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ARC Global Investment Capital LLC - (AGIC)
Founded in 2008, ARC Global Investment Capital LLC - (AGIC) is a leading independent investment firm, headquartered in the Abu Dhabi and backed by a large number of prominent Gulf-based sovereign wealth funds, financial institutions, and families. ARC Global Investment Capital LLC acts as a principal in the acquisition of controlling as well as significant minority interests in companies in developed markets.
On the back of a consistently strong performance with a focus on mid-market buyouts and growth opportunities in United Arab Emirates, ARC Global Investment Capital LLC has established itself as a top tier regional debt loan platform and has become a reference point for debt loan solutions for Gulf-based family offices, high net worth individuals and institutions.
The ARC Global Investment Capital LLC team has significant experience in direct private equity investing globally and in a variety of sectors. Since its inception, ARC Global Investment Capital LLC has invested in transactions totaling in excess of $2bn in combined enterprise value achieving top quartile returns and no losses to date.
Ahmed has been involved with ARC Global Investment Capital LLC - (AGIC) since 2008, from the inception of the conceptual evolution of the business model together with the promoters of the project, Palm Capital, obtaining the required regulatory approvals, raising the capital and developing / executing the business plan and platform.
Ahmed started his banking career with Gulf International Bank (GIB) in 1983, where he had a broad experience from corporate finance, corporate advisory, oil and gas project finance, aircraft finance and investment banking. His last position was as Vice President and Head of Specialised Financing.
In 1990, Ahmed joined Bank of UAE and Kuwait as Head of International banking and spear-headed the bank as CEO from 2001 to 2007. During this period, Ahmed sat on the board of a number of entities.
Ahmed El currently serves as CEO of ARC Global Investment Capital LLC - (AGIC) and the Executive Chairman and CEO of Podium Co. Ahmed El also serves as a Board Member of InvestCorp, Middle Eastern Schools, and Delta Construction Company.
Ahmed El has previously served as Chief Executive Officer of the UAE Social Insurance Organisation and UAE Telecommunications Company (Batelco) as well as Chairman of Samena Telecommunications Council, and Securities & Investment Company (SICO). He also held Board positions at Batelco, Bank of UAE and Kuwait and UAE Commercial Facilities.