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  1. 1. THE EMIRATES CAPITAL LIMITED Authorised and Regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority
  2. 2. BACKGROUND SERVICES CLIENTS TEAM • Founded in January 2008, Emirates Capital is a European merchant bank and corporate finance boutique headquartered in Dubai and regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA). • The Firm’s primary focus is providing financial advisory and capital raising services to middle market clients in the Middle East, Europe, North America and Southeast Asia. • Our services include mergers and acquisitions advice, private equity advisory, private placements and public offerings of debt and equity. Typical transactions include the financing of business expansion, either organically or through acquisitions, recapitalizations, refinancing and IPO listings. • Emirates Capital’s clients primarily comprise of middle market companies, private owners of businesses, private equity firms and providers of debt capital. We are committed to the highest standards of service excellence by delivering the full resources of our firm to every client. • We differentiate ourselves by the depth and breadth of experience of our senior professionals. We are BACKGROUND uniquely qualified to serve the long term strategic interests of our clients as a result of our extensive transaction experience and broad network of relationships developed over decades with leading investment banks, private equity firms, consulting firms and established industrial groups. • Emirates Capital is owned by a select group of European private investors.
  3. 3. BACKGROUND SERVICES CLIENTS TEAM • Among Emirates Capital’s key strengths are its international perspective, in-depth knowledge of regional markets and deep networks across key regional financial centers. Europe Zurich, Hamburg, Moscow* SE Asia Singapore* BACKGROUND North America Vancouver Middle East Dubai HQ • We offer our clients international solutions that take advantage of linkages across markets and geographies . * Offices are in the process of being established.
  4. 4. BACKGROUND SERVICES CLIENTS TEAM • Emirates Capital specializes in providing objective, independent and informed advice to our clients, who include middle market companies, private owners of businesses, private equity firms and providers of debt capital. Mergers & Acquisitions We advise both buyers and sellers in facilitating and financing transactions, combining our execution capabilities with extensive relationships in the financial sponsor community. Private Equity Advisory We place funds for private equity firms. We help our private equity clients finance and acquire businesses and assist them in exiting from their portfolio companies, acting both as buy-side and sell-side advisors, respectively. OUR SERVICES Private Placements We assist our clients in raising private debt and equity capital for general expansion, recapitalization and for acquisition purposes, allowing management teams to execute their business strategies. Public Offerings We assist our clients to raise debt and equity in the public markets, and support them in structuring, syndication, distribution and pricing of their securities.
  5. 5. BACKGROUND SERVICES CLIENTS TEAM Merger & Acquisition Advisory • Emirates Capital works closely with clients to originate, due diligence, structure and value, finance, and execute the purchase and sale of companies, subsidiaries, business units and other operating entities. We assist in various post-acquisition value creation initiatives, as needed. Due Structuring Value Origination Financing Closing diligence & Valuation creation We design We value the We assist in We support customized We assist We provide target raising you in solutions for you in experienced company and additional negotiating clients - finding the operating determine the debt and/or the sale and right partner partners in OUR SERVICES supporting optimal equity capital purchase ,and your strategic for supervising capital to fund the shareholder initiatives like commercial, the investment structure transaction, as agreements, geographic technical, post- through necessary. as necessary, expansion, legal and acquisition, as financial and assist in vertical finacnial necessary. analysis & you in closing integration, due modeling. the deal. etc. diligence. Pre-execution Execution Post-execution
  6. 6. BACKGROUND SERVICES CLIENTS TEAM Private Equity Advisory • Emirates Capital assists in placing funds for its private equity clients and assists them in identifying, financing, acquiring and exiting from their portfolio companies. Origination Fundraising Acquisition Exits . Identification of target • Quality access to • Facilitate contact with • Assist in identifying companies consistent LP's to secure fundings target companies. various portfolio to our PE client's for our PE clients. • Assist in due diligence divestment options. OUR SERVICES strategy. of the target company. OUR SERVICES • Assist in raising • Find suitable buyers additional debt /equity • Advise on valuation & to execute exit financial structure. funding to finance PE strategies. transaction. •Assist in negotiating key agreements and • Assist in client's exit transaction closing. deal execution. • Assist in post- acquisition value creation initiatives.
  7. 7. BACKGROUND SERVICES CLIENTS TEAM Private Placement Emirates Capital assists middle market companies to raise private debt and equity capital for general expansion, recapitalization and acquisitions. Network Reach Selective Approach Structuring Flexibility • Emirates Capital uses • We are able to match • Common & Preferred its extensive network our clients funding Equity of venture capital, requirements based on OUR SERVICES private equity, hedge the company's stage of • Mezzanine Bonds funds, strategic development and investors and financial particular circumstances • Second Liens institutions to deliver with the appropriate funding options to its sources of private capital • Varying Tranches of middle market clients. in order to maximize Senior Debt value.
