Gulf roots give TCP a different view

Tue May 3, 2011

The Capital Partnership believes its strongly top-down approach is helping to create a genuine alternative to banks and fund houses for their local investors

By Claire Makin

Ahmed Ben Halim Ali Ojjeh

With its roots in the Gulf region and key personnel in London, The Capital Partnership has a very different take on the world from most of its competitors. TCP competes mainly on the same turf as big banks and fund houses, and so its 'edge’ lies in giving its clients an extra dimension that they are unable to find elsewhere.

"Our value-added is to bring returns different from what they have, and to think of the world outside the classic paradigm of bonds and stocks," says Ali Ojjeh, TCP’s chief investment officer.

TCP was founded in 1998 by Ahmed Ben Halim chief executive officer and Ojjeh, initially to manage their families’ money, and the firm now has operations in London, Dubai and the Caymans as well as other jurisdictions. Early success attracted other ultra-high-net-worth investors and regional institutions with a similar...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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