Established in 2012 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Morood Invest LLC is a global multi-strategy investment firm focused on providing innovative investment solutions. Our key emphasis is absolute value creation for both proprietary and co-investor capital.
Morood’s modus operandi comprises a series of co-investment programs using various capital structures that span a broad range of geographies, sectors, risk-return profiles and time horizons. Our signature ‘Grab the Reins’ approach employs a holistic investment process that facilitates a thorough understanding of every opportunity. A hands-on management style enables us to execute on our mandate by supporting our portfolio companies through active board participation, strategic capital and global partnerships. To align incentives, Morood invests alongside its co-investors in all transactions.
Morood has established Private Equity, Capital Markets, Real Estate and Special Situations divisions to cover its thematic functions in the private and public arena. With a multicultural work environment and recognized global experience, Morood combines extensive market knowledge and exposure to capitalize on global opportunities. Our highly qualified team members, winning partnerships with leading entrepreneurs, solid management, prominent institutions and business groups, both regionally and globally, are our key assets.
To further Morood’s global ambitions, we will soon be opening offices in London, New York and Singapore.
We distinguish ourselves based on our ability to achieve the following:
Investment principles are the cornerstone of our business, enabling us to carry out the following:
At Morood Investments, we see opportunities in all business cicles, locations, sectors and that working within a flexible environment enables us to analyze each investment individually to build its own efferctiveness, in addition to the capitalizing on our extended relations in order to obtain unique investment opportunities that will provide us with valuable and promising leads.
Our ventures are centered around analyzing the economics of each investment opportunity, the financial situation of the company, management capabilities, risk factors and the effectiveness of the conduct of operations, and its ability to create value and comprehensive analysis of the sector and geographical area that extends to the potential investment.
We are proud to welcome you to Morood Invest. Within a short period of time, we have embarked on an ambitious investment program that has resulted in select promising transactions.
Guided by a professional outlook, an innovative approach and an ethical posture, our resultant aim is to provide superior absolute returns on capital – both proprietary and that of co-investors. We see opportunities in uptrends and downtrends, and across a variety of sectors and geographies. Our differentiating factor is the ability to develop a complete investment thesis, one we capitalize on by utilizing our investment structuring expertise as well as the subsequent active management of each investment.
Our people drive our business in one direction: forward. This is why, at Morood, we are continually knitting together an outstanding team of dedicated and determined professionals whose contagious passion for finance and investments is complimented by our desire to be the best in the business.
Mr. Mohammed Al Nemer is the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Morood Investment Company.
Mr. Al Nemer has amassed a wealth of experience in the field of investments having successfully completed transactions spanning a variety of sectors in Saudi Arabia and abroad. Previously he gained experience in corporate banking at Saudi British Bank (an affiliate of the HSBC Group).
Mr. Al Nemer sits on the board of several portfolio companies including SEEK, a healthcare company in London; Palace, a developer of preeminent luxury homes in central London; Nido Student Housing, a student accommodations provider in London; Kayannat, a real estate development company in Saudi Arabia; Wabel, a developer of mega retail centers in Saudi Arabia and the Al Nemer Holding Company, a conglomerate in Saudi Arabia.
Mr. Al Nemer holds a B.A. from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) and an M.Sc. in Management from Cass Business School (London, UK).
Mr. Omair Rana is the Chief Investment Officer of Morood Investment Company and leads a team responsible for originating, structuring and executing investment transactions across a variety of sectors globally.
Mr. Rana has 18 years of experience across private equity, corporate finance, capital markets and corporate strategy gained in key global locations. Most recently he served as the Head of Investment Banking at Global Investment House – Saudi Arabia. Previously, he has worked as Chief Strategy Officer at Dubai International Capital, Senior Vice President at Citigroup in New York and various positions at UBS and Lehman Brothers in London and Tokyo. Over his career, Mr. Rana has executed over $4 billion worth of transactions.
Mr. Rana holds an MBA concentrating in Finance from Columbia Business School along with an MBA concentrating in Strategy from London Business School and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from James Madison University.
Mr. Khaseem Sab is the Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for accounting and financial management, tax and zakat planning, investment transaction support as well as portfolio monitoring, investor reporting, risk management and regulatory reporting of Morood. He has more than 13 years of experience in audit and finance in real estate and private equity investments.
Mr. Sab is a Chartered Accountant (CA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, a CFA charter holder from the CFA institute and a Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) from the Global Association of Risk Professionals.
Mr. Yasser Al-Ayyoubi is the Head of Administration & Human Resources and is responsible for recruitment, leadership, learning and development, compensation and benefits, and culture implementation.
Mr. Al-Ayyoubi has experience both in entrepreneurial ventures and international companies. He has been the CEO of Ayyoubi Printers, Rayyat Communication and Pulse Arabia. Most recently, he held the position of HR Manager at Grey Riyadh, a WPP company.
Mr. Al-Ayyoubi holds a BA degree from Northampton College in the U.K.