INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

NI Capital’s Investment Management division focuses on promoting impact investing, sustainable development of Egypt and promoting private investment in the country. To that end, the division manages funds on behalf of the government, institutional investors, financial institutions and high net worth clients to invest in a diverse range of asset classes across private and public equities, real estate and fixed income instruments. By utilizing our team’s extensive experience across several asset classes, we search for investments geared towards the advancement of key industries while providing our clients access to investment opportunities tailored to meet their risk/return and investment horizon profile.

At NI Capital, we adopt a consistent and disciplined investment process across pre-identified asset classes with our fiduciary responsibilities to our clients being the core of our team’s focus. We work diligently to understand our clients’ needs, offer informed advice and execute strategies to generate excess returns and achieve sustainable development goals.

Ultimately, our key performance indicators are not only measured in terms of alpha but also in terms of our developmental impact. NI Capital’s value proposition is its ability to leverage its quasi-government structure to bridge the gap between private and public to achieve double bottom-line investment returns.

PRIVATE EQUITY

NI Capital Private Equity focuses on four primary areas:

Venture Capital

Growth Capital

Turnaround Capital

Fixed Income

KEY FIGURES

EGP 1.3 billion AUMs

7 portfolio companies

Investments in 5 strategic sectors 

SELECT MANDATES

NI Capital’s investment management division has been mandated as the strategic investment advisor for a number of prominent funds, managing their respective portfolios for the life of each investment to ensure that they are value accretive both economically and socially and in line with their investment objectives.

INVESTMENT MANAGER FOR AYADY FOR INVESTMENT AND DEVELOPMENT CO.

Ayady for Investments and Development was launched in March 2015 through the collaboration between the Ministry of Planning and other quasi-government institutions. Ayady’s investment philosophy is to seek opportunities where financial returns and positive sustainable impact go hand-in-hand.

Ayady invests in multiple industries with a focus on high-impact sectors including real estate development, tourism, financial services, media and media technology and health care.

PORTFOLIO COMPANIES

Damietta Furniture City (DFC)

stablished in July 2016 under the General Authority of Investment, DFC is a furniture manufacturing industrial complex in Damietta that aims to develop the furniture manufacturing sector in Egypt and attract domestic and foreign investment to actively compete in the global export market.

The 1st of its kind specialized industrial zone in Egypt aims to capitalize on the city of Damietta’s strong furniture manufacturing capacity, which houses over 500,000 furniture manufacturers working in 37,000 workshops and bringing in revenues of over USD 1 billion per year.

DFC is built over an industrial area spanning 331 acres and includes large, small, and medium industries as well as related craft divisions and complementary industry support. Its mandate is to modernize the conventional workshop and develop marketing, promotional and exporting processes through exhibitions and other activities to promote the furniture industry in Egypt.

Shareholders: NIB, Government of Damietta, Ayady, Industrial and Mining Projects Authority (IMPA)

Tamweely for Microfinance

Tamweely for Microfinance offers full-fledged financial products and services backed by technology solutions, hybrid distribution channels and focused partnerships to help alleviate poverty and promote financial inclusion Aiming to provide appropriate financing services to the client of the micro and small enterprise sector, in addition the main role toward the social responsibility to provide employment opportunities for young people through these financial services and help the clients of this sector to develop their projects in a remarkable and distinctive manner to achieve the desired profits which will lead to a decent life. During 2019 we have expanded our branches network to be 47 branches aiming by the end of 2020 to reach 100 Branches covering upper Egypt and Delta.

Tamweely existing products: Micro Enterprise Lending (MEL) up to EGP 30K, Very small Enterprise Lending (VSE) up to EGP 100K, Light vehicle Lending and Microinsurance services.

Shareholders: NI Capital, Ayady,  Post for Investment

Enmaa Finance Company

Enmaa Finance Company was established in 2015 as a joint stock company with a paid in capital of EGP 40 million which gradually increased to reach EGP 170 million. Enmaa provides multiple sharia compliant financial leasing solutions, SME finance as well as factoring facilities for all types of sectors.
Enmaa is currently ranked among the top 10 companies in the financial lease market and one of the pioneers in the leasing market to introduce factoring.
Enmaa is currently managing a portfolio of over 1 billion Egyptian pounds, with a wide diversification of industrial sectors to include real estate, medical, automotive, oil and gas and other sectors.

The company has taken part in supporting small and medium enterprises to overcome financial obstacles. Through the projects financed by Enmaa the company contributed to the society by decreasing unemployment, opening projects that offer good job opportunities as well as empower more women to join the workforce.

Shareholders
The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD)
Arab Investment Bank (AIBK)
Ayady for Investment and Development Company

Ayady Masr Developments (AMD)

Established in May 2016, AMD is a real estate development company, focusing on underutilized government real estate assets.

Shareholders: Ayady, others

Egypt Venture Capital Company (EVCC)

Established in late 2017, Egypt Venture Capital company provides a unique investment approach for investors and shareholders. The company invests in distressed asset pools, then conducts restructuring services to create value.

Shareholders: Tahya Misr, NIB, Ayay, industrial Modernization Center

Ergo, Media Ventures

Established in January 2018, Ergo Media Ventures, previously known as Creative Media Ventures,  is an Ayady for Investment and Development investment company managed by NI Capital.

Ergo Media Ventures is a dynamic investment firm committed to transforming the media landscape in Egypt and beyond. With a primary focus on digital and traditional content creation and distribution, Ergo aims to re-establish the Egyptian media and entertainment industry as a sustainable economic, social and cultural power.

Shareholder: Ayady

FINANCIAL ADVISORS TO EGYPT VENTURES

Egypt Ventures was established to help close the funding gaps faced by startups by providing capital to these companies, either directly or indirectly through entrepreneurship incubators or venture capital funds.

INVESTMENT MANAGERS FOR التعليم حياة

التعليم حياة is an investment vehicle established to create sustainable support to enhance education in Egypt. With the country’s main priority now being youth and development, investing in Education has become vital. The idea of the fund is to establish a mechanism to provide sustainable funding for educational projects with the objective to improve the level of education and support students.

 

VISION

Empowering lives through investing in Education

 

MISSION

To mobilize resources and inspire local and international communities to invest in education for sustainable economic, social and environmental development as a national priority.

 

التعليم حياة is managed by NI Capital’s investment management arm to generate highest risk adjusted return on medium and long term. NI Capital set up the mechanics of the fund, defining a sustainable approach to managing the fund following a solid governance structure that administers charitable work and waqf in an institutional and professional manner.