MANAMA, Bahrain, April 15, 2019 – Arcapita, a global leader in Shari’ah-compliant alternative investments, has entered a strategic partnership with YPO MENA (Middle East & North Africa) region, one of 14 regions within YPO.
YPO is the premier global leadership organization for more than 27,000 chief executives in over 130 countries and the global platform for them to engage, learn and grow. YPO members harness the knowledge, influence and trust of the world’s most important and innovative business leaders to inspire business, personal, family and community impact. Today, YPO member-run companies, diversified among industries and types of businesses, employ more than 22 million people globally and generate USD 9 trillion in annual revenues.
Commenting on the partnership, Hisham Al Raee, Chief Operating Officer at Arcapita Group, said: “Arcapita is pleased to join the YPO MENA community as an official Regional Partner and we look forward to a long and fruitful partnership. We are delighted to be part of the world’s most influential and innovative network of business leaders and we are excited about the opportunity to forge new networks”
Furthermore, the region will host its first Joint Regional Board Meeting between YPO MENA and South Asia at the Arcapita building, to discuss development and initiatives taking place in the region, followed by a networking event for YPO members.
Qutub Dadabai, YPO MENA Regional Chair, said: “We expect around 200 people from 50 different chapters to join the YPO MENA and South Asia Joint Regional Board Meeting and Networking event. Participants are traveling to Bahrain, which is a great opportunity to introduce Bahrain to the YPO world and open doors to foreign investment in the country.
YPO is delighted to have Arcapita, a global leader in Shari’ah-compliant alternative investments, as a YPO MENA Strategic Partner, and we thank them for their full support and look forward to a strong and long-lasting partnership”