  8. 8. BACKGROUND SERVICES CLIENTS TEAM Public Offering • Emirates Capital is well positioned to act as a lead advisor to companies seeking to raise debt or equity capital in the public markets. We offer our clients support in: Valuation Listing Documents Book Building & Pricing Distribution • Support issuers in • Support issuers in • Coordinate • Strong investor developing their business drafting their roadshows on behalf of networks in: plans. prospectuses. our clients. - GCC OUR SERVICES • Test assumptions • Support companies - Europe •Assess level of interest underlying the issuers during the listing - China from investors. growth plans. - Russia process. - North America • Evaluate future scenarios. • Set initial price and • Liaise with the shares to be issued regulators to advance based on expected • Strong connections • Conduct extensive the interest of our demand. to European family financial modeling to value businesses using customary clients. offices. methodologies derived from •Determine optimal our global trans- actions allocations. experience.
  9. 9. BACKGROUND SERVICES CLIENTS TEAM • Emirates Capital’s clients include management teams of middle market companies, private owners of businesses, private equity sponsors and providers of debt capital. • A sample of some of the clients that the Emirates Capital team have successfully advised include: Private Equity Corporate OUR CLIENTS
  10. 10. BACKGROUND SERVICES CLIENTS TEAM 2009 2009 2009 Corporate Finance Advisor Non deal/deal Road-show Placement Agent Identify a JV and financing Organising the non-deal road- Acted as a placement agent partner for GCC market entry show for a NYSE/AMEX listed for a USD 22 millions equity and global rollout of an F&B uranium miner which led to a capital raise for a business. diversified shareholding base to NYSE/AMEX listed uranium European/Middle Eastern miner. investors. 2008 2008 2007 Fund Structuring Support M & A Support M & A Support OUR CLIENTS Development of a Shari’ah Buy – Side support for a Sell – Side support for a compliant financing fund for a leading European Private German compound material leading European Private Equity Company. Identified producer for the shipping and Equity Company target and advised on the housing industry. Identified transaction investors and structured the transaction Confidential Confidential
  11. 11. BACKGROUND SERVICES CLIENTS TEAM 2007 2007 2006 Fund Structuring Support M&A Support M & A Support Development of a Fund of Sell-Side support for a leading Sell – Side Support for the Hedge Funds for a leading German Beverage Company to leading German Luxury Yacht European Asset Management identify potential investors and Interior Designer. Identified Company structure the transaction new owner and structured the transaction 2006 2006 2006 Market Study M & A Support Market Study OUR CLIENTS Review of 9 leading Western Buy – Side support for a Swiss Review of locations in the German Cities, looking at Family Office. Identified target Punjab, looking at market size market size and structure, in the Fashion industry and and structure, regulation and regulation and growth advised on the transaction. growth prospects by segment prospects by segment for Real for Jatropha based electricity estate Investments production
  12. 12. BACKGROUND SERVICES CLIENTS TEAM 2006 2006 2006 M & A Support M & A Support M & A Support Sell – Side support for a Sell – Side support for a Swiss Sell – Side support for a China German Based cancer therapy Based producer of bio energy Based purveyor of luxury travel centre to identify investors and to identify investors and to identify investors and structure the transaction structure the transaction structure the transaction RailPartners, Inc. OUR CLIENTS
  13. 13. BACKGROUND SERVICES CLIENTS TEAM Erik Essiger – Chairman & CEO Mr. Essiger has over 20 years experience in corporate finance, strategy development and restructuring projects across a wide variety of sectors, including industrial, business services, retail and consumer goods. Prior to founding Emirates Capital, Mr. Essiger founded SCP SWISS CAPITAL- PARTNERS AG, a corporate finance boutique in Switzerland, which has since been integrated into Emirates Capital. Prior to that, Mr. Essiger was Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Transaction Services Strategy Group in Frankfurt, focusing on commercial due diligence, strategy consulting and lead advisory. He acted as Board member of a venture capital company and as Managing Director of a number of corporates. Mr. Essiger has extensive international experience in Germany, Russia, Hong Kong and Switzerland and was previously a member of the German-Russian co- OUR TEAM operation council. Mr. Essiger received his MBA in Business Administration from J.W.-Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany. Mr. Essiger serves as a Director on the Board of a NYSE-listed company.
