About Us


BADWA CAPITAL IS A LEADING REGIONAL INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AND ADVISORY FIRM.

We are based in the DIFC, regulated by the DFSA, and – jointly with our partners and clients – pursue business opportunities in the Arabian Gulf. We have exceptional talent, deep expertise, wide networks, and unique market insights, which allow us to create substantial value for our partners and clients. We seek to invest in regional real estate, infrastructure, and other private assets, and we advise on mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, and restructurings. Integrity and excellence are the pillars of our firm. We care deeply about long-term partnerships and believe that repeat business is the best indication of partner and client satisfaction. We work in a thoughtful and effective manner and have closed transactions worth several billion dollars. AlRajhi United, a leading family office with a global footprint, invested in the firm in 2017. Management continues to own a majority stake, and the firm is run independently.

We have closed transactions worth several billion dollars and currently have a robust pipeline.

OUR FIRM IS FOCUSED ON THREE BUSINESS SEGMENTS

Mergers & Acquisitions

WE PROVIDE WORLD-CLASS M&A EXECUTION CAPABILITIES

Capital Solutions

WE TAILOR FINANCING SOLUTIONS TO MEET OUR CLIENTS' SPECIFIC NEEDS ACROSS THE CAPITAL STRUCTURE

Income Generation

WE DEPLOY CAPITAL IN ATTRACTIVE CAPITAL SOLUTIONS OPPORTUNITIES

Deal Team


OUR TEAM BRINGS EXTENSIVE DEAL EXPERIENCE, INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE AND AN UNPARALLELED NETWORK
Fawzi Jumean
Fawzi Jumean

Chairman and Partner

Fawzi began his career as an investment banker at Morgan Stanley in New York, where he advised on several large transactions in the US, focusing on the energy and utility sectors. He was also appointed as the youngest operations officer in the investment banking division.

Since founding Badwa, Fawzi has advised on financing, M&A, and structuring transactions worth several billion dollars. He serves on the board of the Prince Mohammed Bin Salman College of Business and Entrepreneurship, as well as on the board and executive committee of AlRajhi United, a world-class family office.

BA, Yale University; MBA, Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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    Abdulaziz Alfalih
    Abdulaziz Alfalih

    Partner

    Abdulaziz was previously an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, where he served US- and GCC-based clients on topics including strategy, governance, and investing. His primary focus was on advising private equity firms and other institutional investors on their investment strategies.

    He worked at TPG Capital in San Francisco and was formerly at Saudi Aramco, where he helped launch a corporate VC fund. In these two roles, he was involved in over 10 private investments in the energy, technology and materials sectors.

    Abdulaziz is a member of the Milken Institute's Young Leaders Circle and serves as President of the Stanford Club of Saudi Arabia.

    BSc, MIT; MBA, Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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      Talal Abu-Ghazaleh
      Talal Abu-Ghazaleh

      Senior Associate

      Talal was previously with Watar Partners, a regional multi- family office, where he was involved in investments in international real estate, private equity and venture capital. He also advised on several M&A transactions.

      Talal passed all three Chartered Financial Analyst exams and has completed internships at Citi, Credit Suisse and China Universal Asset Management.

      He serves on the Milken Institute’s Young Leaders Circle and on the board of the King’s Academy Alumni Association.

      He speaks Arabic, English, Mandarin, French and Spanish.

      BA, Yale University.

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        BOARD OF DIRECTORS


        IN ADDITION TO THE CHAIRMAN, OUR BOARD IS COMPOSED OF ACCOMPLISHED BUSINESS LEADERS
        Fawaz Sulaiman AlRajhi

        Director

        Chairman and CEO of AlRajhi United, a leading Saudi family office with a global investment footprint across asset classes, geographies and currencies.

        Board member at RAK Ceramics and Saudi Automotive Services (SASCO).

        BA, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals; MBA, Stanford Graduate School of Business.

        Faisal Majid Al-Muhaidib

        Director

        General Manager of Al Muhaidib Group’s Masdar Technical Supplies and the Acting General Manager of Masdar Hardware, industry leaders in the Saudi building materials market.

        Manages Al Muhaidib’s industrial, trading and real estate portfolio in Iraq.

        BA, Tennessee State University; Executive MBA, INSEAD.

        Saad AlGheriri

        Director

        Managing Director at AlRajhi United, responsible for investments in private equity and venture capital.

        Advisory board member at Activant Capital and board member at Libya Holdings Company.

        BA, California State University Long Beach; MBA, Stanford Graduate School of Business.

        Omar Wohabe

        Director

        Partner at Wohabe Law Offices in Manhattan, New York. Represents GCC governmental, institutional and private clients on their investments and commercial transactions in the U.S. and elsewhere; represents U.S. parties in the GCC.

        Admitted to practice in New York and Saudi Arabia.

        BA, Williams College; JD, Cornell Law School.

        Contact us


        Office 404, Index Tower, DIFC, Dubai, UAE. info@badwacapital.com