Non Banking Operations
ADI is positioning itself as a leading provider of non-banking activities in Egypt. Along with its many subsidiaries, ADI majority owns Nile Financial Leasing (NFL). The company plays an integral role in ADI’s development finance, including all the steps that need to be taken from choosing the estate till delivery. ADI also has investment and corporate finance arms that provide all financial services, such as Private Equity and Asset Management.
ADI has consistently been a pioneer in introducing innovative investment products to the Egyptian market. Key examples would include ADI's EGP 85 million (coverage assured) bond to Orascom for Projects and Touristic Development - OPTD in 1996; ADI's launching of the first close-end Direct Investment Fund (MDIF) and later the incorporation of its leasing arm, Nile Financial Leasing (NFL). On 2013 ADI along with its strategic ally Cairo Capital Investments won the bid for managing Bedaya fund , a 134 million pounds fund focusing on SME On 2014 the consortium of both ADI & CFH won the bid for managing Papyrus fund , an estimated billion dollar fund directed towards the restructuring of the touristic investments in Egypt. As more attention was directed to the Egyptian non-banking services sector and with the government’s efforts implemented through the introduction of new laws and regulations, ADI recognised the importance of the growth in the sector. In an effort to expand their services base ADI launched NFL in 2004.Most recently, ADI has focused its attention on expanding in two sub-sectors of the non-banking activities sector, namely Mortgage Finance & Insurance Brokerage.
Corporate Finance ADI has vast experience in the world of corporate finance, offering support with Capital Raising, Private Placements, Mergers & Acquisitions, as well as Project Financing to its large client base.
When a client needs to raise capital for an asset that is considered out of reach within their budgetary plan, ADI is there to facilitate and intermediate between potential lenders or investors and the clients. Through ADI's strong skills of financial intermediation, an increase in the client’s productivity is assured. With an increase in productivity, the client is allowed to engage in the global and domestic market place and to source funding, directed primarily from ADI sponsored and structured deals and products. ADI is there to negotiate and protect our client, finding the best solution for raising capital. This will usually take the form of Private Placements, however ADI also capitalises on its shareholder affiliations to offer strong distribution and marketing capability to its clients. ADI utilizes all its abilities to help the client achieve its raising of capital.
Capital Raising transactions for clients are concluded by ADI through private placements and public offerings. ADI assists privately held companies to increase their capital base by means of offering equity interests to strategic investors. The client’s shares are privately traded and monitored for share price and other valuable information. ADI’s inherent commitment to its clients is evident in the thoroughness of their services; private placements also have a post-float monitoring component. ADI monitors the market on behalf of its clients to ensure they are bringing in capital. In addition ADI helps private companies who are trying to make their shares public by assessing the fair stock share pricing based on their level of equity and debt.
Merger and Acquisition/Financial Advisory
ADI provides privately held companies with diagnostic assessment and financial advice on transactions involving strategic acquisitions, leverage buy-outs, corporate control, divestment and other forms of consolidation. ADI is committed to assisting its clients in executing such transactions by providing the appropriate arrangement for the mobilization of the required funding. ADI also aids in identifying and assessing strategic business alliances with the view of investing in and executing deals in the Egyptian market.
When a client is need of finance for specific project ADI offers well integrated technical assistance, and if necessary, adequate financing, tailored to financial structuring and restructuring aspects of transactions in green field and ongoing concerns in the private sector. ADI provides a broad range of services ranging from structuring the deal, establishing investment consortia - which typically comprise of qualified anchor technical investors, marketing and managerial expertise - to capital raising through underwriting equity positions, private placements and the arrangement of debt financing.
Investment Banking ADI will act as the agent in the issuance of securities for corporations as an opportunity to raise capital. ADI will offer financial services and advice to its shareholders and investors who are looking to place their capital in reliable companies. In cooperation with its dynamic team, who conduct rich research and analysis, ADI will attract innovative concepts and technologies to Egypt; this in effect will create a plethora of new businesses and lead to expansions of existing ones, which will profit ADI, as well as its clients and shareholders.
Research and Analysis ADI collaborates in investment opportunities with clients that need financial assistance by using different investment strategies, such as leveraged buyouts, venture capital, growth capital, distressed investment and mezzanine capital. In a typical leveraged buyout transaction, ADI buys majority control of the firm. This is distinct from a venture capital or growth capital investment, in which ADI invests in young or emerging companies to further the Egyptian market growth and diversity.
Capital Markets ADI's grasp of legal and regulatory aspects of businesses in Egypt gives it an edge in helping its clients, whether individuals or institutions, to trade in stocks or bonds. In order to raise funds for organizations and institutions in the public and private sectors, securities will often need to be sold, ADI can aid in the location of full-proof securities. ADI's investor driven strategy puts it in the forefront of the key players in directing both foreign, regional and domestic direct investment in Egypt.
ADI performs detailed research on market segmentation, to understand the right time to enter the market, which facilitates in developing its strategy for its clients. ADI identifies demand driven structured products and services with growth potential; consequently, it is engaged in the structuring and issuance of a number of specialised investment instruments and vehicles. In addition to defining the timing of their market entry ADI keeps in mind the important element of bridging the gap between supply and demand for capital. Furthermore, ADI assists businesses in the development of new products and coordinating the clients work with external consultants.
A client that has products and services that need to be quoted and assessed for market value, ADI offers the client its help as a market maker. ADI supports its primary market operations by underwriting issues and augmenting activity in the capital market by listing and trading issues on the market. Furthermore, ADI offers market-making services for its sponsored and structured deals and products, thus creating an active secondary market reflecting the actual performance of companies and institutions.
Asset Management ADI's rich knowledge and experience will provide its client base with effective advice for the right investment. In addition, ADI will structure, launch and manage closed-ended debt and equity funds addressing a wider spectrum of diversified business in the areas of venture capital, private capital and liquidity management. ADI managed MDIF the first venture capital fund in Egypt with EGP 35 Million, which is directed towards investments in green fields, share capital increases and privatization. Assets under management by ADI & its affiliates has been climbing up reaching around EGP 3 billion in 2010.
Cuurently ADI was awarded the management of the newest SME fund (Bedaya) issued by the Investment Authority through its SME company , the value of the fund is L.E. 134 million and mainly focuses on development of SME projects in Southern Egypt 60% and greater Cairo 40%.