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Abrar Hussain, Managing Partner at Elixir Capital, will be a featured panel speaker at the 8th Annual International Conference on Contracts at Texas Wesleyan School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas this Friday and Saturday, February 22-23, 2013. Abrar will be part of a panel discussing the Role of Islamic... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2013 at Elixir Capital Blog
In early 2012, Arshad A. Ahmed and Abrar A. Hussain left behind distinguished positions as partners at Kirkland & Ellis LLP to launch Elixir Capital Management. Elixir Capital is a private equity / venture capital fund manager investing equity in emerging markets and bridging high growth companies in those markets... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2012 at Elixir Capital Blog
Reuters published an article - "Google reaches out to the 'next billion'" - discussing Goodle's effort to drive mobile phone users in emerging markets, such as the Philippines, to become accustomed to accessing the Internet via smart phones. The article is a further sign of the transitioning people from computers... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2012 at Elixir Capital Blog
The Financial Times published an article last week - October 28, 2012 - on the growing interest in private equity investments in Southeast Asia. The article was titled "Southeast Asia on Radar of Private Equity" and focuses on big name players, such as Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Blackstone, and General Atlantic,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2012 at Elixir Capital Blog
Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ) is reporting (on August 24, 2012) that the Malaysian sovereign fund responsible for venture capital (VC) investing -- Malaysia Venture Capital Management Bhd. -- "has agreed a co-investment partnership with three foreign VC firms... the foreign firms are located in China, South Korea and the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2012 at Elixir Capital Blog
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That's not just any garage -- it's a picture of the garage where William Hewlett and David Packard formed Hewlett-Packard (HP) in 1939. Some would consider it the birthplace of Silicon Valley. I often bike by it on my way to our office and it's a rather unassuming little building.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2012 at Elixir Capital Blog
Elixir Capital's Managing Director, Abrar Hussain, will be the featured speaker at a private equity event held by the Financial Analysis & Management Education (FAME) organization at San Francisco State University. Past featured speakers have included Ken Fisher of Fisher Investments, Charles Brandes of Brandes Investment Partners, and Bob Doll... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2012 at Elixir Capital Blog
Elixir Capital partner Arshad Ahmed will be a panel speaker at Inside Investor Asia Forum 2012 in Doha, Qatar, October 8th and 9th. The title of the panel discussion is Islamic Finance 2020. Fellow panel speakers include Toby O'Connor, CEO, The Islamic Bank of Asia, Singapore, and Mohamed Safri Shahul... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2012 at Elixir Capital Blog
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