About Us


We are based in the DIFC, regulated by the DFSA, and – jointly with our partners and clients – pursue business opportunities across the Middle East. We have exceptional talent, deep expertise, wide networks, and unique market insights, which allow us to create substantial value for our partners and clients. 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.

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, 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 AlRajhi United, a large family office with a global presence. Fawzi earned a BA from Yale University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

    Abdulaziz Alfalih
    Abdulaziz Alfalih

    Partner

    Abdulaziz was with McKinsey & Company where he served US- and GCC-based clients. His primary focus was advising private equity firms and other institutional investors on their investment strategies. He worked at TPG Capital and was formerly at Saudi Aramco, where he helped launch the company’s corporate VC fund. In these two roles, he was involved in over 10 private investments across a variety of sectors. Abdulaziz is a volunteer in several organizations and serves as President of the Stanford Club of Saudi Arabia. Abdulaziz earned a BSc from MIT and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

      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 has completed internships at Citi, Credit Suisse and China Universal Asset Management. Talal 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. Talal earned a BA from Yale University.

        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 611, Index Tower, DIFC, Dubai, UAE. info@badwacapital.com