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Siraj Fund Management Company (SFMC)

SFMC is a specialized Palestinian Company, founded by Massar International in 2003 for the sole purpose of managing investment funds in Palestine.  The first fund, Siraj Palestine Fund I (SPF I), a $90 million fund, was launched on February 3, 2011.  It was the first private equity fund established in Palestine.  SPF I is comprised of direct equity investments in viable SMEs and larger enterprises in Palestine that range from start-ups or distressed companies across various economic sectors.  SFMC’s investments are intended to release the potential of these businesses, while promoting technological advancements and development in the country, spurring economic growth, job creation and innovation in Palestine.  SFMC is now launching Siraj Palestine Fund II and has plans to launch future funds focused on the Palestinian market, thereby contributing to the sustainable development of the country.

SFMC offers unsurpassed hands-on knowledge and expertise in investing in Palestine coupled with international fund management experience.  It consists of 15 professionals with recognized experience and qualifications that include MBAs, CFAs, CPAs and CIA; who manage the day-to-day operations of the fund and offer technical assistance to portfolio companies. 

The Fund Sponsor – Massar International
Established in 1994, Massar International (“Massar”) is a holding company headquartered in Ramallah, Palestine that oversees and manages a network of more than 15 subsidiaries including Siraj Fund Management Company, the only asset management company in Palestine of its kind.

Massar’s core business activities include real estate development, financial and investment services, ICT, media and corporate business development. The company was founded to promote sustainable economic development through private sector capacity building initiatives in Palestine.

The Massar International Real Estate Group develops residential housing projects for buyers from a variety of socio-economic strata. Massar’s newest project is the landmark development of Rawabi, the first Palestinian planned city, developed by Massar subsidiary Bayti Real Estate Investment Company.

For more information, visit www.massar.com
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