Diversification through Strategic Investment

tharawat strategic investments
An exclusive session on new trends in investment strategies of family businesses and the uniqueness of regional family offices.


December 13, 2018


December 13, 2018


Dubai, UAE   View map

How Family Businesses and Family Offices drive growth

In this exclusive setting sustainable ownership and new trends in investment strategies and family offices will be explored.

Today, many family businesses are looking to diversify their operating portfolios vertically or horizontally, to invest in new technologies that could potentially disrupt their core industries, or to invest across geographies/industries for wealth preservation, growth or risk mitigation.

In this session, experts from family businesses and single family offices will share thoughts on the current investment landscape in the region, on how companies have successfully diversified from their core business through strategic investments and on the future of family investment.

Session Objectives
  • Discuss how family businesses across the region use investments to diversify their portfolios
  • Explore the strategies of successful Single Family Offices and family-owned investment offices
  • Examine how investment strategies can be part of succession planning
  • Discover upcoming industries and markets


  • Wees Abraham, VP of Operations & Family Office Venture Capital GP (Elēkrŏn Ventures), Shade Corporation Ltd.
  • Adil Al Zarooni, CEO, Al Zarooni Investments
  • Nour Abou Adal, Member of the Investment Committee, Holdal Group
  • Feras Jalbout, MD, Aurora Partners
  • Bilal Zein, COO, Quanon Capital

This event is for Tharawat Members and for members of family businesses in the MENA.

For inquries or registration please contact: [email protected].



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Tharawat Family Business Forum

The Tharawat Family Business Forum is an independent, non-for-profit membership association dedicated to the sustainability, innovation, and growth of MENA family businesses.