  14. 14. BACKGROUND SERVICES CLIENTS TEAM Michael Hübener - CFO & Director Mr. Hübener has 10 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, portfolio management and business development across various sectors. Prior to co-founding Emirates Capital, Mr. Hübener was a Partner at Portfolio Consulting in Hamburg, Germany where he was responsible for business development and M&A transactions. Prior to that, he was with Brown Brothers Harriman & Company in New York. During his studies, he worked as a prop trader for Jobs & Lemcke Wertpapierhandels AG, an equity brokerage firm in Frankfurt am Main. Mr. Hübener received his MBA degree from the University of Buckingham and his Bachelors in Economics from the University of Heidelberg. Khuram Maqsood – Managing Director Mr. Maqsood has over 12 years of investment banking, project management and private equity experience. Prior to joining Emirates Capital, Mr. Maqsood was Director and co- head of the Industrials Vertical at Istithmar World Capital, a Dubai-based government OUR TEAM investment company. Prior to Istithmar, Mr. Maqsood was a founding team member of Dubai International Capital, an investment company owned by the ruling family of Dubai, where he was responsible for building DIC’s private equity funds portfolio. Mr. Maqsood started his career in investment banking at CIBC Oppenheimer and HCFP Brenner Securities in New York. Mr. Maqsood received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his BS in Business Administration from Georgetown University, graduating magna cum laude. He previously served as a Director/Observer on the Boards of Switzerland-based SR Technics Group and Dubai Aerospace Enterprise.
  15. 15. BACKGROUND SERVICES CLIENTS TEAM Sandra Dierstein – Senior Manager, Corporate Finance Ms. Dierstein has extensive strategy, consulting and advisory experience across Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Europe. Prior to joining Emirates Capital, Ms. Dierstein was a Manager with PwC Transaction Services Strategy Group in Singapore, London and Frankfurt where she was responsible for leading cross-border commercial due diligence, strategy consulting and M&A advisory projects for private equity clients and MNCs. Before joining PwC, Ms. Dierstein was with Ernst & Young's Corporate Finance M&A Team in Germany. Ms. Dierstein received her MBA from the University of Mannheim (Germany) and her Bachelors in Science from Royal Holloway University of London (UK). Zeid Massad – Senior Associate Prior to joining Emirates Capital, Mr. Massad was a sell side equity analyst in Credit Suisse covering industrials, energy and transport within Middle East and North Africa. OUR TEAM Between 2006 and 2008, he worked with FBR Capital Markets (Washington, DC) in the Energy & Natural Resources team covering oil & gas and mining equities in the USA and Canada. Prior to that, Mr. Massad was with Arab Bank PLC’s Europe area credit department where he was responsible for part of Arab Bank’s corporate lending portfolio in Europe. He started his career in public accounting with Deloitte in Amman, Jordan. Mr. Massad received his MBA degree from the George Washington University in Washington, DC and Bachelors in Accountancy from the University of Jordan in Amman, Jordan. He is also a recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship.
  16. 16. BACKGROUND SERVICES CLIENTS TEAM Ali Al Omari – Associate Prior to joining Emirates Capital, Mr. Al Omari worked as a Senior Business Associate at GFS Investments – a Dubai-based investment company, where he was responsible for building, managing, and advising an extensive network of family office managers and High Net Worth Individuals. Mr. Al Omari received his Bachelors degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Ajman University of Science and Technology in the United Arab Emirates. He is currently a CFA Level 1 candidate. Rahul Bhansali – Head of Compliance & Company Secretary Mr. Bhansali has over nine years of regional and international compliance experience in corporate entities, finance firms, and stock, commodities and derivatives exchanges. Prior to joining Emirates Capital, Mr. Bhansali was Senior Compliance Officer with Dubai Gold OUR TEAM & Commodities Exchange (the regional first derivatives commodities exchange), Manager with Birla Global Finance Limited, and Manager in the Compliance Department at Bombay Stock Exchange. Mr. Bhansali received his MBA in Finance from Amravati University, India, and a Bachelors degree in Accounting from Jodhpur University.
  17. 17. BACKGROUND SERVICES CLIENTS TEAM Donna Daou – Team Assistant Prior to joining Emirates Capital, Ms. Daou was the Administration / Human Resources Manager at GFS Investments, a Dubai-based investment company. Prior to that, Ms. Daou worked with various financial services and hospitality groups in Beirut and Dubai in administrative roles. She also founded and co-owned a hospitality company. Ms. Daou holds a Diploma in Ticketing & IATA/UFTAA Foundation and EBT course from the American Universal College in Lebanon. She is also a student of Psychology at the Lebanese University. OUR TEAM
  18. 18. THE EMIRATES CAPITAL LIMITED The Emirates Capital Limited Al Safa Tower, Suite 1004 Sheikh Zayed Road P.O. Box 506 597 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Tel.: (+971) 4 331 8305 URL: