Private Equity is a regional leader in its field, with a track record that
spans more than two decades and a reach that extends over multiple continents.
The year just ended saw the division continue its long run of rapid growth,
with its experienced management team striving to achieve an asset configuration
that offers exposure to the most attractive market opportunities while meeting
its investors’ evolving requirements.
Vortex Energy Platform propelled the Firm into the European top rank of
renewable investment managers, and 2018 marked a new chapter in Vortex’s growth
story and EFG Hermes’ intensive involvement in the clean energy sector.
The year also
saw EFG Hermes Private Equity successfully complete the first close of the
Egypt Education Fund, which will focus on Egypt’s promising K-12 private
education sector. The Fund, which reflects the Firm’s commitment to investing
in critical sectors of its Egyptian home market, is a core component of an
education platform built by the Firm in exclusive partnership with Dubai-based
GEMS Education, one of the world’s oldest and largest K-12 private education