Investcorp Buys into Gases Manufacturer

Marino, Jonathan
November 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;11/23/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 47, p1
The article reports on the acquisition by Investcorp of the 20% of Middle Eastern gases manufacturer Gulf Cyro, marking the third investment from its Gulf Opportunity Fund. The private equity (PE) created the fund in 2008 to deploy about 1.1 billion U.S. dollars in capital across the Middle East and Africa. Its second fund was joined by Eastgate Capital Group and The National Investor in the acquisition of a 70% stake in Saudi Arabia's gold and jewelry maker L'azurde.


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