From time to time, Jadwa’s research team also publish in-depth reports on select themes.
Jadwa UK Special Opportunities Fund is an English Limited Partnership. The General Partner is incorporated under the laws of England. The Fund has acquired both income generating assets and has successfully traded jointly invested development land. The Fund has recently refinanced the remaining assets in order to initiate further value enhancing strategies. Future performance is dependent upon further strengthening of both regional office and retail sectors and successful implementation of current value enhancing initiatives.
Jadwa offered a rare investment opportunity through its acquisition of a 49 percent stake in UnitedMatbouli Group (UMG), one of the largest retailers and distributors of electrical appliances and consumer electronics in Saudi. UMG is the sole distributor of Samsung in Saudi Arabia, double-digit growth in sales and net income, a 50-year track record of doing business. The investment is structured as a Shariah-complaint closed-end fund and appears here for record purposes only.
This five-year Fund is a joint venture fund between Jadwa and CIT and targets investment in Shariah-compliant real estate in the UK with total AUMs exceeding £100million. This Fund holds a number of competitive advantages including partnering with CIT, a pioneer private equity real estate manager, at a time when the market is seeing historically low prices. The Fund forecasts to deliver a project IRR of 26% and 10% average coupon against target 6%+..
Middle East Specialized Cables (MESC) is primarily a producer of custom made cables targeting the industrial sector. In recent years the company has diversified into the production of low and medium voltage cables to benefit from the construction boom and open up new export markets.