Category Archives: Egypt

Reinvesting in Egyptian Markets is a question of timing

Investors’ flight from Egyptian investments could create re-entry opportunities, if stability returns. The test will be managing the timing of the investment. One of the credit analysts at Standard & Poor’s, Kai Stukenbrock, explained that “The events in Egypt seem to be accelerating and, as was the case in Tunisia, when these things start going,… Continue Reading

Egypt Shutes Down Twitter and Facebook

Can it be?  Is Mubarak really this scared?  To many in Egypt the power of social media and revolution is apparent and the Egyptian President is equally scared of the energy it is creating.  This is manifest in the the fact that the 82 year old president is shutting down various social platforms like Twitter… Continue Reading

OCI Joint Venture To Bid On Nuclear Power Stations

Orascom Construction Industries (OCI) ? One of Egypt’s largest builders has formed joint ventures with government-owned Arab Contractors to bid on Mid Eastern nuclear power projects. The companies said that in February they would bid on Egypt’s first nuclear power plant, which is to be located on the Mediterranean in Dabaa. The JV companies intend… Continue Reading

Egyptian – Zambian Forum To Be Established Tomorrow

On Tuesday, The Egyptian-Zambian Investment Forum will be launched. The launching will be attended by the Acting Minister of Investment H.E Rachid Mohamed Rachid and by the Zambian President Rupiah Banda. The Forum will analyze investment possibilities in both countries in various sectors. A speech will be given by Osama Saleh, Chairman of the General… Continue Reading

Investment Opportunities Available in Egypt

Private industry is looking to invest in Egypt, since both Egypt and the Middle East in general, appear to be growth areas with strong links to China. DHL Global Forwarding and GB Auto are both investing in Egypt. Egypt may be letting more private sector investment into the freight transport sector. Egypt is developing a… Continue Reading

SuperReturn Africa 2010 Conference Emphasizes Egyptian Investment Opportunities

On Monday, the three-day private equity and venture capital conference opened Monday, for its first time in Africa. Abdalla ElEbiary, Citadel Capital managing director, said that “Private equity opportunities are tremendous” in Egypt. Ahmed Badreldin, executive director of Abraaj Capital, said that his company is investing in the healthcare industry.  Abraaj already owns a 50… Continue Reading