Our strategy is to partner with management teams to improve the operating profitability and strategic value of their businesses.
NBK Capital Partners was founded in 2005, and is the Alternative Investments unit of NBK Capital, a subsidiary of the National Bank of Kuwait. In 2015, the group rebranded as NBK Capital Partners. The firm has presence in Bahrain, Kuwait, Turkey and is headquartered in the DIFC, Dubai and regulated by the DFSA.
Today, NBKCP is a leading alternative investment manager across multiple asset classes including Private Equity, Private Credit and Real Estate in the countries of GCC, Turkey and North Africa. From inception, NBKCP has employed the highest caliber professionals with a disciplined, patient investment approach and aligned interests with investors.
During the last decade, the firm has achieved one of the most successful track records in the MENA region through investments in 35 companies and 18 portfolio exits. The firm’s proven track record is the result of strong deal origination capabilities and its hands-on, operational approach to portfolio management.
Our belief is that being a good corporate citizen is good business practice and creates long-term value for our investors. Our investments have a meaningful impact on hundreds and thousands of employees and on the communities in which we invest. As part of our investment process, we evaluate workforce issues, including labor issues, health and safety, and employee benefits.