1997

Founding of Arcapita

1997

Shari’ah-compliant model of investing

1998

Arcapita opens Atlanta office and becomes the first institution to make Shari’ah-compliant private equity investments in the United States

2000

First exit of an investment

2000

Arcapita acquires one of the largest US coffeehouse chains - Caribou Coffee Company

2002

Arcapita completes its first European transaction

2003

Arcapita opens office in London, United Kingdom

2004

Arcapita completes the acquisition of Church’s Chicken

2005

Arcapita issues its first Murabaha-backed Sukuk

2005

Rebranding of firm to unify its global presence

2005

Arcapita completes the first Shari’ah-compliant IPO in the US

2005

Arcapita’s geographical investment reach extends to Japan

2006

Arcapita launches a $200 million Shari’ah-compliant venture capital fund

2007

Arcapita completes the largest Shari’ah-compliant leveraged buyout

2008

Record financial performance

2008

Arcapita expands into Southeast Asia

2009

Arcapita’s performance is impacted by the global financial crisis

2010

Arcapita moves into its new headquarters in Bahrain Bay

2012-2013

Arcapita undergoes restructuring under the protection of US Courts

2014

Arcapita raised $100 million in equity

2016

Arcapita acquired two US senior living real estate portfolios for $197 million, and a UAE logistics real estate portfolio for $109 million

2017

Arcapita and Mumtalakat completed the acquisition of NAS United Healthcare Services for $60 million

2017

Arcapita acquired a portfolio of logistics real estate for $152 million in Dubai, UAE

2017

Arcapita acquired leading US signage company for $132 million

2018-2019

Arcapita migrated 70% of its business operations into the cloud

2019

MC Group acquired ICON

2019

NAS merged with Neuron to become the largest TPA player in the region

2020

Arcapita acquires leading waste management services company and student housing community for $182 million

2020

Arcapita preparedness for COVID-19

2020

Arcapita exited from NAS Neuron Health Services