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Equity-I leads the acquisition of a 78% stake in City Gourmet International

Equity-I, a Dubai-based private equity firm, has announced the successful acquisition of a 78% stake in City Gourmet International (CGI), the owner of the international master franchising rights of such leading Parisian brands as the famous tea house “Angelina”, “Brasserie Lipp”, “Viagio”, and “Bert’s Cafe”, amongst others. Equity-I teamed up with a strategic investor on the [...]

By | 2017-06-20T09:30:10+00:00 May 13th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Orascom Telecom Secures US$ 2.5 bn Committed

Cairo, March 2nd, 2008: Orascom Telecom Holding S.A.E. ("Orascom Telecom” or “the Company”) announced today that it has secured commitments and underwritings for a five year senior secured debt facility totaling US$ 2.5 billion. General syndication of the facility was launched on February 29th, 2008. The Facility will be used to refinance the outstanding amounts [...]

By | 2017-06-20T10:50:51+00:00 March 2nd, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Equity-I Appoints Advisory Board

Following the recent successful completion of Equity-i’s capital raise from strategic gulf-based investors, the Company is pleased to announce the appointment of a group of renowned and well respected businessmen to its Advisory Board. The Advisory Board is comprised of industry leaders with long track records of success in the natural resources, real estate, telecom [...]

By | 2017-06-20T09:24:20+00:00 January 20th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Equity-i completes Private Placement

Dubai:  Equity-I, a Dubai-based private equity investment firm, announced the successful completion of a capital raise placed to strategic gulf-based investors. The company will use the proceeds of this raise to expand the Company’s reach into their sectors of focus, including African and MENA telecom, regional real estate development and retail concepts, amongst others. The [...]

By | 2017-06-20T09:27:43+00:00 January 6th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Orascom launches Onkosh

Dubai, UAE, Orascom Telecom Holding S.A.E. (“OTH” or “Orascom Telecom”), a major player in the telecommunication market in the world, today unveiled a new exciting bi-lingual search engine that will change the way Internet users look for Arab-related content. With the growing amount and interest in Arabic content on the Web and the increasing number [...]

By | 2017-06-20T10:37:29+00:00 October 10th, 2007|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Casual Dining Expert Appointed President of Gourmet Gulf Company

Dubai - Gourmet Gulf Company, the region's leading restaurant holding group that owns and manages concept brands, today announced the appointment of Antonio Bautista as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company. As President and COO, Mr. Bautista will be responsible for shaping and developing the company's growth, profitability and operational efficiency. With [...]

By | 2017-06-19T12:31:46+00:00 September 3rd, 2007|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Global Alumina Announces Second Quarter 2007 Results

TORONTO, ON - August 14, 2007 - Global Alumina Corporation (TSX: GLA.U) (the "Company" or "Global Alumina"), a company developing an alumina refinery located in the bauxite-rich region of the Republic of Guinea (the "Guinea Alumina Project" or the "Project", previously the "Sangar&eactute;di Refinery Project"), announced today its financial and operating results for the three-month [...]

By | 2017-06-20T10:02:33+00:00 August 14th, 2007|Uncategorized|0 Comments

OTH Completes Share Buyback & Cancels Treasury Shares

Cairo, August 1st, 2007: Orascom Telecom Holding S.A.E. (“OTH”) announced today that it has cancelled 10 million shares (equivalent to 2 million GDRs). In March 2006, OTH announced that it will purchase 2 million Treasury Shares, on April 18th, 2007 the cancellation was voted upon in the Extraordinary General Assembly Meeting and during the last [...]

By | 2017-06-20T10:56:10+00:00 August 1st, 2007|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Equity-I sets up its Board of Advisors

Equity-I, a private equity house in the UAE, is in the process of finalizing its Board of Advisors, expected to be a cherry-picked group of industrialist, world-renowned private equity experts, international diplomats, and key-sector specialists. The complete Board of Advisors will be announced in late September 2007.

By | 2017-06-20T09:35:28+00:00 July 3rd, 2007|Uncategorized|0 Comments