Newly formed private equity company Dividend Gate Capital (DGC) have appointed one of Bahrain’s most respected members of the banking and financial sector, Mr Talal Al Zain as the first Chairman of its Board of Directors.
“DGC is an exciting new private equity investment company for the Kingdom of Bahrain. It is an honour to be chosen, by a very accomplished board of directors, to be the first Chairman of DGC . This is the start of a journey that will create wealth not only in monetary terms but through expertise for all those involved in DGC. It is inspiring for all of us in DGC to be part of a vision that will create added value for the Kingdom’s small and medium enterprises by utilizing the practical commercial expertise and knowledge of experts who are either directly or indirectly part of DGC “comments Mr. Al Zain.
Mr. Al Zain is a graduate of Mercer University and an attendee of Harvard Business School’s Management Development Programme. The former CEO of Bahrain’s sovereign wealth fund Mumtalakat brings strategic insight into the investment potential within Bahrain’s SME’s. Mr. Al Zain’s illustrious career includes very senior positions held with PineBridge Investments, Investcorp, and Chase Manhattan Bank to mention a few.
DGC targets opportunities with businesses operating in sectors such as, Food & Beverages (F&B), construction services, industrial, e-commerce (IT) and financial technology (FinTech). This distinctive approach aims to build growth in these sectors for the equity group as well as the companies that they are working with.