE and MENA.

CapiZona is a venture studio led by Dr. Adil Alzarooni, which builds innovative startups in diverse sectors. The studio’s current projects include SocialGym, KANZ, and Unesportsity. CapiZona also organizes Dr. Adil’s talks on UAE family businesses, economic zone development and education. It manages publicity for Dr. Adil’s books: Sustaining Family Businesses – The Essentials and Economic Zones: The Essentials.

SocialGYM is a fitness and wellness startup, which aims to connect and empower 800 million+ people to enhance their wellbeing. A homegrown concept, with strong local roots and a global outlook, SocialGYM aims to create a fitness and wellness revolution within the lives of people and their families and communities in the MENA region and beyond. SocialGYM intends to: i) localize content in Arabic and other native languages of the region; ii) create a homegrown wellness brand — with its own line of quality products — which people trust and can relate with; and iii) manage modern fitness spaces for the community.