Corporate Private Equity

MENA Buyout

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With offices in Dubai and Istanbul, Carlyle’s buyout activities in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) draw on the local insight of a team of investment professionals backed by Carlyle’s global network.

Carlyle MENA Partners

Launched in 2007 at $500 million, this fund targets investment opportunities in the Middle East & North Africa.

Investment Industry Acquired Status
General Lighting Company

General Lighting Company, Saudi Arabia’s largest lighting fixtures manufacturer and supplier, manufactures a broad range of indoor, outdoor and industrial lighting products.

Industrial Mar 2010 Current
TVK Gemi Yapim Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S.

TVK Gemi Yapim Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S., incorporated in May 2005, specializes in the construction of chemical tankers of up to 25,000 dead-weight ton and other specialized vessels.

Industrial Jul 2008 Exited
Alamar Foods

Alamar is a master franchise operator of Domino’s pizza and Wendy’s hamburgers for the MENA region (except for Wendy’s in Saudi Arabia ) with 185 restaurants across 11 countries; and a food processor supplying the quick service and casual dining restaurant industry selling under the “Premier” brand.

Consumer & Retail Dec 2011 Current
Bahcesehir Kolejleri

Bahcesehir is among the top three chain schools in Turkey's private education sector and provides education in the nursery, primary and secondary school segments. At the time of Carlyle's investment, Bahcesehir Kolejleri had 11 school campuses.

Consumer & Retail Dec 2011 Current
Al Nabil Food Industries Ltd. Co.

Producer of food products

Consumer & Retail May 2013 Current
Penti

Penti is the largest legwear manufacturer, and a leading retailer of legwear, lingerie and beachwear, in Turkey and in neighboring countries.

Consumer & Retail Nov 2012 Current
Medical Park Sağlik Hizmetleri A.Ş.

Medical Park Sağlik Hizmetleri A.Ş. is the leading healthcare provider in Turkey, operating general hospitals and related health care facilities. The company's general hospitals offer acute care services, radiology services, and respiratory therapy services, as well as operating and recovery rooms, and pharmacies. It also provides intensive care, critical care and/or coronary care units, and physical therapy; orthopedic, oncology, and outpatient services.

Healthcare Dec 2009 Exited