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

2013-2014

Arcapita raises new equity

2015

Arcapita completes the acquisition of real estate in Abu Dhabi

2016

Arcapita acquires US Senior Living real estate portfolio

2017

Arcapita and Mumtalakat complete the acquisition of NAS United Healthcare Services

2017

Arcapita acquires leading US Signage Company