Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 23 July 2018 – SamTech Middle East FZ L.L.C has been selected as one of the finalists in the annual Gulf Capital SME Awards, a recognition programme honouring the success, innovation and growth of entrepreneurs, business leaders and small businesses in the UAE.
Out of thousands of entries, SamTech Middle East FZ L.L.C was selected by an esteemed panel of judges in the B2B category.
Looking to the future, we invest heavily in research and development, securing our capability to provide industry leaders with fresh, cutting-edge technologies, Smart Services and IoT solutions for both government and private sectors.
“Every year we are astounded at the quality of the entries we receive, which makes it more difficult to shortlist and then pick winners – this is a testament to the vibrancy of the SME sector in the UAE and that it continues to be a core driver for growth in this country,” commented John Emmerson, Director, SME Awards, MEED, the leading business intelligence provider in the Middle East.
Organised by MEED, the prestigious awards programme is supported by endorsing partners Dubai SME and the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development; as well as Gulf Capital and Virtuzone as sponsors.
The full list of finalists is available online at www.meedsmeawards.com. The shortlisted SMEs will go through another round of evaluation by the judging panel after which the final set of winners will be announced on 26 September 2018 at Ritz Carlton DIFC, Dubai.
MEED is a senior management media brand, its flagship subscription products are the MEED Business Review publication and website, www.meed.com. As well as organising the MEED Projects Awards, Gulf Capital SME Awards, Daman Corporate Health Awards and the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC).
MEED also has two high-value content businesses, MEED Projects and MEED Premium Insight Reports. MEED Projects is the Middle East’s premium project tracking database and MEED Premium Insight Reports offer tailored research and in-depth analysis. Established in 1957, MEED, has been integral to delivering business information and news, intelligence and analysis on the Middle East economies and activities ever since.
MEED celebrated its 60th birthday in 2017. From small beginnings in a London flat on 8 March 1957, MEED has grown with the region, to become the Middle East’s most-trusted source of business information.
About Gulf Capital
Gulf Capital is one of the leading alternative asset management firms in the Middle East, investing across several asset classes including Private Equity, Private Debt and Real Estate. The Firm currently manages over AED 14.7 billion (US$4 billion) of assets across 10 funds and investment vehicles.
Gulf Capital’s mission is to grow capital and build value with world-class expertise and best practices to generate sustainable superior performance for all stakeholders. Gulf Capital invests its own capital alongside its fund investors’ capital in all of the funds it launches.
Gulf Capital received regional and international recognitions from industry peers and experts. The Firm was awarded the “Best Private Equity Firm in the Middle East” Award by Banker Middle East Magazine in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 and the “Best Private Equity Firm” in the Middle East and North Africa by Private Equity International, as well as “Best SMEs Credit Fund in the Middle East’ in 2015 and “Best Alternative Asset Management Firm in the Middle East” in 2016 and 2017 and “Best private Debt Provider” in the Middle East in 2018.
Gulf Capital also launched a Private Debt business, Gulf Credit Partners, which offers credit and mezzanine financing to meet the funding needs of fast-growing companies and to provide acquisition finance across the Middle East, North and Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as Turkey. With its private equity, real estate and private debt initiatives, Gulf Capital is today one of the largest and most diversified alternative asset managers in the Middle East.
For more information about Gulf Capital PJSC, please visit Gulf Capital’s website at www.gulfcapital.com